Tag Archives: Team USA

By Bernie D'Amato under Ryder Cup


Tomorrow’s press conference will be of utmost importance for the players who failed to automatically qualify for Team USA. At 7pm ET, Captain Tom Watson will select the final three Americans, and his decision is easier than everyone thinks.

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The #ALSIceBucketChallenge is kicking into high gear with athletes, presidents, and billionaires participating in what has become the feel good story of the summer. At the Barclays, Team USA accepted the challenge from Captain Watson, and challenged Team Europe along with two of their teammates who were absent (Lefty and Kuch).

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By WUP Staff under PGA Championship

All stats and figures compiled by Shoshana, a recent graduate school grad with too much time on her hands and an excellent researcher.

Team USA celebrates in 2008

There’s added pressure — even more so than what the major title commands — for some American players this week at the PGA Championship, dubbed “Glory’s Last Shot” since it’s the fourth and final major championship of the season. Well, the tagline is slightly overused, but it bears extra meaning for Team USA Ryder Cup hopefuls to make the squad on points, with the top eight in the standings earning automatic berths to the biennial matches against Team Europe, held this year at Medinah Country Club from September 25-30.

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Dream team USA with their better halves!

The United States captured the World Cup for the first time since 2000 when Tiger Woods and David Duval represented the country. Matt Kuchar and Gary Woodland ended the 11-year dry spell on Sunday, shooting a five-under 67 at Mission Hills to overcome a two-stroke deficit at the start of the day and finish two shots better than Team Germany and Team England.

Kuchar and Woodland, both making their debut at the Omega Mission Hills World Cup, also became the first set of rookies to win since Mark O’Meara and Tiger Woods in 1999.

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