American Brooks Koepka bounced back with a four-under-par second round 68 at the DP World Tour Championship on Friday after severe food poisoning led to him carding an opening 78 at the season-ending Dubai event.
Young American Brooks Koepka looked as cool as a cucumber as he won a battle royal with Ian Poulter to claim the first regular tour victory of his career at the $7 million Turkish Airlines Open on Sunday.
Disparaging comments made by the PGA of America president on social media networks at the expense of Ian Poulter sparked instant debate in the golfing world on Friday, reactions ranging from "disappointing" to "just unfortunate".
Nick Faldo has lost the respect of Europe`s leading golfers after calling Sergio Garcia "useless" during their Ryder Cup victory over the United States at Gleneagles, Europe`s talisman Ian Poulter has said in his autobiography.
American captain Tom Watson has rolled the dice for Friday`s opening salvos at the Ryder Cup by teaming rookies Jordan Spieth and Patrick Reed together and throwing Jimmy Walker into the fray for the morning fourballs.
Bubba Watson played down his newly-acquired "big dog" epithet on Tuesday and said he was ready to curb his exuberance if he felt it could help his American team deal with what is likely to be a red-hot Ryder Cup atmosphere this week.