Alex Ferguson plays down own role at Ryder Cup
Alex Ferguson plays down own role at Ryder Cup

Manchester United legend Alex Ferguson on Sunday played down his contribution to Europe`s success after watching the big win over the United States.

Europe defeat USA to retain Ryder Cup
Europe defeat USA to retain Ryder Cup

Europe`s finest golfers captured the Ryder Cup for the sixth time in seven tries on Sunday at Gleneagles, delivering a resounding defeat to an American squad that once dominated the rivalry.

Ryder Cup: Rory McIlroy stuns Rickie Fowler
Ryder Cup: Rory McIlroy stuns Rickie Fowler

Rory McIlroy put on a magnificent display to crush Rickie Fowler 5 and 4 in the standout attraction of the closing 12 singles matches at the Ryder Cup on Sunday.

Ryder Cup isn`t over yet warns Europe`s McGinley
Ryder Cup isn`t over yet warns Europe`s McGinley

No complacency, keep the momentum going and just get the job done. That was the order of the day from Europe skipper Paul McGinley after watching his team go 10-6 clear of the United States in the Ryder Cup on Saturday.

Rory McIlroy and Ian Poulter jump 2-up on US pair at Ryder Cup
Rory McIlroy and Ian Poulter jump 2-up on US pair at Ryder Cup

Rory McIlroy birdied the eighth and ninth holes to put himself and Ian Poulter 2-up over Rickie Fowler and Jimmy Walker at the turn in Saturday`s fourth Ryder Cup fourballs match.

Rickie Fowler hunts first Cup win but Rory McIlroy in his way
Rickie Fowler hunts first Cup win but Rory McIlroy in his way

Europe`s Rory McIlroy and American Rickie Fowler, two of golf`s top young stars, teed off against each other in Saturday`s fourth and final Ryder Cup morning fourballs match at Gleneagles.

US feels the sting of Europe Ryder Cup fightback

Phil Mickelson looked for an emotional comeback Saturday by the United States at the Ryder Cup after squandering an early lead to trail Europe 5-3 after Friday`s opening matches.

Ryder Cup: Late show saves blushes for McIlroy and Garcia

Rory McIlroy and Sergio Garcia saved the best for last to help Europe grab a 5-3 lead over the United States on a pulsating opening day`s play Friday at the Ryder Cup.

Ryder Cup: Rory McIlroy therapy for ailing Poulter

Europe captain Paul McGinley has paired deflated Ryder Cup hero Ian Poulter with world number one Rory McIlroy for Saturday morning`s fourballs as a therapy to restore his confidence.

Europe grabs 5-3 lead after day one at Ryder Cup
Europe grabs 5-3 lead after day one at Ryder Cup

Justin Rose and Henrik Stenson won twice and Rory McIlroy swiped a key half-point as Europe rallied for a 5-3 lead over the United States after day one of the Ryder Cup.

Rory McIlroy, Sergio Garcia rally late for Ryder Cup halve
Rory McIlroy, Sergio Garcia rally late for Ryder Cup halve

Top-ranked Rory McIlroy and third-rated Sergio Garcia took the last two holes to rally and halve with Americans Jimmy Walker and Rickie Fowler in a Ryder Cup foursomes match Friday.

Phil Mickelson strikes first in Rory Ryder Cup rivalry
Phil Mickelson strikes first in Rory Ryder Cup rivalry

Phil Mickelson drew first blood in his Ryder Cup rivalry with Rory McIlroy, sinking a two-foot birdie putt at the 18th hole Friday to win their fourball match at Gleneagles.

McIlroy-Garcia pairing at Ryder Cup looks formidable: Tony Jacklin
McIlroy-Garcia pairing at Ryder Cup looks formidable: Tony Jacklin

The U.S. will deserve to win the Ryder Cup if they can topple the formidable fourballs pairing of Rory McIlroy and Sergio Garcia on Friday, according to Europe`s most decorated captain Tony Jacklin.

Ryder Cup rookies in at deep end for fourball openers
Ryder Cup rookies in at deep end for fourball openers

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.

Europe have edge as USA seek Ryder Cup revenge
Europe have edge as USA seek Ryder Cup revenge

On the face of it, Europe are ideally placed to extend their domination over the United States when the 40th staging of the Ryder Cup gets underway at Gleneagles on Friday.

Mickelson's cheeky jibe at McIlroy and McDowell

A relaxed Phil Mickelson had his audience rolling in the aisles on Wednesday as he discussed a variety of Ryder Cup topics including an issue involving European team mates Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell.

Ryder Cup: Debut has come at just the right time, says proud Gallacher
Ryder Cup: Debut has come at just the right time, says proud Gallacher

Stephen Gallacher has had to wait 19 years to bring his Ryder Cup dreams to life but the seasoned European Tour campaigner believes the timing is just about perfect.

Ryder Cup: Debut has come at just the right time, says proud Gallacher
Ryder Cup: Debut has come at just the right time, says proud Gallacher

Stephen Gallacher has had to wait 19 years to bring his Ryder Cup dreams to life but the seasoned European Tour campaigner believes the timing is just about perfect.

McDowell hints at fourballs break-up with pal Rory McIlroy
McDowell hints at fourballs break-up with pal Rory McIlroy

Former US Open champion Graeme McDowell has given a strong hint that his Ryder Cup fourballs partnership with world number one Rory McIlroy is a thing of the past.

All the Americans will be gunning for Rory McIlroy, says Colin Montgomerie
All the Americans will be gunning for Rory McIlroy, says Colin Montgomerie

World number one Rory McIlroy will have a metaphorical target on his back at this week`s Ryder Cup in the same way Tiger Woods did in his heyday, according to Europe`s triumphant 2010 captain Colin Montgomerie.