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Why Mickelson is under pressure at Ryder Cup

Phil Mickelson hasn't minced words while leading the charge to revamp the U.S. Ryder Cup system. Now the heat is on Lefty to deliver inside the ropes.

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Building the ultimate Ryder Cup dream team

While talk has centred on Europe's six rookies and America's final pick of Ryan Moore, ESPN has taken a look back through the ages to put together the ultimate in fantasy lineups.

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Infographic: Arnold Palmer leaves legacy on, off golf course

Arnold Palmer served as one of the most iconic figures in the game. One of golf's Big Three along with Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player, Palmer was a successful businessman and course designer who will forever be a legend in the golf world.


Michael Collins ESPN Senior Writer 

Former U.S. Ryder Cup captains Curtis Strange and Paul Azinger chat with potential future Ryder Cup captain Steve Stricker about course set and how it's changed over the years.

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One moment, he was just a Ryder Cup heckler from North Dakota. Then he was given a time to shine — and delivered. es.pn/2dehAgn

Leo Spall Deputy Editor 

Danny Willett says his Ryder Cup has been tarnished by his brother Pete's insulting rant about Team USA fans - and he has been heckled already. "It's not been too bad with the fans," Danny said. "There's a few shouts out there but you can expect that. It's been pretty tricky for me to get back on and fully focus. I was disappointed in what he wrote and it put a bit of a downer on my first Ryder Cup."

Leo Spall Deputy Editor 

Danny Willett has already been heckled at the Ryder Cup after his brother's insulting rant about Team USA fans.


Michael Collins ESPN Senior Writer 

Heckling at the Ryder Cup could earn you $100!! Careful which smack talker you grab from the crowd Henrik Stenson!!