Favoritessettings

Ramsey Cardy/Sportsfile via Getty Images
30mBob Harig

Tiger Woods embraces new Ryder Cup role

Tiger Woods won't hit a shot in competition this week at the Ryder Cup, but his role will be far from ceremonial during the 41st edition of the biennial matches.

play
Did you know: Five Ryder Cup facts (1:37)
play
Palmer's impact went beyond the golf course (1:25)
  • USGA
  • Masters.com
  • TheOpen.com
  • PGATour.com
play2:18
10hTristan Barclay and Alex Perry

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.

Yann Dolan illustration
2dArnold Palmer | 1929-2016

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.

play
SVP shares a personal story about Arnold Palmer (1:47)
play
McIlroy takes Tour Championship to win the FedEx Cup (2:43)
play
Moore falls just short but still really happy with performance (2:23)
Stuart Franklin/Getty Images
2dPA Sport

Levy seals Porsche European Open in playoff

Alexander Levy clinched victory at the Porsche European Open in Bavaria, Germany, by seeing off Ross Fisher on the second playoff hole.

play2:00
2dPA Sport

Europe are Ryder Cup favourites - Rotella

Europe should be favourites for the Ryder Cup, but have found a winning formula by portraying themselves as underdogs, according to Dr Bob Rotella.

Play
5d

Paul Casey on FedExCup and Ryder Cup

Paul Casey opens up to Michael Collins and Jason Sobel about his life, not being in the Ryder Cup and how much winning the FedExCup would mean to him.

Andy Lyons/Getty Images
5dBob Harig

Snedeker calls Watson a 'great teammate'

After Bubba Watson was passed over as a Ryder Cup at-large selection, there was conjecture about the reasons, but Brandt Snedeker called Watson a "great" teammate on Wednesday.

play
Kaymer: No favourite for Ryder Cup (0:38)

Now

Jason Sobel @JasonSobelESPN

PGA Tour announces six nominees for POY: Jason Day, Dustin Johnson, Rory McIlroy, Adam Scott, Jordan Spieth, Henrik Stenson. (It'll be DJ.)

Leo Spall Deputy Editor 

Rory McIlroy says he wants to win this Ryder Cup more than his previous three because of his close relationship with Darren Clarke. He met Europe's captain when celebrating his 10th birthday at Portrush in Northern Ireland.

Bob Harig ESPN Senior Writer 

This seems appropriate for Rory McIlroy after his big haul on Sunday in Atlanta where he won the FedEx Cup. The photo is courtesy of Ian Poulter who is A vice captain for Europe.

Bob Harig ESPN Senior Writer 

The first player interview of the week at the Ryder Cup is a good one. And Rory McIlroy is approximately $11.5-million richer after winning the Tour Championship and FedEx Cup on Sunday

espnW @espnW

Their careers were very different, but there is a place where Arnold Palmer and Jose Fernandez intersect: es.pn/2deqYPs

Keegan Bradley @Keegan_Bradley

Arnold Palmer is the blue print for every PGA tour player/golfer in the world. Proud to have known him. He's an American hero.