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The man who saved the Ryder Cup

Tony Jacklin never played on a single winning Ryder Cup team, yet deserves much of the credit for turning the biennial matches into golf's treasure that we enjoy today.

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Across The Pond: Can Ryan Moore be the difference? (1:59)
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Phil opens up about 2004 Ryder pairing with Tiger

Phil Mickelson said Wednesday that a lack of preparation time led to the failed pairing with Tiger Woods at the 2004 Ryder Cup, and he emphasized the importance of player input.

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James: An honour to have known Palmer (0:31)
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Rookie Sullivan excited for Ryder Cup debut (0:53)
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Garcia: You don't win the Ryder Cup with your mouth (0:41)
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Did you know: Five Ryder Cup facts (1:37)
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Palmer's impact went beyond the golf course (1:25)
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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.

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SVP shares a personal story about Arnold Palmer (1:47)
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McIlroy takes Tour Championship to win the FedEx Cup (2:43)
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Moore falls just short but still really happy with performance (2:23)
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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.

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Guess they had to do a quick paint job to add Bubba Watson's name to the cart as a new Ryder Cup vice-captain. And he had his caddie, Ted Scott, driving on the 18th hole.

Bob Harig ESPN Senior Writer 

Had a chance to chat with Tiger Woods during the Ryder Cup practice round at Hazeltine, where he is serving as a vice captain and was overseeing the group of Dustin Johnson, Jordan Spieth, Patrick Reed and Matt Kuchar. Woods is very much invested in his duties; is working out every morning but doesn't have time to hit balls here; seems in good spirits; gave every indication he'll be playing the Safeway Open in two weeks.

Bob Harig ESPN Senior Writer 

Pretty big turnout for a practice round two days before the Ryder Cup.

Jason Sobel ESPN Senior Writer 

U.S. Ryder Cup captain Davis Love III said he "might mix it up" with pods today. Zach Johnson and Brooks Koepka swapped spots. Other than that, same foursomes practicing at Hazeltine as yesterday. They are: Group 1: Rickie Fowler, Brooks Koepka, Phil Mickelson, Jimmy Walker Group 2: Dustin Johnson, Matt Kuchar, Patrick Reed, Jordan Spieth Group 3: J.B. Holmes, Zach Johnson, Ryan Moore, Brandt Snedeker