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The Galveston County Daily News : Golf

September 2, 2014

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Tom Watson fills out his Ryder Cup team

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. captain Tom Watson went with experience and a gut feeling Tuesday night when he filled out his Ryder Cup team with Keegan Bradley, Hunter Mahan and Webb Simpson.

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Tuesday 09/02/2014
Picking the best of the worst for Ryder Cup
Updated: September 02, 2014 - 4:02 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — Graeme McDowell saw this coming nine months ago when his thoughts turned to the Ryder Cup.

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Poulter, Westwood, Gallacher picked for Ryder Cup
Updated: September 02, 2014 - 1:01 pm

VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — It was not an easy phone call for European Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley — breaking the news to Luke Donald that he was being left off the team to face the United States at Gleneagles this month.

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Kirk wins Deutsche Bank, gets into Ryder Cup talk
Updated: September 02, 2014 - 6:01 am

NORTON, Mass. (AP) — Chris Kirk figured the Ryder Cup was out of his hands when he failed to earn one of the nine automatic spots. He already has plans to be at the Tennessee-Georgia football game during the matches in Scotland. He doesn't see any need to call U.S. captain Tom Watson and lobby for a pick.

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Monday 09/01/2014
Kirk rallies to win the Deutsche Bank
Updated: September 01, 2014 - 10:00 pm

NORTON, Mass. (AP) — Chris Kirk made three big putts and captured the biggest win of his career Monday in the Deutsche Bank Championship. Whether that was enough for U.S. captain Tom Watson to add him to the Ryder Cup team was the least of his concerns.

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McGinley prepares to announce Ryder Cup wild cards
Updated: September 01, 2014 - 12:01 pm

When three of Europe's biggest names failed to automatically qualify for the Ryder Cup team, the equation appeared simple for captain Paul McGinley as he prepared to select his three wild cards.

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Henley leads a large chasing pack at Deutsche Bank
Updated: September 01, 2014 - 6:00 am

NORTON, Mass. (AP) — Russell Henley either was playing down his chances or looking at Rory McIlroy's name high on the leaderboard in the Deutsche Bank Championship.

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Sunday 08/31/2014
Golf Capsules
Updated: September 01, 2014 - 12:03 am

NORTON, Mass. (AP) — Russell Henley made five birdies in a seven-hole stretch Sunday on his way to a 6-under 65, giving him a one-shot lead in the Deutsche Bank Championship going into a Labor Day finish loaded with possibilities.

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Fred Couples wins Champions Tour event
Updated: September 01, 2014 - 12:03 am

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Fred Couples won the Champions Tour's Shaw Charity Classic on Sunday, chipping in for eagle for a course-record 9-under 61 and beating Billy Andrade with a tap-in birdie on the first hole of a playoff.

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