Tom Watson has named Steve Stricker as assistant captain for the 2014 Ryder Cup at Gleneagles, Golfweek has learned while on the grounds at Valhalla for the PGA Championship.
U.S. Ryder Cup Captain Tom Watson played Gleneagles with Keegan Bradley to take a look at the course that in just over two months will host the 40th Ryder Cup.
Graeme McDowell's victory at the French Open moved him closer to a Ryder Cup spot as the Northern Irishman moved to 10th in European Points and 12th in World Points – he was previously 22nd and 16th, respectively.
After being fitted for his potential Ryder Cup gear at the Memorial on Tuesday, Matt Kuchar already feels his juices flowing as the U.S. tries to regain the crown they saw slip through their fingers at Medinah.
Bubba Watson's second Masters victory vaulted him to first in the latest U.S. Ryder Cup standings.
Tiger Woods will enter this week's Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill not only looking for his first victory of the season, but also trying to move up in the U.S. Ryder Cup standings, where he is ranked 40th.
Andrew Jowett, head professional at The Gleneagles Hotel, recently gave Golfweek a scouting report on Gleneagles, the site of this year's Ryder Cup.
During the recent PGA Merchandise Show, Golfweek talked with Premier Golf's Jim Ward and Wide World of Golf's Bill Hogan about the Ryder Cup and the golf travel market.