Team selection

McGinley considers partners for McIlroy, McDowell

Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell have repeatedly said what is occurring in court in Dublin won’t have any bearing on their Ryder Cup play, but Paul McGinley might have other reasons not to pair them.

Schupak: Early picks hurt U.S. Ryder Cup team

Especially in light of U.S. captain Tom Watson making a big deal about adding a week off between the Tour Championship and the Ryder Cup, what’s the big rush to pick the team?

Watson echoes '93 vision: 'Keep it simple'

Tom Watson may have made his three captain's picks in the same studio where the comedy "Saturday Night Live" is shot, but that was only coincidence as the picks were neither funny nor surprising.

Bill Haas flies under Ryder Cup radar

Bill Haas, with his steady play and under-the-radar personality, missed out on a captain's pick to the U.S. Ryder Cup team.

Golf's scriptwriters whiff on bid for prime-time drama

If forced to give a match-play score to this day of Ryder Cup captain’s picks, it would be a 3-and-2 European victory. And that was before sitting through a New York hour that seemed like it would never end, just to hear Tom Watson say Keegan Bradley, Hunter Mahan and Webb Simpson would round out the American side.

Bradley, Mahan, Simpson named U.S. captain's picks

Keegan Bradley, Hunter Mahan and Webb Simpson have been selected by captain Tom Watson to fill out his U.S. Ryder Cup team for the Sept. 26-28 matches at Gleneagles in Perthshire, Scotland.

Ryder Cup: U.S. player capsules

Here is a closer look at the U.S. squad for the 2014 Ryder Cup, to be played Sept. 26-28 at Gleneagles in Perthshire, Scotland.

Ryder Cup: U.S. captain's pick candidates

U.S. Ryder Cup captain Tom Watson will fill out his 12-man roster with three captain’s picks Tuesday night in New York. Here’s a look at the candidates and how we’re handicapping them heading into Watson’s announcement.

Gallacher, Poulter, Westwood make Ryder Cup team

Stephen Gallacher will make his Ryder Cup debut after receiving a wild-card pick from European captain Paul McGinley. The Scot was one of McGinley’s three picks Tuesday, with Ian Poulter and Lee Westwood.

Kirk an option for Watson's Ryder Cup squad

Chris Kirk used a final-round 65 to capture the Deutsche Bank Championship and firmly put himself on Tom Watson's radar as the Ryder Cup captain makes his wild-card picks on Tuesday night in New York City.

McGinley's decision: Go with Gallacher or star trio?

Stephen Gallacher committed himself to playing on the European Tour to earn Ryder Cup points. He came up just short and now is up against the likes of Ian Poulter, Lee Westwood and Luke Donald for three captain's picks on Tuesday.

Ryder Cup: European player capsules

Here is a closer look at the European squad for the 2014 Ryder Cup, to be played Sept. 26-28 at Gleneagles in Perthshire, Scotland.

5 Things: Henley, Horschel possible Ryder Cup options

Russell Henley (12 under) and Billy Horschel (11 under) weren't a part of the Ryder Cup discussion a week ago, but a win this week could change that in a hurry.

5 Things: Gallacher makes his Ryder Cup case

On a day that Hennie Otto won his third European Tour title, the focus was on Stephen Gallacher and his last-ditch effort to make the European Ryder Cup team. His fate is in the hands of captain Paul McGinley after a third-place finish in Italy.

Tait: Italian Open can provide path to Ryder Cup

European Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley could easily favor Ian Poulter, Lee Westwood and Luke Donald for his at-large selections -- but don't count out Stephen Gallacher if he plays well at the Italian Open.

5 Things: Donaldson earns Ryder Cup spot with win

Jamie Donaldson captured the Czech Masters in Prague, winning his third European Tour title and also securing his spot on the European Ryder Cup team.

Roundtable: Tiger's Ryder Cup decision a good move

Tiger Woods broke the news Wednesday on his website that he was withdrawing his name from consideration for a Ryder Cup captain's pick. The Golfweek staff weighs in on the decision.

Miceli: In stepping aside, Woods steps up

When Tiger Woods pulled his name from consideration for the 2014 U.S. Ryder Cup team, it clearly had to be a difficult decision for the injured 14-time major winner based on his recent comments.

Rude: Woods shouldn't have attempted Valhalla

Maybe Tiger Woods opting to skip the Ryder Cup in the wake of his PGA Championship missed cut at Valhalla will cure what's ailing him -- unlike his game and his injured back, it can't hurt.

Tiger Woods withdraws from Ryder Cup consideration

Ending months of speculation on whether he'd be a captain's pick, Tiger Woods has withdrawn himself from consideration for the 2014 U.S. Ryder Cup team.