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Ryder Cup 2014: The Teams Are Set

Captains Tom Watson and Paul McGinley Make Their Selections

With today's announcement of the captains' picks, the teams are finalized, and the buildup to golf's most pressure-packed event can begin in earnest. After a miracle comeback at the Ryder Cup Matches at Medinah in 2012, Europe is the prohibitive favorite to retain the Cup on home turf, as Tom Watson takes a shorthanded American team to Scotland for the most pressure-packed event in golf. Can a U.S.

Top 30 Golfers for the 2014 Majors: No. 18 Lee Westwood

Athlon Counts Down the 30 Golfers to Watch for Majors Season

They’re the cream of the major championship crop, circa 2014 — the Athlon Major Championship Dream Team. Leading up to The Masters, we'll be unveiling Athlon Sports’ 30 players to watch for majors season, with commentary on each from the Golf Channel’s Brandel Chamblee.

No. 18: Lee Westwood

2013 PGA Championship: The Contenders

10 Best Golfers Never To Win a Major Championship

Adam Scott came painfully close to winning last year's British Open before an epic Sunday meltdown.
<p> 10 Best Players Never To Win a Major Championship, including Adam Scott, Sergio Garcia, Dustin Johnson, Brandt Snedeker, Matt Kuchar, Steve Stricker, Lee Westwood, Luke Donald, Justin Rose and Ian Poulter.</p>

Most golfers would rather be the worst player ever to win a major championship than to be given the title of “best player never to win a major.”

Sure, the BPNTWAM post was most famously held by Phil Mickelson, who was a 33-year-old with 22 PGA Tour wins, 46 major appearances and 17 top-10 finishes in majors before finally breaking through at the 2004 Masters. Lefty is now a four-time major champion, and his days as BPNTWAM are a distant memory from another era.

Top 20 Golfers for 2013 Majors: No. 10 Lee Westwood

Athlon Counts Down the 20 Golfers to Watch for Majors Season
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<p> Athlon Counts Down the 20 Golfers to Watch for Majors Season</p>
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They’re the cream of the major championship crop, circa 2013 — the Athlon Major Championship Dream Team. Leading up to The Masters, we'll be unveiling Athlon Sports’ 20 players to watch for majors season, with commentary on each from the Golf Channel’s Brandel Chamblee.

No. 10: Lee Westwood

Rory McIlroy strengthens lead in the world rankings

McIlroy Closes Year in Style with Dubai Win
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<p> World No. 1 Rory McIlroy closed his season in style as he birdied the final five holes to come from behind and win on Sunday in Dubai and that helped him increase his lead in this week's world rankings.</p>
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World No. 1 Rory McIlroy closed his season in style as he birdied the final five holes to come from behind and win on Sunday in Dubai and that helped him increase his lead in this week's world rankings.

Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) - World No. 1 Rory McIlroy closed his season in style as he birdied the final five holes to come from behind and win on Sunday in Dubai and that helped him increase his lead in this week's world rankings.

McIlroy's lead atop the rankings went from 3.53 average points to 4.33.

FedExCup: The Top 10 Players

5 Players Who Could Win the PGA Championship, 3 Who Won't

British Open: 5 Burning Questions

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