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Americans will target McIlroy, says Montgomerie

World number one Rory McIlroy will have a metaphorical target on his back at this week's Ryder Cup in the same way Tiger Woods did in his heyday, according to Europe's triumphant 2010 captain Colin Montgomerie.

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Muirfield Memories: Scotland"s Other Ryder Cup

It seems somewhat incongruous, given Scotland's role in the storied history of golf, that The 2014 Ryder Cup will be only the second staged in the 'Home of Golf', yet that will be the case when Gleneagles, Perthshire, plays host to the 40th edition of the transatlantic clash this week. It was 1973, 41 years ago this week, when Muirfield in East Lothian held what was just the 20th edition of The Ryder Cup, as Jack Burke's American side travelled to Scotland on the back of a seven-match unbeaten...

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Conceded putts: A unique part of the Ryder Cup

By Joseph Demling PGA.com The Ryder Cup is one of the most unique sporting events in the world for many different reasons, including a quirky match-play rule - the conceded putt. It can be looked at as sportsmanship or the use of gamesmanship and more times than not it has come into play at the Ryder Cup.

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Torrance backs Ryder Cup rookies to shine

European vice-captain Sam Torrance has backed his side's rookies to thrive under the pressure of the Ryder Cup and make the most of the "huge" advantage of playing at home.

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Do You Believe in Miracles?

The U.S. team featuring Keegan Bradley and Phil Mickelson are big underdogs at this week's Ryder Cup. Can they pull off the upset? Our roundtable on who will win in Scotland, which players are on the hot seat, and whether Tiger Woods should coach himself.

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The Eagles Have Landed: Team USA touches down

After countless months and thousands of hours of preparation and planning, Captain Tom Watson and his American side touched down this morning at Edinburgh Airport signalling the start of Ryder Cup week proper, writes RyderCup.com's Will Pearson. Watson, plus his 12-strong team and assembled entourage, landed on the east coast of Scotland at precisely 0925 local time after an overnight transatlantic flight, with European team Captain Paul McGinley, and his wife Ally, on hand to personally welcome...

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