PGA OF AMERICA/EUROPEAN TOUR

RYDER CUP

Site: Medinah, Ill.

Schedule: Friday and Saturday, four morning foursomes matches and four afternoon fourball matches; Sunday, 12 singles matches.

Course: Medinah Country Club, No. 3 Course (7,658 yards, par 72)

TV: ESPN (Friday, 5 a.m.-4:30 p.m.) and NBC (Saturday, 6 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sunday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.)

United States (c-captain's pick): Keegan Bradley, Jason Dufner, c-Jim Furyk, c-Dustin Johnson, Zach Johnson, Matt Kuchar, Phil Mickelson, Webb Simpson, c-Brandt Snedeker, c-Steve Stricker, Bubba Watson, Tiger Woods. Captain: Davis Love III.

Europe: c-Nicolas Colsaerts, Luke Donald, Sergio Garcia, Peter Hanson, Martin Kaymer, Paul Lawrie, Graeme McDowell, Rory McIlroy, Francesco Molinari, c-Ian Poulter, Justin Rose, Lee Westwood. Captain: Jose Maria Olazabal.

Series: United States leads 25-11-2.

Last matches: Europe won in a Monday finish in 2010 at Celtic Manor in Wales, beating the United States 141/2-131/2 when McDowell held off Hunter Mahan 3 and 1 in the final singles match.

Last week: Snedeker won the Tour Championship at East Lake in Atlanta to take the FedEx Cup. He earned $11.44 million, receiving $1.44 for the tournament win and $10 million for the FedEx Cup title.


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Notes: Woods has played on only one winning Ryder Cup team in six appearances in the event. He has a 13-14-2 record. ... The top-ranked McIlroy was 1-1-2 in his Ryder Cup debut at Celtic Manor. ... In 2008 at Valhalla (Ky.), the last matches in the U.S., the Americans won 161/2-111/2 for their first victory since 1999. ... Donald played at Northwestern and lives in Chicago. ... The 2014 event will be played at Gleneagles in Scotland.

LPGA TOUR

Next event: LPGA Malaysia, Oct. 11-14, Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country Club, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

CHAMPIONS TOUR

Next event: SAS Championship, Oct. 5-7, Prestonwood Country Club, Cary, N.C.

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