Golf, 2014 in review
• With all those Scottish fans chanting and singing and the photographers jostling for position, it seemed as if
• While McIlroy was cementing his position in the men's game, a new star made history on the
• If the Ryder Cup was a crowning moment for McIlroy, it represented a low point for American golf. The U.S. team arrived at Gleneagles as a heavy underdog and played like it, struggling through foursome matches on the way to a resounding defeat, 16 1/2 to 11 1/2. Afterward, players vented their frustration with Captain Tom Watson. In an open letter published several days later, Watson responded: "The bottom line is this. I was their captain. In hindsight whatever mistakes that were made were mine."