When the Ryder Cup tees off at the Country Club in Brookline, Mass., on Sept. 24, Tiger Woods and his U.S. teammates will try to avenge two straight losses to Europe's top golfers. Get a grip on the sport's biggest grudge match with a tour of these sites.
Catch a bird's-eye view of the punishing Country Club course on this Boston Globe- Golf Digest site. There are pictures and analyses of every hole, including the hilly 513-yard par-59th, known as "the Himalayas."
Tiger's official site tracks virtually every swing he's taken, from his appearance on The Mike Douglas Show at age two to his $1 million victory in last month's NEC Invitational. Also, be sure not to miss the video clip showcasing the 10 best shots of his pro career.
The best way to get inside Team Europe, this site has in-depth player and tournament records dating back to 1970. Review Colin Montgomerie's dazzling six-year reign atop the European tour money list or wade through the stats of that tour's 23 Garcias to find rookie phenom Sergio.
Visit the event's official site for real-time scores, news and analysis of every match. Die-hard hackers will relish the Ryder Cup archives, while merchandise junkies can fill their cyber carts (and the PGA of America's pockets) by purchasing Cup paraphernalia.
Two golf sites, golf web and pgatour.com, recently merged to create a megapage offering video highlights of the year's leading events, comprehensive tour stats and player bios, and feature articles.
sites we'd like to see
Real-time updates of Slammin' Sammy's diurnal meanderings as he salsas his way toward the home run record.
On-line alternative film festival for fans who are fed up with baseball movies starring Kevin Costner.