Europe's victorious 2010 Ryder Cup captain Colin Montgomerie has told CNN that Rory McIlroy will bounce back from surrendering a four-shot lead at the 2011 Masters at Augusta.
Colin Montgomerie made a solid start in his quest to qualify for Europe's 2012 Ryder Cup team with an opening round of 69 at the Sicilian Open.
Victorious Ryder Cup captain Colin Montgomerie said on Wednesday that he expected to see significant changes made to golf's Europe versus U.S. team competition in the future.
Colin Montgomerie is "very proud" to have led Europe to Ryder Cup victory, but is already looking forward to his attempt to qualify for the team as a player for the 2012 match against the United States in Chicago.
Europe wins back the Ryder Cup. Don Riddell speaks with Captain Colin Montgomerie.
CNN's Don Riddell profiles Colin Montgomerie, the 2010 European Ryder Cup team captain.
An inspired European team grabbed a three-point lead over the United States ahead of the concluding singles after dominating the fourballs and foursomes play in the 38th Ryder Cup match at Celtic Manor on Sunday.
As the Ryder Cup contest between Europe and America is in full swing at Celtic Manor in Wales, the pressure is on for the team captains to deliver victory from their players. CNN profiles the men under the spotlight.
Don Riddell previews the 2010 Ryder Cup competition and why golfers are banned from social networking during the event.
European captain Colin Montgomerie has had his first change of heart in Ryder Cup week, revealing that he was relaxing a ban on his players using their Twitter blogs.
Captain Colin Montgomerie has picked Edoardo Molinari, Luke Donald and Padraig Harrington as wild cards to complete his European Ryder Cup team.
Living Golf goes behind the scenes at Celtic Manor to preview preparations for the 2010 Ryder Cup.
The top contenders for the European Ryder Cup team talk to CNN from Gleneagles ahead of Colin Montgomerie's selection on Sunday.
Italian Edoardo Molinari moved to within one shot of his brother, and tournament leader, Francesco Molinari heading into the final round of the Johnnie Walker Championship at Gleneagles, Scotland.
Former Ryder-Cup winning captain Sam Torrance interviews current European captain Colin Montgomerie for Living Golf.
If there's one golfer worthy of the moniker "Mr Ryder Cup", it's Colin Montgomerie.
CNN's Justin Armsden talks European Ryder Cup Captain, Colin Montgomerie about selecting this year's team.
Colin Montgomerie has ridiculed suggestions that he will seek advice from Nick Faldo on captaining the European Ryder Cup team in 2010.
Colin Montgomerie's Europe team have battled back to take a 4.5-3.5 lead over Asia into the final day of the Royal Trophy in Thailand.
European Ryder Cup captain Colin Montgomerie twice found the water as his hopes of victory at the Wales Open disappeared in a rain-hit third round at Celtic Manor.
Colin Montgomerie struggled to stay in touch as German Marcel Siem and England's Graeme Storm turned on the style at the Andalucian Open in Seville on Friday.
Jose Maria Olazabal has agreed to be assistant to European captain Colin Montgomerie at next year's Ryder Cup in Wales, but only if he does not qualify for the side.
CNN's Justin Armden talks to 2010 European Ryder Cup Captain Colin Montgomerie about taking the position.
Colin Montgomerie will captain Europe's bid to regain golf's Ryder Cup from the United States in 2010 at Celtic Manor in Wales.
Jose Maria Olazabal has put himself forward as a candidate for the 2010 European Ryder Cup captaincy, even though the Spaniard may have to wait until 2012 -- with Colin Montgomerie favorite to take charge at Celtic Manor next year.
Spanish rookie Pablo Larrazabal pulled off one of the most unexpected European PGA Tour wins in recent years when he captured the French Open at Le Golf National by four shots on Sunday.
Colin Montgomerie returns to tournament action at the Spanish Open this week after getting married for the second time last month.
Padraig Harrington, Sergio Garcia and Colin Montgomerie posted emphatic victories as the European contingent made a strong start in the first round at the Accenture Match Play Championship in Marana, Arizona.
Colin Montgomerie wants to qualify by right and not rely on a wildcard pick to make Nick Faldo's European Ryder Cup team later this year.
Six-time winner Ernie Els will face Scot Colin Montgomerie in the first round of the World Match Play Championship at Wentworth on Thursday.
Britain and Ireland pulled level with Continental Europe at 5-5 after two days of the Seve Trophy at the Heritage Club, near Dublin.
Frenchman Thomas Levet birdied the final hole for a five-under-par 68 to tie Simon Wakefield for the second-round lead in the Johnnie Walker Championship on Friday.
Marc Warren was full of praise for coach Bob Torrance today after taking the Johnnie Walker Championship first round lead at Gleneagles with a superb eight-under-par 65.
Golf is a game of integrity. (Mostly.) It's about honor. (Kind of.) But most of all it's about knowing the rules, because take it from the pros: If you know 'em, you can find a way to bend them, subvert them or otherwise take advantage of them.
Scotland's Colin Montgomerie has withdrawn from this week's BMW International in Munich after falling ill, his manager said.
Colin Montgomerie looked like missing the cut at the PGA Championship for only the second time in his career after tumbling to a four-over-par 76 in the second round on Friday.
Prize money for the 2007 Scottish Open tournament will rise by £500,000 ($974,949) to £3 million ($5.84m), the European Tour said on Monday.
Ryder Cup captain Ian Woosnam and Colin Montgomerie will join three of the world's top 10 players in Phuket for the $2.44 million Johnnie Walker Classic, organizers have said.
Eight-time European number one Colin Montgomerie has withdrawn from the Casio World Open where U.S. teenage star Michelle Wie is due to take on the men again.
The International team won the inaugural Goodwill Trophy 6 1/2 to 5 1/2, with Australia's Peter Senior securing the winning point with a final hole victory over Bradley Dredge of Wales.
Rest of the world skipper Retief Goosen and Michael Campbell helped their team to a 2 1/2 to 1 1/2 lead over Europe and the U.S. after the first day of the inaugural Goodwill Trophy in Shenzhen on Monday.
Eight-time European number one Colin Montgomerie has been confirmed in the field for next month's Casio World Open in Japan as he searches for an elusive victory in 2006.
Europe retained the Ryder Cup in emphatic style on Sunday with a dominating singles performance that won the trophy for a record third successive time.
Swedish rookie Henrik Stenson holed a short putt to beat Vaughn Taylor four and three and clinch a record third consecutive Ryder Cup victory for Europe over the United States, at the K Club.
Europe captain Ian Woosnam is banking on Colin Montgomerie, Sergio Garcia and Paul Casey to push his team towards victory in Sunday's Ryder Cup singles.
Tiger Woods and Jim Furyk will launch proceedings at the 36th Ryder Cup in a mouth-watering clash with Europe's Colin Montgomerie and Padraig Harrington in Friday's opening fourball matches.
Paul Casey bulldozed his way past a listless Colin Montgomerie at Wentworth on Saturday, crushing his Ryder Cup team-mate 6 and 5 to reach the final on his World Match Play Championship debut.
Defending champion Michael Campbell of New Zealand joined the exodus of the top seeds at the World Match Play championships as he was beaten on the final hole by Colin Montgomerie of Scotland in Friday's quarterfinals.
Colin Montgomerie has pulled out of this week's Deutsche Bank Players' Championship at Gut Kaden in Hamburg.
World number three Vijay Singh, and eight-times European number one Colin Montgomerie were the highest profile players to miss the cut in the British Open.
Paul Casey birdied the final hole to move past the Johnnie Walker Championship leader Colin Montgomerie in the third round at Gleneagles on Saturday.
Colin Montgomerie celebrated his 43rd birthday by claiming a two-stroke lead at the halfway stage of the Johnnie Walker Championship on Friday.
Britain's Colin Montgomerie, still chasing his first major title, upstaged U.S. Masters champion Phil Mickelson by taking an early one-shot lead in the U.S. Open first round.
Eight-times European number one Colin Montgomerie is to boost his expanding course-design portfolio by helping to create a new $100 million golf and hotel complex in Turkey.
South Africans Retief Goosen and Ernie Els, ranked third and sixth respectively in the world, lead a glittering array of talent in this week's BMW Championship at Wentworth.
Last year's European number one Colin Montgomerie looked set to take the lead on the first day of the Spanish Open on Thursday until a sorry double bogey on 14th derailed his round.
European Order of Merit winner Colin Montgomerie continued his renaissance with a one-shot win over South Africa's James Kingston in the Hong Kong Open on Sunday.
Simon Yates shot a course record nine-under-par 61 to storm into a two-stroke lead at the end of the third round of the $1.2 million Hong Kong Open.
Colin Montgomerie sounded a warning after he shot a second round four-under-par 66 to move into contention at the halfway stage of the Hong Kong Open.
South Korean Kang Wook-soon left some of Europe's top players in his wake by carding a six-under 64 for a one-stroke first round lead at the Hong Kong Open.
Ryder Cup star Padraig Harrington is a late withdrawal from the $1.2 million Hong Kong Open which starts on Thursday.
Colin Montgomerie has accused the media of being obsessed with his hunt for an elusive first major win.
Colin Montgomerie all but sealed a record eighth European Order of Merit title when he moved eight shots clear of Michael Campbell at the Volvo Masters.
John Daly missed a three-foot putt on the second playoff hole to gift Tiger Woods his fourth WGC-American Express Championship crown.
Colin Montgomerie took a huge step towards an eighth European order of merit when he mastered windy conditions at St Andrews to take a one-stroke Dunhill Links Championship lead.
Great Britain and Ireland fought back in the Seve Trophy on Friday with Ian Poulter putting the controversy of the opening day behind him to combine with Nick Dougherty for a crucial victory.
Colin Montgomerie still hopes to compete in next week's USPGA event despite withdrawing from the Johnnie Walker tournament with a hand injury.
Steve Webster hit form before his American debut in the USPGA Championship, to share the Johnnie Walker Championship second round lead.
Colin Montgomerie pulled out of the Johnnie Walker Championship on Thursday because of a hand injury and may miss next week's U.S. PGA Championship.
Tiger Woods repelled a mid-round challenge before pulling away on the back nine to claim his tenth major title with victory in the British Open at St Andrews on Sunday.
Tiger Woods recovered from a stumbling start to shoot a scrappy third-round 71 and stay on course for his second British Open title at St Andrews.
Seven-times European number one Colin Montgomerie and Ireland's Paul McGinley have qualified for next month's U.S. Open at Pinehurst.
Colin Montgomerie's hopes of automatically qualifying for next month's U.S. Open were effectively blown away in the BMW Championship third round on Saturday.
Lightning struck twice at Castello Tolcinasco as the Italian Open was again hit by storms and Spanish rookie Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano took the first round lead.
Seven-time European champion Colin Montgomerie said Wednesday he is almost back to his best after a miserable few years both on and off the course.
Colin Montgomerie's hopes of playing in next week's Masters have been dashed after the Scot failed to win one of five special last-minute invites.
Colin Montgomerie set a European Tour record for successive birdies and missed a makeable putt to break 60, but it was Thailand's Thaworn Wiratchant who won a low-scoring Indonesian Open.
Britons Colin Montgomerie and Paul Casey and Chawalit Plaphol of Thailand share the honours on the third day of the TCL Classic in China.
Spaniard Miguel Angel Jimenez upstaged tournament favorite Ernie Els to take a two-shot lead in the Dubai Desert Classic second round.
Colin Montgomerie shot a flawless six-under-par 65 to grab a share of the lead with Peter Lonard after the second round of the Heineken Classic at Royal Melbourne.
Scot Colin Montgomerie fired a four-under par 67 to grab a two-stroke lead after three rounds of the World Challenge golf tournament at Sherwood Country Club, California.
Tiger Woods and Colin Montgomerie shared a two-shot lead after the second round of golf's World Challenge in California.
Briton Graeme McDowell, Australian Nick O'Hern and Spain's Jose Manuel Lara share the Heritage first round lead as four members of Europe's victorious Ryder Cup team returned to action.
Europe's golfers have been celebrating their Ryder Cup victory after handing the Americans their worst defeat in the 77-year history of the matches.
Colin Montgomerie sank the winning putt as Europe clinched victory over the United States in the 35th Ryder Cup match at Oakland Hills, Michigan.
Inspired by a brilliant putting display, holders Europe secured the first three points in the opening fourballs against the United States at the 35th Ryder Cup on Friday.
The China Open will make its first appearance on the European PGA Tour when it opens the 2005 season in November this year, the tour has revealed.
Colin Montgomerie enhanced his prospects of picking up a Ryder Cup wildcard with a five under par 67 in the first round of the German Open.
A British Open leaderboard containing most of the biggest names in golf is being topped by a little-known US PGA Tour pro.
Ian Woosnam blew a three shot lead in the French Open when he bogeyed three of the last four holes at Le Golf National in Paris.
Troubled Colin Montgomerie moved to within two strokes of the Wales Open first round lead with a five-under-par 67 at Newport on Thursday.
England's David Howell emerged as the first round leader of the British Masters at the Forest of Arden on Thursday thanks to a sparkling six-under 66.
Colin Montgomerie and his wife Eimear have separated "with a view to divorce" the British golfer's spokesman Guy Kinnings announced on Thursday.
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