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Colin Montgomerie completed a less than triumphant return to the scene of his 2010 Ryder Cup success on Friday, as the European golf legend missed the cut at Celtic Manor's Wales Open.

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Montgomerie: McIlroy will bounce backupdated: Wed Apr 13 2011 13:46:00

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.

Montgomerie begins Ryder Cup quest; Dodd and Lara lead in Sicilyupdated: Thu Mar 17 2011 18:14:00

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.

Montgomerie expects Ryder Cup changesupdated: Wed Dec 15 2010 13:25:00

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.

'Very proud' Monty ready to return to the playing ranksupdated: Tue Oct 05 2010 11:03:00

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 recaptures Ryder Cupupdated: Tue Oct 05 2010 11:03:00

Europe wins back the Ryder Cup. Don Riddell speaks with Captain Colin Montgomerie.

Colin Montgomerie and the Ryder Cupupdated: Mon Oct 04 2010 17:20:00

CNN's Don Riddell profiles Colin Montgomerie, the 2010 European Ryder Cup team captain.

Inspired Europe open three-point lead over United Statesupdated: Sun Oct 03 2010 14:54:00

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.

Montgomerie/Pavin: Ryder Cup captains comparedupdated: Sun Oct 03 2010 14:24:00

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.

'Twitter-gate' at Ryder Cup competitionupdated: Sun Oct 03 2010 14:24:00

Don Riddell previews the 2010 Ryder Cup competition and why golfers are banned from social networking during the event.

Monty relents on Twitter ban as Ryder Cup practice beginsupdated: Thu Sep 30 2010 11:51:00

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.

Molinari, Harrington and Donald included in European Ryder Cup teamupdated: Fri Sep 03 2010 11:10:00

Captain Colin Montgomerie has picked Edoardo Molinari, Luke Donald and Padraig Harrington as wild cards to complete his European Ryder Cup team.

Golf's biggest showupdated: Fri Sep 03 2010 11:10:00

Living Golf goes behind the scenes at Celtic Manor to preview preparations for the 2010 Ryder Cup.

Europe's elite talk Ryder Cupupdated: Sat Aug 28 2010 17:45:00

The top contenders for the European Ryder Cup team talk to CNN from Gleneagles ahead of Colin Montgomerie's selection on Sunday.

Molinari brothers battle for Gleneagles crownupdated: Sat Aug 28 2010 17:45:00

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.

Torrance interviews Montgomerieupdated: Thu Aug 05 2010 10:25:00

Former Ryder-Cup winning captain Sam Torrance interviews current European captain Colin Montgomerie for Living Golf.

Ryder Cup Monty braced for latest battleupdated: Thu Aug 05 2010 10:25:00

If there's one golfer worthy of the moniker "Mr Ryder Cup", it's Colin Montgomerie.

Montgomerie on Ryder Cup rivalryupdated: Tue Apr 06 2010 12:17:00

CNN's Justin Armsden talks European Ryder Cup Captain, Colin Montgomerie about selecting this year's team.

Montgomerie will not seek Faldo adviceupdated: Tue Apr 06 2010 12:17:00

Colin Montgomerie has ridiculed suggestions that he will seek advice from Nick Faldo on captaining the European Ryder Cup team in 2010.

Europe take slim lead in Royal Trophyupdated: Sat Jan 09 2010 13:36:00

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.

Monty woe as Wales Open hit by weatherupdated: Sat Jun 06 2009 16:47:00

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.

Montgomerie drops back as Siem takes leadupdated: Fri Mar 27 2009 16:52:00

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.

Montgomerie reveals agreement with Olazabalupdated: Mon Mar 16 2009 13:26:00

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.

Montgomerie named Ryder Captainupdated: Thu Jan 29 2009 03:13:00

CNN's Justin Armden talks to 2010 European Ryder Cup Captain Colin Montgomerie about taking the position.

Monty named European 2010 Ryder Cup captainupdated: Thu Jan 29 2009 03:13:00

Colin Montgomerie will captain Europe's bid to regain golf's Ryder Cup from the United States in 2010 at Celtic Manor in Wales.

Olazabal would accept 2010 Ryder Cup roleupdated: Thu Jan 22 2009 13:40:00

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.

Larrazabal completes unexpected victoryupdated: Sun Jun 29 2008 11:51:00

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.

Newly-wed Monty looks to reign in Spainupdated: Wed Apr 30 2008 14:00:00

Colin Montgomerie returns to tournament action at the Spanish Open this week after getting married for the second time last month.

Montgomerie shines with Match Play winupdated: Wed Feb 20 2008 16:16:00

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.

Ryder Cup hero Monty wants to qualify by rightupdated: Mon Feb 11 2008 08:28:00

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.

Els will face Monty in Match Playupdated: Wed Oct 10 2007 11:22:00

Six-time winner Ernie Els will face Scot Colin Montgomerie in the first round of the World Match Play Championship at Wentworth on Thursday.

Seve Trophy match level at halfwayupdated: Fri Sep 28 2007 13:48:00

Britain and Ireland pulled level with Continental Europe at 5-5 after two days of the Seve Trophy at the Heritage Club, near Dublin.

Late birdie sees Levet share leadupdated: Fri Aug 31 2007 03:49:00

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.

Warren calms down and goes aheadupdated: Thu Aug 30 2007 02:37:00

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. Cameron Morfit: Knowing golf's regulations first step in twisting themupdated: Wed Jul 25 2007 02:09:00

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.

Sick Montgomerie out of BMW Openupdated: Thu Jun 21 2007 05:31:00

Scotland's Colin Montgomerie has withdrawn from this week's BMW International in Munich after falling ill, his manager said.

Monty facing PGA Championship exitupdated: Fri May 25 2007 08:25:00

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 rise for Scottish Openupdated: Mon Feb 19 2007 06:24:00

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.

Cup captain Woosnam in Phuket dateupdated: Tue Jan 30 2007 04:30:00

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.

Montgomerie pulls out of Wie eventupdated: Tue Nov 14 2006 07:25:00

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.

Senior secures Goodwill Trophy winupdated: Tue Nov 14 2006 05:19:00

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 World lead Goodwill Trophyupdated: Mon Nov 13 2006 09:03:00

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.

Montgomerie takes on Wie in Japanupdated: Tue Oct 31 2006 05:46:00

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 complete a crushing victoryupdated: Sun Sep 24 2006 11:49:00

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.

Europe clinch record Ryder Cup winupdated: Sun Sep 24 2006 10:53:00

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.

Woosnam seeking early Monty push updated: Sat Sep 23 2006 16:50:00

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.

Woods/Furyk face Monty/Harringtonupdated: Thu Sep 21 2006 06:29:00

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.

Casey and Micheel make World finalupdated: Sat Sep 16 2006 11:29:00

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.

Campbell slides out to Montgomerieupdated: Fri Sep 15 2006 07:41:00

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.

Montgomerie gives Hamburg a miss updated: Wed Jul 26 2006 06:38:00

Colin Montgomerie has pulled out of this week's Deutsche Bank Players' Championship at Gut Kaden in Hamburg.

Singh, Monty among Open casualtiesupdated: Fri Jul 21 2006 15:33:00

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.

Casey overhauls weary Montgomerieupdated: Sat Jun 24 2006 12:46:00

Paul Casey birdied the final hole to move past the Johnnie Walker Championship leader Colin Montgomerie in the third round at Gleneagles on Saturday.

Montgomerie holds lead on birthdayupdated: Fri Jun 23 2006 14:03:00

Colin Montgomerie celebrated his 43rd birthday by claiming a two-stroke lead at the halfway stage of the Johnnie Walker Championship on Friday.

Montgomerie holds Winged Foot leadupdated: Thu Jun 15 2006 15:34:00

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.

Turks call in Monty the designerupdated: Wed May 24 2006 05:20:00

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.

Big names bid for BMW championshipupdated: Tue May 23 2006 05:18:00

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.

Double bogey halts Monty's chargeupdated: Thu Apr 27 2006 09:07:00

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.

Monty profits from Kingston errorupdated: Sun Dec 04 2005 10:54:00

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.

Yates clear after course record 61updated: Sat Dec 03 2005 08:59:00

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.

Montgomerie in contention after 66updated: Fri Dec 02 2005 11:03:00

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.

Korean goes clear after opening 64updated: Thu Dec 01 2005 11:41:00

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.

Hong Kong pull out by Harrington updated: Wed Nov 30 2005 02:53:00

Ryder Cup star Padraig Harrington is a late withdrawal from the $1.2 million Hong Kong Open which starts on Thursday.

Monty is unperturbed over majorsupdated: Tue Nov 29 2005 05:28:00

Colin Montgomerie has accused the media of being obsessed with his hunt for an elusive first major win.

Montgomerie closer to eighth titleupdated: Fri Oct 28 2005 12:34:00

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.

Daly mistake hands title to Woodsupdated: Mon Oct 10 2005 09:19:00

John Daly missed a three-foot putt on the second playoff hole to gift Tiger Woods his fourth WGC-American Express Championship crown.

Montgomerie masters windy weatherupdated: Fri Sep 30 2005 13:54:00

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.

Poulter leads Seve Trophy comebackupdated: Fri Sep 23 2005 13:19:00

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.

Monty determined to beat bruisingupdated: Sat Aug 06 2005 06:38:00

Colin Montgomerie still hopes to compete in next week's USPGA event despite withdrawing from the Johnnie Walker tournament with a hand injury.

Webster shares lead at Gleneagles updated: Fri Aug 05 2005 14:38:00

Steve Webster hit form before his American debut in the USPGA Championship, to share the Johnnie Walker Championship second round lead.

Montgomerie out after injury blowupdated: Thu Aug 04 2005 08:25:00

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.

Woods claims St Andrews Open gloryupdated: Sun Jul 17 2005 12:39:00

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.

Woods rallies to lead by two shotsupdated: Sat Jul 16 2005 14:35:00

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.

European pair seal U.S. Open berthupdated: Mon May 30 2005 08:56:00

Seven-times European number one Colin Montgomerie and Ireland's Paul McGinley have qualified for next month's U.S. Open at Pinehurst.

Monty suffers in wind at Wentworthupdated: Sat May 28 2005 10:25:00

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.

Fernandez leads way despite stormsupdated: Thu May 05 2005 14:28:00

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.

Montgomerie close to winning againupdated: Wed Apr 27 2005 04:14:00

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.

Montgomerie misses out on Mastersupdated: Wed Mar 30 2005 11:14:00

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.

Monty run cannot stop Wiratchant updated: Sun Mar 27 2005 06:35:00

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.

Montgomerie on course for Augustaupdated: Sat Mar 19 2005 07:27:00

Britons Colin Montgomerie and Paul Casey and Chawalit Plaphol of Thailand share the honours on the third day of the TCL Classic in China.

Superb Jimenez holds two-shot leadupdated: Fri Mar 04 2005 10:48:00

Spaniard Miguel Angel Jimenez upstaged tournament favorite Ernie Els to take a two-shot lead in the Dubai Desert Classic second round.

Montgomerie shares Melbourne leadupdated: Fri Feb 04 2005 10:07:00

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.

Monty is two clear after 54 holesupdated: Sat Dec 11 2004 17:56:00

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.

Woods, Montgomerie tie for leadupdated: Sat Dec 11 2004 05:24:00

Tiger Woods and Colin Montgomerie shared a two-shot lead after the second round of golf's World Challenge in California.

Three share lead in Heritage eventupdated: Thu Sep 23 2004 15:07:00

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 celebrates Ryder Cup winupdated: Mon Sep 20 2004 03:07:00

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.

Monty's putt seals Europe victoryupdated: Sun Sep 19 2004 15:53:00

Colin Montgomerie sank the winning putt as Europe clinched victory over the United States in the 35th Ryder Cup match at Oakland Hills, Michigan.

Europe power into three-point leadupdated: Fri Sep 17 2004 09:27:00

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.

China Open will start 2005 seasonupdated: Fri Sep 10 2004 07:51:00

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.

Montgomerie enhances Cup prospectsupdated: Thu Aug 26 2004 12:58:00

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.

Unknown American Kendall leads wayupdated: Fri Jul 16 2004 14:11:00

A British Open leaderboard containing most of the biggest names in golf is being topped by a little-known US PGA Tour pro.

Faltering Woosnam shares the leadupdated: Fri Jun 25 2004 13:16:00

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.

Montgomerie beats domestic bluesupdated: Thu Jun 03 2004 14:14:00

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.

Howell sparkles in British Mastersupdated: Thu May 06 2004 14:35:00

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.

Montgomerie and wife plan divorceupdated: Thu Apr 29 2004 14:14:00

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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