In The Rough

Lee Westwood has had a rotten year. The English golfer hasn't won all season. His best finish was 15th, at last month's NEC Invitational in Seattle. Last year, he was ranked No. 4 in the world. Now he's No. 133, the lowest of any player at next week's Ryder Cup. People keep asking whether this fading star has any shine left for his team, and it's getting on his nerves. "People put too much emphasis on [the Cup]," he said two weeks ago, after missing the cut at the European Masters in Switzerland. "It's supposed to be...

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