Andy Sullivan and Shane Lowry of Team Europe: “The whole experience of playing in the EurAsia Cup has whetted my appetite for the year ahead and on trying to make the team for the Ryder Cup.”  Photo:  Arep Kulal/Getty Images

I locked the clubs away for the winter, four weeks in the club glove bag with no desire at all to unzip them. But, once I did, it was with a renewed a(...)