Europe equaled the largest comeback in history on Sunday, overcoming a 4-point deficit to win the Ryder Cup on Sunday when it looked like the U.S. would win the event in a walk.
Watson and Simpson birdied seven of their first eight holes, and their lone par – on No. 2 – was still good enough to win the hole.
Even with Tiger Woods struggling, the Americans managed a tie in the first session of the Ryder Cup.
Mickelson is the most experienced player on the U.S. team, playing in every Ryder Cup team since 1995. The four-time major champion has a record of 11-17-6 in the Ryder Cup.
The Europeans are making a run at the Ryder Cup and have an early 2-0 lead.
Oh stop it with all this “The replacement refs will leave a stain on this season.” In Green Bay, maybe. But I’m thinking the Packers are good enough to overcome 1 game.
Leading off with its strongest team, world No. 1 Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell, Europe has begun defense of the Ryder Cup.
There will be no room for growing pains for Bradley and the other three U.S. rookies – Jason Dufner, Webb Simpson and Brandt Snedeker.
Sergio Garcia was as spirited as ever two years ago, never letting on how disappointed he was to be on the sidelines at the Ryder Cup.
European Ryder Cup captain Jose Maria Olazabal is surprised Hunter Mahan has missed the United States team.
Ryder Cup captain Davis Love III has filled out his 12-man American team with Steve Stricker, Jim Furyk, Dustin Johnson and Brandt Snedeker.
Phil Mickelson won’t have to spend the next three weeks wondering if he’ll be in the Ryder Cup.