Europe reclaimed the Ryder Cup, winning a thriller that went down to the final singles match Monday.
Bolstered by the sight of blue on every leaderboard, they won five matches and halved the last one when Francesco Molinari knocked in a 3-foot birdie putt and celebrated with his brother, Edoardo. That stretched their lead to 9 1/2-6 1/2.
For the first time in the 83-year history of the Ryder Cup, this competition will have to finish on Monday!
When play was called because of darkness, the U.S. had a 6-4 lead. But Europe was ahead in all six matches that got started late in the afternoon.
A seven plus hour rain delay has backed up play at the Ryder Cup.
After a long rain delay, the Americans have rallied for a narrow Ryder Cup lead at the end of the first day.
Phil Mickelson and Dustin Johnson will start things off for the American team when Ryder Cup play begins Friday morning.
There are a lot of festivities the week of the Ryder Cup, making the week even more exciting for the players, sponsors, guests of players, and others important enough to get tickets to various events.
Tiger Woods was among those from both the US and European Ryder Cup teams who answered media questions.
It was the second victory this year for Johnson, a 26-year-old American who has quickly emerged as one of golf’s rising stars.
I am going to treat every player the same. The objective is to try to win the Ryder Cup and if in my judgment I think Tiger is to play five matches, or should play four or three, then that is what I will do.
Tiger Woods is going to the Ryder Cup as a captain’s pick with his 71 victories and 14 majors. So is 21-year-old Rickie Fowler, who has never won anything at all.