I think it is only fair that I cover the Team USA final picks for the upcoming President’s Cup. I talked about Ernie Els Canadian pick, but this brilliant move is overshadowed in the media by Tiger Woods’ pick of himself! Yup, he will be a playing captain. This move is not unprecedented as he will join Hale Irwin (1994) as the only playing captains in the competition’s history. So, I wonder if this is a good choice?Continue reading
No real insights before the action at the Ryder Cup today. With Team Europe leading 10-6, Team USA knows what to do. All I hope is that the action is exciting and the fans see some fantastic head to head matches. Continue reading
Stop the presses! As always at the Ryder Cup, nothing is going as expected. Given the powerhouse line up of Team USA, the results of Day One has caught the golfing world by surprise…..or has it? Continue reading
Every two years, one player stands above the rest. This player is on top of their game and easily defeats any challenger. Last year, Team USA’s big winner was Patrick Reed and Team Europe’s was Thomas Pieters. They both lead their respective teams with the most points and in the case of Reed, provided some fire sadly missing from previous USA teams. This year, Reed is back, but composition of the team is different and his antics might not fit this team. I guess we shall see soon enough; the real question remains of who is going to be the top player for Team USA and Team Europe. Continue reading
Phil Mickelson is a fixture at the Ryder Cup. This 47-year-old professional golfer is once again demonstrating why he would be a perfect selection for the 2018 Ryder Cup. His record through the years demonstrates that he is a tenacious competitor and as a senior elder on tour; will provide the leadership Team USA needs to repeat as champions. I realize it is a bit early to start pointing towards team players, but I like to live on the edge and make my predictions early.