We have learned from the Ry­der Cup

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point. That had not hap­pened in a Ry­der Cup since 1975 at Lau­rel Val­ley, when a US side cap­tained by the late golf icon Arnold Palmer de­feated Europe 21-11. Most play­ers found nice ways to say it or down­play it but there were far too many jerks get­ting in the faces and on the nerves of Euro­pean play­ers at the Ry­der Cup.

4. Swipe from ex­perts

Europe had won eight of the past 10 Ry­der Cups. The US re­vamped its pro­gramme by ba­si­cally do­ing what Europe does. Keep a core of peo­ple and have it evolve over time.

5. Long live the “King”

Arnold Palmer died a week ago. His legacy is in ev­ery pro golfer all over the world. Palmer, nick­named the “King,” touched the hearts of ev­ery player at the Ry­der Cup. He’s gone. He will never be for­got­ten.

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