hether Mickelson turns out to be a positive or negative force, the chances are he’ll come out ahead. Because whether he plays well or not, or whether task-force concepts are successful, the United States should win at Hazeltine.
Its lineup is superior. As always, based on the World Ranking, the Americans will have more depth. But this year, the three topranked US players – Dustin Johnson, Jordan Spieth and Bubba Watson – would appear to be a more potent trio than European counterparts Rory McIlroy, Henrik Stenson and DannyWillett.And the galleries in golfstarved Minnesota will roar with Midwest-