The wait is nearly over for the 2016 Ryder Cup just
a couple hours to our west at Hazeltine National golf
Earlier today, News 8 sports went out for a taste
of the festivities
team is ready for battle.
possibly the best team ever assembled
A bold call considering the Americans are 2-8 in the
last 10 Ryder Cups.
we'll see if the Midwest can play host to an Team
If there's anything that's kind of left on the docket,
it's the fact that I have not been on a winning Ryder
Cup Team yet.
You know, I'm not suggesting it's going to be this
week, because that's not the right thing to say or
it's not realistic; but I like the opportunity presented
this week, and I'm excited to get out there and compete.
The fun begins tomorrow morning at .
Along with the golf, Ryder Cup weekend is all about
And earlier today News 8's Charlie Clifford meets
a group that is ready to steal the show at Hazeltine.
Gregg, we've found our way to a group of shy, quiet
young men that have made the trip across the pond.
I'm here with Jonathan Westlake, Jonathan how did
you convince the wives to cross the pond this weekend?
Well, it's been a difficult one.
I think they were impressed with our previous commitments
at the Ryder Cup.
We made such a good impression that they were happy
to talk about us at their works and with their friends.
It is difficult for me this year because my daughter
is turning seven on Saturday.
Happy birthday Nammy.
I am really sorry I can't be there but the clown got
booked for an alternative gig.
The Guardian of the cup, the name on the back of these
explain this to me Jonathan.
Well, we decided to call ourselves this and I supposed
we've been winning this thing for so many consecutive
tournaments, we may as well all ourselves the guardians.
I heard you boys like to sing a little bit.
Now as you heard, Danny Willett's brother Peter did
some singing earlier this week too.
What is the song for Danny Willett? Can you give us
a short rendition?
You were shooting 69 when you were five years old,
that much is true.
But, now you are Masters champion and top ten in the
And a new dad too.
It might be your first time, there is no doubt in
our mind, that you will win the Ryder Cup for Europe,
Danny Willett Baby, Danny Willett Oh.
Danny Willet Baby, We love you.
If you just sing that for three days straight there
will not be any booing in this place.
I hope you guys stay safe this weekend and good luck.
Thanks for the time.
Back here - the Dick Mitchell Cross Country invite
at Forest Hills.
First the boy's race.
That belongs all to Central's Sam Pinkowski.
He crosses the line first at .1
Aquinas's Jeremiah Degroot finishes third.
His time is .5.
Teammate Ryan Scheidt just behind him in 7-th.
Crossing at .1.
Eastview places five in the top eight to win the team
here is the individual winner Pinkowski.
It's always so fun to run with my classmates and some
of my teachers watching me.
It was really fun and I'm pretty happy with it, it
was a good run.
G-E-T's Dana Feyen cruises past her competition.
She's your winnner.
Her time .2.
Central's Sara Brekke is the runner-up.
She crosses the line at .9.
And in the third place.
Holmen's Mason Kalander.
She finishes with a time of .9.
Central the team winner.
G-E-T's Feyen happy with her performance.
It's beautiful this course is really nice, a really
fast course fun downhill and it's just a beautiful
day and I'm enjoying the fall weather finally.
Aquinas and West Salem.
a continuation from a rain-out from a couple of weeks
30 minutes into half number one.
Micheal Dunham puts one into the back of the net.
later in the half....Panthers on the corner kick.
nice play from the goalie Sean Dee to swat that one
out of there.
Rivals meet in the three rivers.
Caledonia and La Crescent.
La Crescent with a 3-0 lead and looking for more.
but a nice sliding play from the goalie Olivia Welscher
to keep this one at 3-0.
more from Welschner at the net.
again another sliding stop for the save.
But those three early scores for the Lancers would
be plenty for the win.
We will be right back.