Good evening and hello from Hazeltine National Golf
Club, in Chaska Minnesota where these fans are ready
for 41st Ryder Cup this weekend.
And don't kid yourself -- the pressure beginning tomorrow
morning, is on the home team.
The United States riding a stretch where they have
loss six of the past seven including that embarrassing
collapse the last time this event was held on American
soil in 2012.
Then it got really ugly in 2014 for the U-S.
a five-point loss.
That prompted a complete overhaul of the Team USA
Davis Love the Third is in charge atop a revamped
leadership structure that includes many big names
working as co-captains including
Tiger Woods and Wisconsin's
Love the Third earlier in the week calling the 2016
team of Americans.
possibly the best golf team ever assembled.
like they needed any more pressure.
Honestly I think we are just tired of being told that
we haven't won in a while.
The way Davis has implemented everybody's input, the
way he's brought everyone together and their ideas
has truly been an inclusive process.
The comments made by the US team or the US captain,
that gives us so much motivation already.
I mean whenever we are going up against one of the
greatest teams ever assembled, that is motivation
Rory with the subtle jab to the American confidence.
Another punch was thrown at the host this week when
a member of Team Europe and reigning Masters Champion
His brother Peter went on a rant on the American Ryder
Willett meeting with the media today and spent 98-percent
of his time dealing with the mess made by his brother.
I was disappointed in what he wrote and obviously,
you know, it put a bit of a downer on my first Ryder
Cup for the last couple of days.
Luckily, you know, it's not been too bad with the
The fans have still been great.
There's a few shouts out there but you can expect