All entries for Sunday 24 September 2006
September 24, 2006
Europe have absolutely destroyed the United States in the Ryder Cup at the K Club. Starting the day only needing 4.5 points for victory Ian Woosnam’s side won 8.5 points out of a possible 12 on the final days singles matches, Henrik Stenson sinking the putt to wrap the competition up and give Europe their third win in a row.
Surely the Post Mortem will begin for the United States, Tom Lehmann has to wonder how his ‘troops’ including the top 3 players in the world can have been so fundamentally outplayed by this strong but not unbeatable Europe team in every session of the tournament. Many would point to another pathetic performance by the most gifted golfer of his generation, Tiger Woods again failing to show in the ‘team’ game why he is no 1 in the world.
For the moment though let the champagne flow, safe in the knowledge that we may not be as brash as the United States but we are better…