Europe” s leading golf players are intending to apologize after an unsatisfactory very first day of activity at the 2021 Ryder Mug.
On house dirt at the Whistling Straits Golf Links, the Americans deservedly won the very first 2 sessions 3-1.
Group USA stormed with the program on Friday to develop their greatest opening day lead in a Ryder Mug because 1975.
Just Spain’s Jon Rahm– the globe’s highest-ranked golf player– supplied visible resistance, racking up 1.5 factors on Friday.
His compatriot, Sergio Garcia, requires another suit triumph at the Ryder Mug to surpass Nick Faldo for the general document.
Rahm and also Garcia will certainly be combined with each other for Saturday’s very first alternate-shot foursome compare. They deal with Brooks Koepka and also Daniel Berger, that likewise won their foursomes match on Friday.
Dustin Johnson, that won both his first-day suits, was combined once more with Collin Morikawa for the 2nd foursomes match versus Englishmen Paul Casey and also Tyrell Hatton
2 of Europe’s Ryder Mug novices– Norway’s Victor Hovland and also Austria’s Bernd Wiesberger– will certainly after that play Justin Thomas and also Jordan Spieth.
The last pairing pits both even more English golf players in Lee Westwood and also Matthew Fitzpatrick versus Group USA’ Xander Schauffele and also Patrick Cantlay.
European captain Padraig Harrington has actually continued to be positive that his side can reverse the racking up.
” No question it was a challenging day,” he informed press reporters, “it isn’t a great begin yet there’s still a whole lot to bet.”
Nonetheless, Europe has actually never ever won after racking up much less than 3 factors on the very first day of a Ryder Mug, so it will certainly take a historical resurgence to restore this year’s competitors.