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  1. Can you imagine how lethal Furyk would be if they simply had a 6hr Energy drink?
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  2. Personally, I would have liked Molinari to have conceded his match in the middle of the 18th fairway. A 14-14 tie would have been fine. No one loses and the Europeans retain the cup. Playing that last hole was one of the most awkward and pointless moments I've seen in sports. There was a huge party going on next to the green, for crying out loud! No one came out of those final moments of the Ryder Cup with any credit.
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  3. This. From now on, the Captain should not be a player who is still active on the PGA Tour. He should be retired or playing on the Senior Tour. It's hard to tell your peers what to do in a competitive situation.
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  4. Where to start with this nonsense? --Is there any evidence that Phil demanded that Keegan sit on Saturday? Where did that even come from? --Phil the most self serving guy on tour, who couldn't stand another player winning a match? Do you really believe this? --What happened to Keegan on Sunday is he ran into Rory, who went 5-under (3rd best round of the day) without hitting a warm-up shot. --And, again, where do you get Phil giving up on Sunday? He parred the last 3 holes, which is far more than you can say for the majority of the US squad.
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  5. I seriously don't get all of the hate on Phil Mickelson for acknowledging Rose's great play. Rose made a clutch par save on 16, then dropped an absolute bomb on 17. Both were long putts with sick break, but the putt on 17 was legend. I remember watching the putt and being somewhat astonished and impressed. Phil's expression was exactly that. He looked like, "That was a freaking amazing putt--wow!" His reaction was very sportsmanlike, and frankly, very Phil-like. I remember thinking that I was impressed by his reaction. Apparently many here would have preferred that Phil scr
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  6. Well, that noted pundit, Tiger Woods, might have said it best - it's all about who wins the Cup.
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  8. A ridiculuous last day - nobody could have seen that coming. My thoughts - DL3 had a plan which he stuck to on for the first two days - get your pairings together, keep them together, and nobody plays all 5 sessions. I find it difficult that he is taking flak for this approach - US were 10-6 up after teh first two days - I'd be pretty sure thats their best ever performance over the first 2 days (certainly since continental Europe joined). He could arguably have held Stricker and woods out on Saturday afternoon, but you cannot question a 10-6 lead - USA putted incredibly we
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  9. Still knocking on the door of 69. Hit my approaches within 8 feet on both 15 and 16, missed both putts. Otherwise orderly. Drove it lovely. Main mechanical focuses at the moment are feeling the elbows staying closer together in the backswing and adding more pressure into the left heel in the downswing.
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