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Ryder Cup!

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I know there hasn't been a lot of hype with this years Ryder Cup but I'll be watching and Rooting for the Stars and Stripes!

On paper our Team doesn't look all that great but we're at home so that should give us a glimmer of hope in what has become a regular Lambasting on the Links by the Euro's!

I'm picking an upset USA 14 1/2 Europe 13 1/2.

Go USA.... grin

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I love the Ryder Cup. Nothing like making an Individual Sport a TEAM SPORT. Not to mention the fact that we have been dominated lately and the Euro"whiners" are still upset about our celebration and the big comeback from few years ago.

I just hope it is a tight race on Sunday so it gets interesting. USA...USA...USA...USA...USA

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Pretty good action today. Guys were making some great putts, and some great shots as well. See the Boo-man's fairway bunker shot?? Awesome!

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It's all over!! Cup is back in USA!! Great matches this year!!

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I loved to see that 3 "nobodys" played such a pivotal role in our winning the cup.........was tiger on the ryder cup team the last time they won it?

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What a great sporting event!! What other sporting event do you see all that emotion right from the get go!! Bummer that they couldn't pull it out.... I don't quite understand why Mahan would be the final guy out... I know he had a good record last time, but I think it should have been a more veteran guy..... either way, after the whole they dug on Sunday, was nice to seem them respond.

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I just hope Mahan doesnt feel like he let the team down. There were alot of opportunities before it came down to his match. Even though he chunked that chip - McDowell was most likely going to par that hole anyway - and then the match would have still been over. Its too bad though - cause thats what people will remember. I would take Mahan over some of the other guys any day. Mickelson and woods included. Mickelson and Woods dont play well on any kind of "team". Woods won a few points - but only due to Strickers great play - and Mickelson didnt do much of anything in pairs either. Then you get them alone and they both win. The europeans have the edge when it comes to playing as a team. The US needs to work on that team spirit.

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I'm not blaming Mahan.... they lost the cup with their miserable Sat/Sun performance. I just think it would have been best to have an old vet, who is more accustomed to the pressure in that last slot, in case it came down to that.

I was unimpressed with Pavin and his management. I just don't think it makes sense to have Tiger in most of the 4 ball/Alternate shot portions.... he's terrible in that format. No reason to have him out there for that portion.

It is still the best golf event to watch by far.... I love the Masters as well, but the emotion at the Ryder is so neat to see....

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