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The extent of Europe’s stranglehold on the Ryder Cup is such that terminology referring to miracles is used when discussing the last time a lead such as this was overturned. A United States side apparently united as never before needs individual skill to retrieve this situation. How poetic.
Thomas Bjørn and his fearless team will take an advantage of 10-6 into Sunday’s singles session. The same margin applied overnight Saturday into Sunday – in the US’s favour – at Medinah in 2012, when José María Olazábal oversaw a recovery for the ages. Europe led 10-6 after two days at Brookline in 1999, before the US roared back. These, however, are the notable exceptions; it would be a major surprise if Europe do not reclaim the cup from here.
Written by Ewan Murray at Le Golf National
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2018/sep/29/europe-ryder-cup-usa-miracle under the title “Europe take Ryder Cup stranglehold and leave USA needing a new miracle”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.