What Gives This Ryder Cup ‘the Feel of a Football Game’?
The giant grandstand at the first tee of Le Golf National created an atmosphere that was intimidating and invigorating on the opening day.
Known as compact urban courses, they are short and modest, designed to fit small parcels of land near major population centers and to draw new golfers.
When Tony Finau joined his American team mates for dinner at the Versailles Palace this week he could have been excused for pinching himself to make sure it was not just a dream.
Not since 1993 has the United States beaten the European team on its home soil.