For the first time in his career, Tiger Woods will sit out a Ryder Cup session, relegated to the role of cheerleader while the rest of his teammates carry on at Medinah Country Club on Saturday morning.
Two major champions in 2012 -- Bubba Watson and Webb Simpson -- are sitting out Friday's foursomes matches. That should tell you just how strong the options are for the American squad, writes ESPN.com's Bob Harig.
History suggests Tiger Woods will play every Ryder Cup match for the U.S., but a depth not seen on the American squad in years could give U.S. captain Davis Love III some options, ESPN.com's Bob Harig writes.
Will U.S. Ryder Cup captain Davis Love III take a page from Paul Azinger's plan that helped the Americans last win the biennial matches in 2008? He'd do well to adapt at least some form of the "pod system," writes ESPN.com's Bob Harig.
How did U.S. Ryder Cup captain Davis Love III do with his four captain's picks? One, Steve Stricker, seemed to be a slam dunk. The rest? Well, cases can be made for and against each selection, writes ESPN.com's Bob Harig.