Tuesday 6 December 2016

Crazy golf makes heroes of major minors

The Ryder Cup comes into the category of 'sport for people who don't really like sport', writes Declan Lynch

Published 10/10/2010 | 05:00

I LOVE the Ryder Cup as much as the next man. More, indeed, because for me it's not just a TV spectacular. I also like to have a wager on the outcome, usually on the Americans, for reasons which will soon become clear.

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So perhaps I am still feeling the raw emotion of that agonisingly narrow defeat at Celtic Manor when I say that I have just one reservation about this generally superb entertainment, that I have detected a flaw in the rich tapestry of this otherwise magnificent inter-continental battle.

Just one thing, and one thing alone, is wrong with the Ryder Cup -- it is bullshit.

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