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Culture clash reared its head early with Europe as pantomime villains

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American Ryder Cup fans. Photo: Anthony Behar/PA

American Ryder Cup fans. Photo: Anthony Behar/PA

Jon Rahm and Sergio Garcia. Photo: Jeff Roberson/AP

Jon Rahm and Sergio Garcia. Photo: Jeff Roberson/AP

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American Ryder Cup fans. Photo: Anthony Behar/PA

On Friday evening at Whistling Straits, the Englishman Tyrrell Hatton salvaged something from the wreckage with a blinding shot to the 18th green which dropped dead, maybe five feet from the pin.

As he lined up the putt that would win a half point for Europe, he was barracked with great gusto by the home supporters. He held his nerve and delivered. His team-mate Jon Rahm embraced him in a welter of relief and happiness.


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