The Ryder Cup is golf's biggest event, but also its weirdest.
All year round, you witness the top professionals playing for huge sums of money on the PGA and European tours and they seem to take it all in their stride.
Then, at the only tournament in which they don't get paid - apart from a nominal sum - these ice-cool professionals can suffer a meltdown, sometimes resembling quivering wrecks. It's because they are playing for a team rather than themselves. No one wants to let the other players down.
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