Newcomer Hunter Mahan and Justin Leonard led the way for America, with an impressive three and two victory over Henrik Stenson and Paul Casey, as the home side won the opening foursomes 3-1 on the first day of the Ryder Cup at Valhalla.
TULSA, Okla. -- Phil Mickelson was just off the course Tuesday when he was asked if Southern Hills, site of the 89th PGA Championship this week, reminded him of Colonial Country Club, the cozy little track in Ft. Worth, Texas, that also features more doglegs than the Westminster Kennel Club.
Guess what? You can have a PGA Tour event without Tiger, Phil, Vijay and Ernie. The Honda Classic, which wrapped up with a four-man playoff on Monday morning, had a B-list field yet turned out to be the best tournament of the year.