Task Forces, dramatized wild-card picks, special practice sessions. As Rory McIlroy sees it, the United States is trying too hard to figure out how to win the Ryder Cup.
The four-time major winner and new FedEx Cup champion gave some simple advice to the U.S. side three days before the biennial matches kick up again at Hazeltine National.
“Stop trying too hard and just play golf,” he said Tuesday.
The U.S. has tried to model its 2016 approach around how they perceive Europe comes together. Why not emulate the team that’s beaten you eight of 10 times? However, McIlroy said there isn’t some kind of secret sauce to gel the Europeans together.
“I think there comes a point where you try a little too hard,” McIlroy said. “As much as we talk about a blueprint in Europe, it’s not rocket science. We’re not thinking about it too much.”
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