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JB Holmes and Team USA win Ryder Cup

via @RyderCupUSA

via @RyderCupUSA

via @RyderCupUSA

For the second time in a row, JB Holmes was a member of the winning USA Ryder Cup Team. A big congratulations is in order for the former UK golfer and Kentucky native. The United States is 2-0 in the Ryder Cup with Holmes on their team, which can’t be said about any other active American.

 

Holmes leads the PGA Tour in driving distance with a 314.5 average off the tee, and it paid off at the Ryder Cup. Team USA beat Europe 17-11, ending the European winning streak. This was their first Ryder Cup win in eight years.

Article written by Kelsey Mattingly

Drew Franklin is my spirit animal. @kelseyKSR

3 Comments for JB Holmes and Team USA win Ryder Cup



  1. runningunnin.454
    8:33 pm October 2, 2016 Permalink

    Don’t like golf, but appreciate excellence and the Kentucky connection.
    Also appreciate whipping the eurotrash.



  2. KYAdjust
    5:30 am October 3, 2016 Permalink

    Congrats to JB. To be fair I don’t believe him leading the tour in driving distance had anything to do with helping the US win back the cup. He was one of 2 players on the US team that had a losing record for the week. He and Moore got worked in fourball on Friday and he was no match for Pieters during singles. I always cheer for him but I bet that will be his last Ryder Cup appearance.