Tiger Woods congratulates US Ryder Cup group for ‘dominant efficiency’
Woods, who continues to be recovering from accidents suffered in a horrific Los Angeles automobile crash in February, tweeted his congratulations to the group.
“A dominant efficiency by @RyderCupUSA! I can’t wait to see and have fun with all of you! Congrats to all of the gamers, Vice Captains and naturally Captain @stevestricker,” he wrote.
Woods had been influencing the U.S. group by means of the weekend. The Golf Channel reported, citing sources, Woods instructed the U.S. group earlier than the ultimate day through textual content to “step on their necks.”
The U.S. group apparently complied.
Questions over whether or not Woods would seem at Whistling Straits loomed over the weekend. Stricker mentioned earlier than the match began that Woods will nonetheless be part of the group, despite the fact that he wouldn’t bodily be in Wisconsin.
Stricker revealed that Woods texted the group earlier than Friday’s play.
“The gist of principally what he mentioned was I’m cheering you guys on, I’m proper there with you and go combat and make us proud,” Tony Finau mentioned Friday. “We had been in a position to do this, and if TW’s watching, thanks for that textual content, brother, I believe it helps us rather a lot.”
Xander Schauffele added: “We knew he was fist-pumping from the sofa. Whether or not he was on crutches or not, he’s as fired up as any again at residence. So it’s good to have his help.”
The Related Press contributed to this report.