Danny Willett after striking fan in head: It will be like Brookline in crowd at Ryder Cup
It is eight years since the United States last won a Ryder Cup and their desperation to reverse that trend - combined with the incendiary pre-contest comments of Danny Willett's brother Pete - threaten an explosive combination.
The unfortunate Willett family charm offensive continued yesterday when the Masters champion struck a fan on the head with an errant drive off the second tee in practice.
The concern is that home fans will turn support into abuse - just as they did at the 1999 Ryder Cup when Jane James, the wife of Europe's captain Mark, was spat at. "I think that Hazeltine is... read more
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