On Golf: Another Ryder Cup Rookie Is Bedeviling the Americans

On Golf: Another Ryder Cup Rookie Is Bedeviling the Americans

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Thomas Pieters, a 24-year-old Belgian, is continuing a tradition of young Europeans’ playing like veterans at the Ryder Cup.

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CHASKA, Minn. — The Europeans unleash a rookie at every Ryder Cup and sic him on the Americans. This year’s fresh-faced foe is Thomas Pieters, a lanky, 24-year-old Belgian who made the team as a captain’s pick.

Pieters has a record of 3-1-0 heading into Sunday’s singles matches at Hazeltine National Golf Club. He is the latest in a long line of non-American rookies to perform in the Ryder Cup as if born for the big…



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