Sam Burns Mocks European Crowd After Impressive Birdie
Sam Burns, the rising star of Team USA, didn't hold back in letting the European fans know how he felt after sinking a birdie putt on day two of the Ryder Cup.
Burns Silences the European Crowd
The 27-year-old golfer silenced the European crowd, who had been reveling in Team Europe's dominant performance, with a spectacular putt on the sixth hole during Saturday afternoon's fourballs.
Taunting and X-Rated Words
Not content with just showcasing his putting skills, Burns taunted the crowd by cupping his ears and shouting some x-rated words that left no doubt about his feelings.
Impressive Victory for Burns and Morikawa
Burns, alongside his American teammate Collin Morikawa, went on to secure an impressive 4&3 victory against Viktor Hovland and Ludvig Aberg. This win helped to narrow the deficit to Europe, following a tough opening day and a half for Zach Johnson's team.
A Historic Win for Hovland and Aberg
Earlier in the day, Hovland and Aberg had made Ryder Cup history with their remarkable 9&7 victory over World No1 Scottie Scheffler and five-time major winner Brooks Koepka. Their outstanding performance left Hovland feeling confident and satisfied, stating, "We played really, really solid. I don't think we could have done a lot better."
USA's Long Wait for Victory on European Soil
The pressure is on for Team USA as they haven't won on European soil in three decades. Can Burns and Morikawa's impressive performances help break this dry spell?
Team Europe currently requires 14.5 points to reclaim the Ryder Cup, while Team USA needs 14 points to retain the trophy.