Tiger Woods admits his lack of form played a key role in USA’s crushing Ryder Cup defeat.
Coming off the back his first tournament win in five years at last weekend’s Tour Championship, Woods was expected to play a leading role and reverse his own Ryder Cup fortunes by leading Jim Furyk’s team to victory and justifying their status as strong favourites.
Instead, Woods lost all four matches he was involved in, extending his miserable personal record in the competition, including a 2&1 defeat against debutant John Rahm on Sunday.
‘Well, it’s disappointing because I went 0-4, and that’s four points to the European Team.’ said Woods afterwards.
‘And I’m one of the contributing factors to why we lost the Cup, and it’s not a lot of fun.
‘It’s frustrating because we came here, I thought we were all playing pretty well, and I just didn’t perform at the level that I had been playing, and just got behind early in the matches and never got back.’
Despite Woods’ defeat, USA threatened to pull off a sensational turnaround having trailed 10-6 heading into the singles, winning three of the first five matches out on the course. Read more