Golf Innerview with Ann Liguori

An up close look at the 44th Ryder Cup

Golf commentator Matt Adams joins host Ann Liguori to break down this year's matches outside of Rome

2023 Ryder Cup opening ceremony
The Frecce Tricolori (Tricolour Arrows) perform a display over the crowd and stage during the opening ceremony for the 2023 Ryder Cup.

Matt Adams, golf commentator for the international feed of the 2023 Ryder Cup, discusses a wide range of topics surrounding this year's event with "Golf Innerview" host Ann Liguori.

[1:10} Why the 2023 Ryder Cup has more meaning to the game than ever before
[3:00] The increased familiarity between players from Europe and players from the U.S.
[4:30] Marco Simone Golf and Country Club's course looking more like an American golf course
[6:36] The challenging green complexes at Marco Simone
[10:56] The course set-up favoring the European team
[11:44] The decision to hit driver or 3-wood off the first tee, a par-4, up-hill opening hole
[13:02] on Justin Thomas and his handling the pressure of being a controversial captain’s pick
[14:50] Players having input with the captain’s picks
[15:23] Chemistry and camaraderie being a huge factor on both teams
[16:19] USA captain Zach Johnson not adopting the pod system 
[17:56] Ludvig Aberg, the young Swede who made the European Ryder Cup team four months into his professional career 
[19:23] Rory McIlroy downplaying his leadership role on the European Ryder Cup team
[20:58] Justin Rose making his sixth Ryder Cup team
[23:24] Whether the U.S. Ryder Cup team win the Ryder Cup for the first time in 30 years on European soil?

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