Golf Innerview with Ann Liguori

A look at the Ryder Cup's good, bad and ugly

Podcast host and golf commentator Matt Adams joins host Ann Liguori to analyze how the 44th Ryder Cup, won by Europe, unfolded

Matt Adams, host of the "Fairways of Life" podcast and radio commentator for the Ryder Cup's international feed, joins "Golf Innerview" host Ann Liguori to break down the 44th Ryder Cup, won by Europe 16.5-11.5, and the top storylines, along with "the good, the bad and the ugly."

[1;23] The great job the Italians did hosting the international event
[2:59] Host Ann Liguori's overall thoughts of the Ryder Cup
[4:58] On the shot making
[8:04] U.S. team not being hot coming into the Ryder Cup and how the schedule hurt the Americans
[9:51] Justin Rose saying "a good pairing does not mean playing with your best mate," and the over emphasis on buddy-buddy partnerships
[11:53] The European team always identifying as the underdogs
[14:28] Philosophy being the primary motivation of the European team
[15:10] Whether players should be paid for playing the Ryder Cup and the need for more transparency 
[16:14] Success of the European Ryder Cup team is not based on a secret formula
[17:53] Why Patrick Cantlay would not wear a hat during Ryder Cup play
[19:49] The players revolution that is currently going on in golf right now 
[24:08] Brooks Koepka posting a photo on X of some American players wearing his LIV Golf team shirts 
[24:54] Speculation on what caddie Joe LaCava was thinking when he got in Rory McIlroy’s putting line on the 18th green of Saturday's fourball match
[27:49] Viktor Hovland and Ludvig Aberg clocking Scottie Scheffler and Brooks Koepka 9 and 7
[34:16] How the Americans regroup to prepare for the 2025 Ryder Cup at Bethpage Black