Uncertainty Still The Word For Ryder Cup


Decisions regarding the Ryder Cup matches still loom in uncertainty following Tuesdays deadly terrorist attacks in the United States of America.
While players have mixed emotions of competing at The Belfry in England, neither the PGA of America, the PGA of Europe or the European Tour have made any official statements regarding which direction the event is headed.
European Tour spokesman Mitchell Platts stated in a printed release: With regard to the Ryder Cup, we are continuing our discussions.
Some players are beginning to develop set feelings, however.
Mark Calcavecchia, who will be playing in his first Ryder Cup since 1991, is increasingly wanting to travel to England at months end.
Youve got to move on, Calcavecchia told the Associated Press. If you dont youre giving in.
Calcavecchias statement came in stark contrast to his original reaction, which was in strong favor of not competing.
Yet, while he claims that his position has changed once already, it could just as easily completely change again in upcoming times.
Ask me again next Monday or Tuesday and you might get a different answer, he said. Its a timing thing.
That it seems to be.
Since its inception in 1927, the Ryder Cup has been interrupted on only one ocassion ' that came during World War II in the 1940s, and it lasted six years.
Since, well-documented problems have arisen in recent editions, of aggressive behavior on the part of spectators.
That reality combined with the grave situations currently ongoing has everything up in the air.
While the PGA of America has declined to comment at this point, the most popular golfer and athlete in the world, Tiger Woods, made statements to various media sources, but even it was full of uncertainty.
I really dont know,' Woods said.
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