It may have been pouring rain, but Rafael Cabrera-Bello was not going to be denied a shot at a birdie on the 18th green at Pebble Beach.
In considering his captain's picks, European skipper Thomas Bjorn had two choices. And he opted for experience over recent form.
A T-20 finish at the European Tour's Made in Denmark proved to be enough for Thorbjorn Olesen to secure a spot at the Ryder Cup.
Rafael Cabrera-Bello took one step toward potentially snagging a Ryder Cup berth with his opening round at the Dell Technologies Championship.