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Ryder Cup Selections Will Always Be Scrutinized

US team captain Tom Watson (L) has some tough choices to make in finalizing his Ryder Cup squad. (Ian MacNicol/AFP/Getty Images)
US team captain Tom Watson (L) has some tough choices to make in finalizing his Ryder Cup squad. (Ian MacNicol/AFP/Getty Images)

ATLANTA— Golf legend Tom Watson didn’t appear to be kicking himself. On the day after Billy Horschel posted his 12th straight round in the 60s,...




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