If GB&I couldn't, in the end, overcome the handicap of enduring a 4-0 whitewash in the morning foursomes, it hardly seemed fair to summarise their 5-2 fightback in the singles as heroic failure. The determined and sure-footed quality of the home side's golf at the end perhaps deserved better than losing 12-11. As Peter McEvoy, the former captain of GB&I, observed: "I've never seen such naked courage on a golf course before."Oh I don't know, have you seen those streakers at the Open Championship?
There is also this Craig Smith story on the USGA's official site, these notes and John Mummert's images from the day.
The Principal says Trip Kuehne and Lloyd Saltman represented America with class but that, not surprisingly, Colt Knost and Dustin Johnson put on a sportsmanship and spitting exhibition that did not exactly impress.