Paul Casey admitted he felt in need of some emotional support after ending a tough week at the US PGA Championship by predicting Brooks Koepka would face a battle before successfully defending his title.
Rory McIlroy took pole position at the WGC-Mexico Championship after an impressive opening round.
Thomas Bjorn will lean massively on experience after picking four men with 20 appearances and 48 points between them for his wildcards for the contest against the USA in Paris this month.
As fanfares to start a season go, it wasn’t exactly the most encouraging.
Paul Casey will turn 40 sitting just one shot off the lead in The Open championship.