The Ryder Cup was a ‘waste of my time’: USA wildcard Phil Mickelson bemoans ‘brutal and unplayable’ rough at Le Golf National
- Europe convincingly beat the USA 17½-10½ in the Ryder Cup in Paris last week
- Phil Mickelson had a weekend to forget, losing both matches at Le Golf National
- He has cited the state of the course’s rough and the width of its fairways
- Since the defeat, the USA has endured a turbulent week with reports of fall-outs
- But Mickelson claims the team had one of the best weeks he can remember
By GLEN WILLIAMS FOR MAILONLINE
PUBLISHED: 06:21 EDT, 5 October 2018 | UPDATED: 06:35 EDT, 5 October 2018
Phil Mickelson claims the Ryder Cup was a waste of his time as the misery from USA’s defeat at Le Golf National rumbles on.
Jim Furyk’s side were humbled in Paris, defeated by a margin of 17½-10½, and it was Mickelson’s tugged tee shot into the water at the 16th which ensured Europe’s lead became unassailable.
All told, the 48-year-old endured a miserable weekend at Le Golf National. Mickelson and Bryson Dechambeau were convincingly beaten 5&4 by Sergio Garcia and Alex Noren in Friday’s foursomes before he was left out for the entirety of Saturday’s play.
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