Patrick Reed has continued the mind games ahead of his must-win first-round match against Jordan Spieth, where both players are so far undefeated in pool play.
Following his verbal attack on Spieth when taking a drop at Bay Hill last Sunday, Reed was asked on Thursday afternoon what makes Spieth so good at match play.
“I don't know, my back still hurts from the last Ryder Cup,” smiled Reed, who teamed with Spieth at Hazeltine National.
“The biggest thing is he's very consistent. He hits the ball well. He chips the ball well. And he putts it really well,” said Reed.
“He's not going to give you holes. You have to go and play some good golf.”
The winner of Friday’s match between Spieth and Reed will advance to the knockout stage.