World No.1 Scottie Scheffler was reduced to tears after he and Brooks Koepka were routed 9&7 by 23-year-old rookie Ludvig Aberg and Viktor Hovland in the Saturday morning foursomes session at the Ryder Cup.
The source was correct. Aberg and Viktor Hovland produced a statement win at the 2023 Ryder Cup at the Marco Simone Golf & Country Club.
It is the largest ever margin of victory in any Ryder Cup format since the contest began 97 years ago.
Luke Donald's Europe came into the Saturday morning session with a five-point advantage.
Why change something that's working? Donald chose to send out the exactly the same pairings.
Which meant Aberg was paired with Hovland in the second match with World No.1 Scheffler and Brooks Koepka.
The duo got off to an utterly disastrous start and combined to be 3-over after the first four holes.
Aberg and Hovland were 7UP after the first nine holes. The contest was over at the 11th.
Clearly disgusted with the match, Scheffler was in bits and needed to be consoled by his wife Meredith Scudder.
As soon as the match was over, Europe had opened up a 7.5 to 1.5 lead with three matches still on the course.
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