Cape City – Patrick Reed turned out to be probably the most vocal critic of Workforce USA’s Ryder Cup efforts at Le Golf Nationwide, however his captain Jim Furyk is puzzled by his complaints.
Reed claimed that Jordan Spieth did not wish to resume their profitable partnership from previous Ryder and Presidents Cups, asking as a substitute to be paired with Justin Thomas.
The transfer “blindsided” him, Reed mentioned.
“The difficulty’s clearly with Jordan not eager to play with me,” Reed instructed the Occasions.
“I haven’t got any problem with Jordan. When it comes proper right down to it, I do not care if I just like the individual I am paired with or if the individual likes me so long as it really works and it units up the staff for fulfillment. He and I understand how to make one another higher. We all know find out how to get the job carried out.”
However chatting with Golf Channel, Furyk mentioned the Ryder Cup pairings have been identified nicely in entrance of the particular matches.
“After I began who (Tiger) would pair nicely with, I saved coming again to Patrick Reed,” he mentioned.
“There was all the time the concept that we may go Tiger and (Justin Thomas), and Patrick and Jordan, however finally they knew going into the week, weeks prematurely, they knew they’d begin the Ryder Cup with Patrick and Tiger being companions.”
Furyk mentioned Reed solely revealed he was sad in regards to the state of affairs after he and Woods suffered two straight losses and Reed sat for 2 different classes.
“I talked about (the choice to interrupt up Spieth and Reed) with the vice-captains,” Furyk mentioned.
“Mentioned it. Is that this one thing we actually wish to do? I actually felt like we acquired two nice pairings out of it. It was my name. In the end, I am the one which made that call, however it’s a choice I stand by.
“We acquired Jordan and J.T. out of it. They performed very nicely and gained three of their 4 matches. I will stand by it. I feel Tiger and Patrick make an important pair. They went Zero-2 taking part in in opposition to a formidable staff each instances, however I nonetheless suppose they make a superb pair.
“Patrick and Tiger have been enthusiastic about taking part in with one another.”
As you possibly can see, Reed and Furyk’s accounts do not actually gel in any respect, so it appears somebody is being no less than somewhat bit economical with the reality.