The horrific accident in Los Angeles stunned the world of professional sport, with some commentators speculating as to whether it could end the career of the greatest golfer of his generation.
The coronavirus relief golf match featuring Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, and Super Bowl-winning quarterbacks Tom Brady and Peyton Manning will be held on May 24 at Medalist Golf Club in Hobe Sound, Florida.
Masters winner Tiger Woods will play with defending champion Brooks Koepka and British Open titleholder Francesco Molinari.
The defending champion Americans dropped five of eight matches for a second consecutive day at Le Golf National, giving Europe a 10-6 lead entering the final 12 matches.
28-year-old Tony Finau has not won on the PGA Tour, but had top-10s at three majors this year, and has played well during the current FedExCup playoffs.
With five rookies having already booked their places automatically through the European and World Points standings, Denmark’s Bjorn opted to beef up his team with four players who boast 20 previous Ryder Cup appearances between them.
American Rickie Fowler cards a bogey-free seven-under 65 in a record-equalling US Open score. World numbers 2 and 3, Rory McIlroy and Jason Day put on a horror show, while Tiger Woods was a major no-show for the first time since 1994.
The Northern Irish world number 3 dovetailed superbly with Belgian rookie Thomas Pieters as they completed a 4 and 2 victory over Mickelson and Rickie Fowler.
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