There is a way to win the Ryder Cup, but it's not by copying what the European Team has been doing.
It's by doing what it won't, what it would never do. Winning has a price. How much of your moral compass are you willing to spend to get a victory?
Davis Love III has to make some choices with his four captain's picks that will help determine whether Team USA wins the Ryder Cup. Sometimes the right choice isn't the highest-ranked guy or an old friend.
If the U.S. really wants to win this thing, my captain's picks would guarantee it. They would also take the Ryder Cup rivalry to a level we haven't seen since "The War at the Shore" in 1991.
During their title-winning years, the Chicago Bulls had Dennis Rodman, the Detroit Pistons had Bill Laimbeer and the Boston Celtics had Kevin Garnett (an apropos example since Garnett started his career in Minnesota, which hosts this year's Ryder Cup). If they played against your team, you hated them. If they played for your team, you won championships.
Here's the golf version of those guys who will guarantee the U.S. team is hated, but victorious, at Hazeltine.
OK, so maybe these guys aren't on Love's radar. But if you want a team that is going to rattle a few guys from across the pond, here's who you need to add: