There was always going to be something historic about this week’s Aramco Team Series-New York event at Glen Oaks Club on Long Island given it was the first Ladies European Tour event ever to be played in the United States. But the finish created its own novelty.
It’s hard to get time with Butch Harmon, especially after he announced his retirement from tour travel in 2017. So it says a lot about Danielle Kang’s potential that she joined his roster at the end of 2018.
McNealy hit a spectacular fairway-wood approach at the iconic 18th hole at Pebble Beach, but perhaps just as impressive was the majestic club twirl the former star amateur golfer unleashed from the fairway.
To win a third straight Solheim Cup, the United States team must handle the pressure of playing on the road and a team not as familiar with the perils of international team matchplay compared to past years.