The Europeans trounced the American citizens on the Ryder Cup, however that’s not why Lucas Glover felt heartbroken.

His Ryder Cup snub didn’t invoke that emotion both.

As an alternative, the reported rift throughout the American crew—supposedly led by way of Patrick Cantlay—broke Glover’s center.

Cantlay’s refusal to put on a hat all the way through the contest allegedly stemmed from his stance on whether or not or no longer avid gamers will have to be compensated on the Ryder Cup. He feels avid gamers will have to receives a commission, however U.S. captains refuted that record.

Glover heard another way.

“It broke my center the week after to listen to about how splintered the room was once and issues about cash and various things,” Glover stated on SiriusXM PGA Excursion Radio this week.

“That’s under no circumstances what the Ryder Cup stands for. And I’m no longer simply occurring what I’ve learn and been instructed; I’ve talked to a couple individuals who had been there within the battle, and it breaks my center to listen to that as a result of that’s no longer what it’s about; that’s no longer what it stands for, and it’s no longer why I need to play on that crew.”

Again in July, Glover was once nowhere to be discovered on U.S. Captain Zach Johnson’s radar. Then, he received the Wyndham Championship and FedEx St. Jude Championship in August, which vaulted him up the FedEx Cup scores and into the Ryder Cup captain choices dialogue.

“It’s simple to mention 3 weeks after, two weeks after, and sadly, they misplaced, however yeah, I might have preferred to were there,” Glover stated. “I believe I may have introduced some various things to the desk.”

Lucas Glover, PGA Tour, TOUR Championship

Lucas Glover all the way through the overall spherical of the 2023 TOUR Championship.
Picture by way of Jason Allen/ISI Footage/Getty Photographs

Possibly Glover will proceed to play smartly over the following couple of years and earn a place at the American crew in 2025.

That might be lovely particular for the previous Clemson Tiger, as Glover received the 2009 U.S. Open at Bethpage Black.

The Lengthy Island route will host the Ryder Cup for the primary time in 2025.

“It’s about the one factor I haven’t finished, and I nonetheless need to,” Glover stated of taking part in within the Ryder Cup.

Jack Milko is a golfing workforce author for SB Country’s Taking part in Via. You’ll be able to apply him on Twitter @jack_milko for extra golfing protection. Be certain that to try @_PlayingThrough too.


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