US seeks answers to why Europe keeps winning Ryder Cup

The Americans bring the type of credentials that make them favorites in just about every Ryder Cup, and this year is no different.

All but one of their players is among the top 20 in the world — the lone exception is Ryder Cup rookie Scottie Scheffler at No. 21. Six of them are major champions. They have the FedEx Cup champion and the Olympic gold medalist on their side.

It just rarely translates into winning the Ryder Cup, and only Europe seems to have the answer.

A few Americans at least tried to find an explanation.

“They just play better. It’s really simple,” Dustin Johnson said Wednesday. “Whoever plays better is going to win. I mean, it’s not rocket science.”

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