Padraig Harrington

Love calls US team "best maybe ever assembled' in Ryder Cup

U.S. captain Davis Love III referred to his Ryder Cup team as "the best golf team maybe ever assembled," a surprising comment for two reasons.

This was Davis Love, not exactly known for his brash comments.

And the U.S. team isn't even assembled yet.

Two days before Love makes his final captain's pick, and a week before the Ryder Cup begins at Hazeltine, Love went on SiriusXM's "Fairways of Life" show on Friday and was asked whether the Americans have tried too hard.

He said they tend to panic after a bad round or lose momentum and are guilty at times of playing not to lose.

"You need to stand up there and smash it down the middle...