U.S. team has fan in David Feherty
MEDINAH, Ill. -- David Feherty's loyalties are divided no more.
Golf's funny man said during the taping of his "Feherty Live" special that he will be rooting for the Americans at this week's Ryder Cup. That's big news, considering the analyst is from Northern Ireland, played for Europe at the 1991 Ryder Cup and still counts former European captain Sam Torrance as one of his closest friends.
But Feherty has lived in the Dallas area for the better part of the last 20 years and became a U.S. citizen in 2010. He's an ardent supporter of U.S. troops and has a foundation -- Troops First -- that raises money for wounded soldiers.
Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press
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2012 RYDER CUP
A multitude of things needed to fall perfectly into place for Europe to match the greatest Ryder Cup comeback in history. With a little American help, that's exactly what transpired. Gene Wojciechowski
2012 champion: Europe, 14½-13½
Course: Medinah Country Club
Where: Medinah, Ill.
Rosters: U.S. | Europe
Topics: The Ryder Cup