The U.S. team deserved high praise after defeating Europe 17-11 to capture the Ryder Cup for the first time since 2008, and it doesn’t get much higher than the President of the United States.
President Barack Obama, an avid golfer, took to Twitter on Sunday night to congratulate Davis Love III’s squad on the victory following an emotional week that started with the death of beloved golf icon Arnold Palmer.
What a win by the USA in #RyderCup. Proud to see our guys bring the trophy back home. Arnie is smiling down.— President Obama (@POTUS) October 3, 2016
Last week, Obama issued a statement saluting Palmer, calling him "the American Dream come to life."