As The Ryder Cup Turns — Geoff Shackelford

The Golf Gods giveth and taketh, depending on your perspective: Team USA locks in Tony Finau after his big Northern Trust win over a great leaderboard, while Patrick Reed is hospitalized with pneumonia, all but ruling out his Ryder Cup return.

In the latest Quadrilateral for my generous paid subscribers, I consider this news plus the likely team make up and the ramifications of Reed’s non-COVID bout with the pneumonia most commonly associated with COVID-19.

If you weren’t up on the Reed news, here is Cameron Morfit’s story with a statement from Reed letting us know his ankle is better. So he’s got that but pneumonia is serious business.

Todd Lewis was first to report the news of Reed’s illness and hospitalization since Friday, August 20th.