Occasionally because of Australia’s timezone, some of the world’s biggest sporting moments get lost in the middle of the night. And their true impact fades into the news reports of the next day. Underappreciated.
This was one of them. The first of the final day singles matches between Rory McIlroy and Patrick Reed at the 2016 Ryder Cup at Hazeltine. Reed ended up winning on the final hole but this moment on the eighth hole was truly epic.
If you want a long read about this fabulous match, this article over at The Ringer is a ripper.