Posted September 28, 2012 on AP on Fox
(Eds: With AP Photos.) By JIM LITKE AP Sports Columnist Right guy, right time, and no better place on earth to drop an Ernie Banks reference. The few Ryder Cup fans who hadn't already fallen for Keegan Bradley because of his spectacular play probably couldn't help themselves after that. ''Oh baby,'' Bradley said in the fading light of an afternoon he didn't want to end, ''I wish we could go 36 more.'' The runaway star of the opening day is a 26-year-old Ryder Cup rookie from New England with an impressive golf pedigree and a major championship already on his resume. Bradley wasn't even born when ''Mr. Cub'' lit up the gloomy half of this old baseball town with his stellar skills and a relentless optimism best captured by Banks' trademark slogan, ''Let's play two today.'' But the only people at Medinah Country Club happy to see Bradley put down his clubs after two matches Friday were Europe's players and their fans. He went off in a morning match with Phil Mickelson and handily p...
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