FILE - In this Feb. 24, 2015, file photo, Davis Love III smiles during a news conference introducin him as the 2016 U.S. Ryder Cup captain, at PGA of America in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. The last Ryder Cup felt like the last straw for the Americans. After
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September 23, 2016

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) Ryder Cup captain Davis Love III feels so good about the American team that he said Friday it might be the best ever.

Love was speaking on Sirius/XM's ''Fairways of Life'' when he said the Americans at times try too hard to win the Ryder Cup. Love said they don't have to do anything ''superhuman.''

He said: ''We're a great team. This is the best golf team maybe ever.''

The 1981 Ryder Cup team that beat Europe, 18 1/2 to 9 1/2 is regarded as the best in U.S. history. It featured Jack Nicklaus, Tom Watson, Lee Trevino, Ray Floyd, Hale Irwin and Johnny Miller. Only one of the 12 players - Bruce Lietkze - never won a major.

Europe goes for its fourth straight victory next week at Hazeltine in Minnesota.

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