Well, if this doesn't equate to home-field advantage, nothing will.
The Ryder Cup first tee is absolutely rocking at Hazeltine on Friday morning. Fans were rushing to the opening hole as the gates opened this morning:
And with good reason. With so few spots in the stadium seating circling the first tee, the gallery did everything they could to get their view to history. Judging by the videos trickling in this morning from Minneapolis, the fans are doing their part to create one of the most unique atmospheres in golf:
Not exactly an exhibition environment, is it?