Golfers exist as individual entities. Unlike other athletes, their success, as well as livelihoods, rely solely on their own performance. Which is one of the dimensions that makes the Ryder and Presidents Cup compelling.
These lone wolves now depend on the pack to reach the Promised Land. Because of this foreign, yet paramount, element, a good wingman can make all the difference in team events.
This begs the question: What constitutes a suitable and sought-after teammate for match play? The Golf Digest writers and editors examine this issue in the latest Major Moments video installment: