The United States and Europe square off in Wales this weekend for global golf bragging rights (well, if you forget the sizable portion of the globe that competes for the Presidents Cup), but do we know which side will have the globe's best golfer on its side?

Tiger Woods remains No. 1 in the World Golf Rankings, a title which increasingly seems more difficult to shake than Pope. But it's Jim Furyk who has the $10 million check to deposit after winning the FedEx Cup and the Tour Championship on Sunday with a bunker shot that would rank as one of the great moments in postseason history, if anyone had a clue how golf's postseason works.

Furyk also has a PGA Tour-best three wins this season, but as he, Woods, Phil Mickelson and the rest of the Americans head to Wales, just who is golf's best player at the moment?

Pam (WPB)

In previous years, was there such a fuss made of the Ryder Cup regarding the : captains wife, the players uniforms, Tiger participation via captains pick, outcome of the matches, pairings?

Bob Harig
Bob Harig

These are always issues at the Ryder Cup. Who cares what they wear? But that seems to become a big deal. So does the participation of the players' wives -- something that is not a part of any other sport. Full transcript

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