And Let the Ryder Cup Trash-Talking Commence
By Stephanie Wei under Ryder Cup

In response to Ian Poulter’s question, the triumphant ’08 American Ryder Cup captain Paul Azinger tweeted on Thursday night:

Hey..@Ianjamespoulter Is it to late to ask a question? I was busy polishing this.

And no words necessary for this priceless image (where the above link is directed) — well, actually, Pat Perez’s reaction sums it up appropriately.

To which an amused Poulter countered:

The Europeans have been largely considered the favorites to win, but with the Ryder Cup format, anything can happen (to state the obvious). I’m starting to feel better about our odds, though. I mean, : ) — honestly. No smiley faces allowed. Game face time…well, in just over a month.