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by Brian Hewitt

Floridian Billy Horschel just made 10 million partially tax deferred dollars for winning the FedEx Cup plus another $1.44 million in cash for simultaneously finishing first Sunday at the Tour Championship in Atlanta.

His pregnant wife is due soon with the couple’s first child.

“Baby” will never want for a new pair of shoes.

Meanwhile in women’s golf, even if you’re uncomfortable with the unilateral, commercially driven decision to declare the Evian Championship a “fifth major,” you must give props to the unprecedented “major” 61 returned by winner Hyo Joo Kim Thursday in France, of all places.

Actually the French (who knew?) are quietly and finally emerging from the wreckage of Jean van de Velde and burgeoning into an international golf force with a model junior development push. Paris will host a Ryder Cup in four years.

Speaking of the Ryder Cup – and isn’t that all we’ll be doing until the end of the month? – the Americans have their wish. Europe is oficially the favorite for the matches that begin in Scotland a week from Friday.

The Yanks have a “dog” in the fight because the Euros have dominated them for more than a decade. And now the U.S. is the “dog” in the fight.

The only certainty in any Ryder Cup is the winner will be the team whose players make more important putts in the Sunday singles. And for anybody perspicacious enough to correctly predict who those players will be there is a high-paying job waiting for you picking stocks on Wall Street or, if you prefer, a prominent profiling post at Scotland Yard.

Your first clue is two words long:

Ian Poulter.

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