The Miracle of Medinah: “Seve” effect shows strength of common purpose (0)
February, 11 2013 / BY SUPERTEAMS

<p> <span style="font-size:14px;">Extract from <a href="" target="_blank">CNN article</a>:</span></p> <div> <span style="font-size:14px;"><em>&quot;Even though the Ryder Cup prize ceremony took place at Medinah long after the sun had set, the staggering nature of Europe&#39;s triumph eclipsed the gloom -- and left many golf fans wondering how the visiting side had recorded the most remarkable comeback in the competition&#39;s 85-year history.&quot;</em></span></div> <div> &nbsp;</div> <div> <hr /> <p> <span style="font-size:14px;"><strong>Team Talk</strong></span></p> <p> <span style="font-size:14px;">To win the 2012 Ryder Cup on American soil, the European team had to pull of the <a href="" target="_blank">most remarkable comeback in the competition&#39;s 85-year history</a>.</span></p> </div> <p> <span style="font-size:14px;">10 points to 6 down on the final day, Jose Maria Olazabal, the European captain, led the team to a record 8&frac12; points to win the revered trophy on foreign soil.</span></p> <p> <span style="font-size:14px;">Olazabal devoted the spirit of Seve Ballesteros &ndash; a Ryder Cup veteran who had died of cancer in 2011 &ndash; as key to his team&#39;s success.</span></p> <p> <span style="font-size:14px;">The European Ryder Cup team formed a common purpose that was personal and shared, <a href="" target="_blank">moving hearts as well as minds</a>.</span></p> <p> <span style="font-size:14px;">This is, in the end, what made them greater than the sum of their parts.</span></p> <hr /> <p> <span style="font-size:14px;">Read the full CNN article here: <a href="" target="_blank">The Miracle of Medinah: How Seve&#39;s Spirit Inspired Europe Success</a></span></p> <hr /> <p> <span style="font-size:14px;">Do you think Seve&rsquo;s spirit was the main driving force behind the Miracle at Medinah? Leave your comments or follow <a href="" target="_blank">@Buildsuperteams</a> to share your opinion.</span></p> <p> <span style="font-size: 12px;">photo credit: </span><a href="" style="font-size: 12px;">proforged</a><span style="font-size: 12px;"> via </span><a href="" style="font-size: 12px;">photopin</a><span style="font-size: 12px;"> </span><a href="" style="font-size: 12px;">cc</a></p>



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