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Furyk was on the other side at Valhalla four years ago when his match gave the Americans a rare win in the Ryder Cup. He was 2 up on Miguel Angel Jimenez when the Spaniard missed a 15-foot putt on the 17th and conceded the match. The Americans began rushing toward Furyk to celebrate.

Having been on the other side, the celebration could wait. Furyk shook hands with Jimenez and pulled him close.

“Before getting really excited, I wanted to go over and shake his hand and talk to him a little bit about it,” Furyk said. “There’s nothing you can say that can make anyone feel better, but I wanted to show him his due respect. Because he played so well during the week.

“You don’t know how empty that feeling is until you sit in those shoes.”