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Tiger on Ryder: 'Put This One on Me'

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Tiger Woods registered a mere half point in the U.S. loss to Europe in the Ryder Cup, but to hear his teammates frame it, his investment in the event went far deeper than that.

The 14-time major champion was so disappointed in his performance at Medinah that he approached the U.S. team's four rookies and apologized for not producing enough points to clinch an American victory.

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