‘I Can See Myself’ – Michael Jordan Reveals Three Golfers With Resembling Qualities

Published 09/28/2021, 4:25 PM EDT
AUCHTERARDER, SCOTLAND – SEPTEMBER 27: Basketball player Michael Jordan watches on the 1st tee during the Afternoon Foursomes of the 2014 Ryder Cup on the PGA Centenary course at the Gleneagles Hotel on September 27, 2014 in Auchterarder, Scotland. (Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images)


As we all know, Michael Jordan is a golf enthusiast. And he loves watching and playing this sport. Moreover, MJ has been a regular spectator of the Ryder Cup and is always cheering for the American team.

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This Ryder Cup was special for Jordan as well as Team USA as they had complete dominance over Team Europe in this year’s Cup as they won the event with a score of 19-9.

Moreover, this year Stephen Curry, another NBA star who is also a golf enthusiast, was at the Whistling Straits. Meanwhile, this was Curry’s first-ever Ryder Cup, and he seemed to have a great time out there.

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Michael Jordan reveals in which golfer he sees himself 

Steph Curry asked Jordan whether he sees himself in any of the golfers from Team USA. Jordan thought about the question for a bit and then answered it, saying, “I see a little bit of myself in JT. I can see myself in Brooks. I can see my calmness and confidence in DJ.” 

AUCHTERARDER, SCOTLAND – SEPTEMBER 26: Ex-NBA star Michael Jordan watches the action during the Morning Fourballs of the 2014 Ryder Cup on the PGA Centenary course at the Gleneagles Hotel on September 26, 2014 in Auchterarder, Scotland. (Photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)

Michael Jordan knows each of these players as he counts several players from the Team USA as friends and even golf buddies. Moreover, MJ has played a lot of golf with Dustin Johnson, Brooks Koepka, and Justin Thomas and knows these players in and out.

Moreover, he had also shared a valuable piece of advice with Team USA during this event. 

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Meanwhile, Team USA had a clinical performance this week as they won the prestigious event comprehensively. However, Team Europe will be coming hard at them, and it won’t be easy for them to retain the trophy next time.  

Moreover, the next Ryder Cup will now be played in 2023, from September 29 to October 1. The Marco Simone Golf and Country Club in Rome, Italy, will be the host of this biennial event. And one can count on MJ to continue to show his support to Team USA by attending that event as well.  

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Amey Kulkarni

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Amey Kulkarni is a Golf writer at EssentiallySports. He is currently pursuing his Bachelor’s degree in mass media. Before joining EssentiallySports he used to write articles on Golf and Cricket on his personal blog cricgolf.

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