Gary Lineker led the plaudits, saying: “Love him or loathe him, Bryson DeChambeau is great for golf.”
Another said: “You’ve gotta admire how Bryson DeChambeau is all angles/science/numbers and then just woke up one day and said ‘I’m gonna get massive so I f***ing leather it really far’.”
DeChambeau barely put a foot wrong as he and Scheffler negotiated their way through a tricky match against Rahm and Hatton.
The European pair kept pegging the Americans back whenever they got a lead but they stayed in control of the clash throughout.
In this sort of form, DeChambeau will be a potent weapon for Steve Stricker to use over the course of the weekend.
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