The balance between his friendship and competition after the Ryder Cup was no challenge.
"It's no different than what it was in the past after Ryder Cups," Molinari said. "Friendships are deeper, and the time on tour afterwards is all the more fun to be able to travel with so many good friends." It does not change the course, except perhaps that we all have extra respect for each other, that together we can. have shared special experience. "
Norwegians called the Ryder Cup victory" a great experience in every aspect. "
" It was tough and fun at the same time ", he added," and we had a great team spirit that made the win possible and it will be great to be back with the guys in Dubai. "
For Hatton everything is the same.
"We will remain friends but still fight each other on the golf course," he said. "It was clearly a great experience the Ryder Cup but, as they say, it is back to reality." Golf is an individual sport mostly, so it is back to work day, back to business. "
Dubai is also the end of a long and tiring touring season.
"It's been a long year as usual," said Stenson, "and it'll be fun to spend some time at home with the family, so I'm really looking forward to it. suffered an intervention on my elbow and am back on top of it, it's not 100 percent yet, but it feels much better than before. "
Molinari said the victory in the Ryder Cup helped him during the rest of the season.
"A great week like we had given everyone extra confidence in Paris," he said. "To be able to perform well under that kind of pressure is really a good feeling to take along.
" Mind you, I was frankly exhausted after the week, so that takes a bit to recover from after a busy summer. However, I feel good now and I am ready for this week.
"I'm tired but very proud of my year, I do not think I recorded everything because I've been so busy, I'm looking forward to playing this week and having time at home with my family in London and also with my family in Italy to really rest and reflect on everything that happened this year. "