• Inkster sticking with pods, blue-collar work ethic
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    Inkster sticking with pods, blue-collar work ethic

    WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – U.S. Solheim Cup captain Juli Inkster isn’t going to stray too far from a winning formula. She’s borrowing from U.S. Ryder Cup captain Paul Azinger’s pod system again this year. And she’s preaching blue-collar work ethic as the team theme again. It all worked so well two years ago with the Americans beating Europe in a historic Sunday singles comeback. After arriving in Germany in 2015, Inkster presented red-, white-and-blue lunch pails to each of her players as gifts. This year, she presented them white hard hats decorated with American flags and stamped with their names. “I gave them a hard helmet to go with their lunch pail,” Inkster said. “It was pretty cool. I gave

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    The Social: Double the fun after the PGA

    Justin Thomas breaks through for his first major victory and celebrates it in style, Rory McIlroy gets an outstanding application from a guy eager to be his new caddie, Dustin Johnson and Paulina Gretzky head out on vacation and in case you weren't sure it was Solheim Cup week, Michelle Wie and Danielle Kang are here to remind you. All that and more in this edition of The Social. It would be hard to start anywhere but Justin Thomas' victory at the PGA Championship, as the golf world hasn't stopped buzzing about it since he lifted the Wanamaker Trophy. Social media lit up with congratulatory messages for one of the most well-liked guys on the PGA Tour, and one of his first orders of business when