Jordan Spieth, Justin Thomas, Brooks Koepka surprisingly sitting out Ryder Cup Foursome session

Jordan Spieth and Justin Thomas will begin the Ryder Cup on the bench.

So will five-time major champion Brooks Koepka.

On Thursday evening, U.S. Captain Zach Johnson revealed his pairings for the morning foursomes at the opening ceremony. Spieth, Thomas, and Koepka were omitted.

“The gist of it is we’ve got 12 guys,” Johnson said. “Unfortunately, I can’t play all 12 each session. So, at some point, somebody’s got to sit. This golf course demands a lot out of you physically.”

Wyndham Clark, who has provided bulletin board material for Team Europe, will also sit out the first session.

“I think it’s an ideal situation where you don’t necessarily

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