LOOK: Rickie Fowler takes Ryder Cup trophy to Arnold Palmer's memorial

One of the best moments of last week's Ryder Cup was the United States team going out and sweeping the first four points of the event after one of Arnold Palmer's Ryder Cup bags was placed on the first tee. Palmer was the captain of the last U.S. team to sweep a session in 1975, and the entire thing felt preordained.

The U.S., of course, went on to win the Ryder Cup 17-11, and Rickie Fowler (who notched two wins for the Americans) tweeted and snapped that they were bringing the trophy back to Palmer. That's exactly what Fowler and others did on Tuesday as Palmer's memorial service was held in Latrobe, Pennsylvania.

Fowler and Bubba Watson placed the trophy inside the church where Palmer would be memorialized at the request of one of Palmer's daughters. A great gesture to end a magnificent week as the U.S. put its Ryder Cup demons to bed and one of the greatest of all time was laid to rest.

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Kyle Porter began his sports writing career with CBS Sports in 2012. He covers golf, writes poetry about Rory McIlroy's swing, stays ready on Tiger watch and loves the Masters more than anyone you know.... Full Bio

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