Sport: Michael Jordan talking to Steph Curry at Ryder Cup gets meme treatment

The one-year postponement of the Ryder Cup proved a great benefit for Jordan Spieth, who has rediscovered his game

  The one-year postponement of the Ryder Cup proved a great benefit for Jordan Spieth, who has rediscovered his game Jordan Spieth was only six years old at the time of the 1999 Ryder Cup, so his memories from watching his fellow Dallas native Justin Leonard hole one of the most memorable putts in Ryder Cup history aren’t that vivid, but it still made a lasting impression. “It…“It was something that I made sure I watched,” said Spieth of the biennial competition. “Growing up as a golfer, the Ryder Cup was the ultimate goal for me. That and the Masters are the two events I wanted to win in my life.

Arguably the two greatest guards of their respective generations linking up at the Ryder Cup this week proved to be a goldmine of content for the World Wide Web.

  Michael Jordan talking to Steph Curry at Ryder Cup gets meme treatment © Gary C. Klein/USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin via Imagn Content Services, LLC

Michael Jordan attended the prestigious golf competition on Friday and ran into Golden State Warriors star Steph Curry, who was providing analysis for the event for NBC Sports. Producer and Curry collaborator Erick Peyton took a picture of the two chatting together and posted it to Instagram.

The moment promptly got memed on Twitter, and many users filled in some hilarious captions. The jokes touched on everything from the two’s mutual relationship with Steve Kerr, the Nike-Under Armour rivalry, and Jordan’s infamous gambling habit. Here were some of the best ones.

In addition to all of the memes, the encounter between the two was probably a bit of a peace summit too. Just a couple years ago, Curry called out Jordan as a “hater” for saying that he was not yet a Hall of Fame player. The two got a chance to clear the air face-to-face about that, and the Internet got a chance to fire off a salvo of viral tweets. That’s a win-win all around.

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Nine players making their Ryder Cup debut are rookies in name only

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Steph Curry wants Warriors to pursue Ben Simmons? .
Ben Simmons is probably more of a Drought Brother than a Splash Brother, but Steph Curry may still be interested in teaming up with him nonetheless. © Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports The Golden State Warriors star Curry appeared this week on NBC Sports’ “Brother from Another” podcast. Curry got asked if he was having any conversations with GM Bob Myers about acquiring Simmons. “Let’s say, if you’re not having those conversations, you’re not trying,” Curry replied. “Let’s put it that way.

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