The Ryder Cup kicked off Tuesday at Hazeltine National Golf Club with a lighthearted and fun atmosphere.
The first official practice day included the celebrity golf competition, team pictures and team-building activities with jokes and laughter the common theme.
Michael Phelps, the 23-time Olympic gold medalist swimmer participating in the celebrity event, was asked what he was using for ball markers and responded “Gold medals.”
Actor Bill Murray excited the crowd by dedicating his first shot to Minnesota. After it hooked right, he said “It looks like it's more for Wisconsin.” The crowd erupted in laughter.
U.S. vice captain Tiger Woods tried to sneak into the players-only team photo.
Team Europe was entertained by famous European magician Dynamo, who used Rory McIlroy as his assistant.
Check out the fun below:
Bill Murray dedicated his first tee shot to Minnesota. Or maybe Wisconsin....�������� pic.twitter.com/Flc52MxuS5— Ryder Cup USA (@RyderCupUSA) September 27, 2016