PHOTOS: The best from the Ryder Cup Opening Ceremony

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The 2021 Ryder Cup is officially underway! Now all that's left to do is watch the golf.

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Though the first tee shot has yet to be hit, the 2021 Ryder Cup has officially kicked off at Whistling Straits.

American captain and home-state hero Steve Stricker shed some tears in his opening remarks, and Team USA arrived looking natty in brown herringbone jackets, while Team Europe opted for understated elegance in navy blue.

The morning foursomes matches have been announced, and all that’s left now is for the real golf to finally begin. In the meantime, enjoy a look back at some of the best photos from the 2021 Ryder Cup Opening Ceremony from Thursday night.

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As a four-year member of Columbia’s inaugural class of female varsity golfers, Jessica can out-birdie everyone on the masthead. She can out-hustle them in the office, too, where she’s primarily responsible for producing both print and online features, and overseeing major special projects, such as GOLF’s inaugural Style Is­sue, which debuted in February 2018. Her origi­nal interview series, “A Round With,” debuted in November of 2015, and appeared in both in the magazine and in video form on GOLF.com.