In an amusing National Review piece about the unifying nature of America’s latest Ryder Cup win, Heather Wilhelm offers the following assessment of a basic challenge for European fans:

European golf fans also face a relative dearth of iconography to draw upon when concocting a goofy costume for an over-the-top golf event. A few spirited Euro souls showed up this year with blue starry globes enveloping their heads. How can one truly and cheekily represent the vague, newish, and faltering conglomeration that is the European Union? A slightly depressed tulip salesman half-heartedly clutching a baguette? A dancing beerhall maiden with a fancy watch and a sagging Acropolis tourist hat? A nondescript guy just standing there, trying his very best to ignore Russia, who is hovering next to him?