U.S. wedded to buddy system with Stricker as Ryder captain

The criteria for selecting U.S. Ryder Cup captains often has seemed to magnify qualities that are barely relevant to the task, emphasizing personal achievements of an individual over personality attributes that might galvanize a team. Twenty-eight men have led America into competition since Walter Hagen commanded the first team in Massachusetts in 1927. Every single one of those 28 captains won a major championship during his career. A winning record as a Ryder Cup player once mattered too, but that was when points were easier to come by for Americans.…

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Phoenix Open 16th hole prepared Tony Finau for Ryder Cup

Who knew the party that is the 16th hole at the Waste Management Phoenix Open was great preparation for the Ryder Cup? Tony Finau, currently ranked 10th in the Official World Golf Ranking, raved about the event on Thursday, saying he and most other pros really enjoy the event and, in particular, the challenge of the 16th hole. Dec 7, 2018; Naples, FL, USA; Tony Finau tees off during round one of the 30th annual QBE Shootout Pro at Tiburón Golf Club. Mandatory Credit: Srijita Chattopadhyay/Naples Daily News via USA TODAY…

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Stout Signs Sponsorship Agreement With Professional Golfer Sam Ryder

CHICAGO, Jan. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Stout, a global advisory firm, has signed a multi-year sponsorship agreement with PGA Tour player Sam Ryder. Ryder will begin wearing the Stout logo this week. “We are excited to have Sam as an ambassador for our firm,” said Bob Gerardi, Chief Marketing Officer at Stout. “He embodies Stout’s personality and is incredibly hardworking, poised, and relationship-driven. We are proud to have Sam represent our brand promise of Relentless Excellence.” Ryder finished second on the 2017 Web.com Tour Money List, securing his PGA Tour card…

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Steve Stricker would be ‘honored’ to be USA captain at Ryder Cup | Golf

Steve Stricker would be “honored and excited” to be given the chance to captain the United States at the 2020 Ryder Cup. Stricker, 51, has been touted as a potential captain of USA for the event at Whistling Straits in Wisconsin in September 2020. He captained the victorious USA team at the 2017 Presidents Cup and was a non-playing vice-captain at last year’s Ryder Cup. Stricker is expected to assist Tiger Woods at this year’s Presidents Cup and said he would be thrilled to lead USA in 2020. “I know…

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Stricker would be ‘honoured’ to be USA captain at Ryder Cup

Steve Stricker would be “honoured and excited” to be given the chance to captain the United States at the 2020 Ryder Cup. Stricker, 51, has been touted as a potential captain of USA for the event at Whistling Straits in Wisconsin in September 2020. He captained the victorious USA team at the 2017 Presidents Cup and was a non-playing vice-captain at last year’s Ryder Cup. Stricker is expected to assist Tiger Woods at this year’s Presidents Cup and said he would be thrilled to lead USA in 2020. “I know…

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You won’t believe how long it took a Ryder Cup player to make his first hole-in-one (Or where it came)

As someone who is still searching praying begging for a first hole-in-one, I admit to being a bit jealous anytime some crazy ace feat makes the news. Should I really feel that happy for the greedy guy who makes two in one round? Or for the showoff who made one with his putter? Or for the first-time golfer grounding one in? How is that fair to someone like myself who has put in all this time?! But on Wednesday, I actually learned of a hole-in-one that left me feeling a…

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Bringing the Ryder Cup trophy to the US adds pressure – Harrington

Newly-appointed captain of the European Ryder Cup team, Padriag Harrington,said his side must carry their home form to the USA. Source link

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Harrington announced as European Ryder Cup captain

Padraig Harrington has been named Europe's captain for the 2020 Ryder Cup. Source link

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Harrington to captain Europe at 2020 Ryder Cup

Padraig Harrington has been confirmed as Europe’s captain for the 2020 Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits in Wisconsin. The appointment of the three-time major champion, 47, was announced in a news conference at Wentworth on Tuesday. Harrington succeeds Thomas Bjorn, having served as a vice-captain as the Dane oversaw an emphatic European success at Le Golf National in September. READ MORE: How previous Ryder Cup captains fared in the USA A winner in four of his six Ryder Cup appearances as a player, Harrington was also a vice-captain in 2014 and 2016 under Paul…

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Padraig Harrington set to be named Europe’s Ryder Cup captain for 2020 at press conference on Tuesday

Ireland’s Padraig Harrington will be named captain of the European 2020 Ryder Cup team during a press conference called for Wentworth on Tuesday. Harrington, a three-time major winner who played in six successive Ryder Cups from 1999 to 2010, was a vice-captain under Thomas Bjorn for Europe’s memorable victory to take back the cup from American hands at Paris’s Le Golf National last year. The Irishman, who won’t play on the tour until February due to injury, is a four-time winner of the Ryder Cup as a player and was…

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