The first thought of Europe’s golfing press when Padraig Harrington was being confirmed as European Ryder Cup captain last week was probably “Is Renee on speed dial?”
Padraig Harrington hasn’t left us in any doubt about the type of Ryder Cup captain he’s going to be.
Padraig Harrington hasn’t wasted any time in throwing his hat into the ring for the captaincy of Team Europe in the next Ryder Cup in Whistling Straits in 2020.
It feels great to be writing this week’s column as a competitive curler rather than a curler recovering from injury.
A few weeks ago I was pretty certain that America would be winning a Ryder Cup in Europe for the first time in a quarter of a century – and possibly by a wide margin.
This time next week the Ryder Cup will be underway.
Ryder Cup captains always seem to be pushing for more picks.
Here’s the question no-one seems to be asking about the already over-hyped “The Match” between Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson, now confirmed for Las Vegas in November.
Colin Montgomerie knows that “this is it now” for him, and as a result his resolve this week is redoubled.
Russell Knox has got the Tiger love out of his system.