It was to be suspected after his non-selection amongst the 3 decisions of captain Harrington, the Swede Henrik Stenson joined the ranks of vice-captains accessible to “Paddy” to help him on the course and in the Team Room.
He reinforces the group of former gamers who will supervise the European choice made up of Luke Donald, Robert Karlsson, Graeme McDowell and Martin Kaymer.
Five-time Ryder Cup participant Stenson, 45, has had the privilege of lifting the trophy thrice in the previous.
I’ve each confidence in our staff
The winner of The Open at Troon in 2016 scored 11 factors for Europe in 19 matches in earlier encounters, and we bear in mind his clear spherical at Golf National in Paris in 2018 with a extreme defeat to Bubba Watson.
– Henrik Stenson (@henrikstenson) September 15, 2021
Nicknamed “Iceman” Stenson appears proof against the stress, particularly when he scored Ian Woosnam’s European victory level at Okay Club in Ireland in 2006.
“It is a superb honor to be known as up and to be concerned with the European staff. Padraig known as me on Monday morning and the dialog was not lengthy. I instantly accepted and warranted him that myself, together with the others, could be there to assist and help him in any manner potential. ”
Even although Europeans seem on paper to be a lot inferior to Americans, Stenson stays very assured.
“We have a really robust staff. It’s a combination of big expertise with three guys which is the first in the Ryder Cup. It’s an awesome mixture. It’s no secret that profitable away is all the time a bit of harder, however the gamers are as much as the problem. Everything will rely on the degree of play that we’re capable of produce subsequent week however I’ve every part /
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