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Sport24.co.za | Bjorn names Ryder Cup vice-captains

London – Europe captain Thomas Bjorn named Lee Westwood, Padraig Harrington, Graeme McDowell and Luke Donald as vice-captains for this year’s Ryder Cup against the United States on Tuesday. Westwood has played in the past 10 contests since making his debut in 1997 and was on the winning side seven times, while Harrington was vice-captain to Paul McGinley in 2014 ...

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Ryder Cup 2018: Thomas Bjorn confirms Europe vice-captains for golf showdown with USA

Lee Westwood, Luke Donald, Graeme McDowell and Padraig Harrington were added to Robert Karlsson to act as skipper Bjorn’s lieutenants at Le Golf National in Paris this autumn. Europe are attempting to regain the trophy lost at Hazeltine two years ago and Bjorn’s newest right-hand men have vast experience with 24 Cup playing appearances between them. Westwood, McDowell and Harrington ...

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Sport24.co.za | Bjorn hails recent triumphs for key men McIlroy, Casey

Val-d’Isre – European captain Thomas Bjorn hailed PGA Tour titles for leading players Rory McIlroy and Paul Casey earlier this month as “very important” for his team’s Ryder Cup chances in September.  Four-time major champion McIlroy shrugged off an indifferent run of form with a stunning victory at last week’s Arnold Palmer Invitational, racing to victory with five birdies in ...

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Sport24.co.za | Woods at Ryder Cup would be unbelievable – Bjorn

Val-d’Isre – European Ryder Cup captain Thomas Bjorn has said that having a rejuvenated Tiger Woods playing in September for the Americans against his team in Paris would be a “massive bonus” for golf.  Fourteen-time major champion Woods has impressed since returning to the PGA Tour after a series of injury problems, notching back-to-back top-five finishes for the first time ...

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