Posts tagged with: "Thomas Björn"

NEWS: Europe’s Ryder, Solheim Captains To Pair In GolfSixes Event

NEWS: Europe’s Ryder, Solheim Captains To Pair In GolfSixes Event

The European Tour’s innovative GolfSixes tournament will break the mold once again this May in England. European Ryder Cup captain Thomas Bjorn and European Solheim Cup captain Catriona Matthew will team in the tournament at Centurion Club, with Matthew one of five women who will compete alongside the men in…

NEWS: Furyk Announces 2018 Ryder Cup Selection Criteria View More
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NEWS: Furyk Announces 2018 Ryder Cup Selection Criteria

U.S. Ryder Cup captain Jim Furyk announced the selection criteria for his team in the 2018 Ryder Cup, to be played at Le Golf National outside Paris. In 2017, only the majors, WGC events and the Players Championship will count towards the point total for each player. The following year,…

NEWS: European Tour Overhauls Ryder Cup Qualifying View More
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NEWS: European Tour Overhauls Ryder Cup Qualifying

  Following Europe’s Ryder Cup loss to the Americans at Hazeltine National last fall, the European Tour has decided to make some significant tweaks to how it will select players for the 2018 match. Perhaps the most prominent move is giving European captain Thomas Bjørn another wild-card selection, a move…

BREAKING NEWS: Jim Furyk Named Ryder Cup Captain View More
Jim Furyk of the United States during the 2016 Ryder Cup.

BREAKING NEWS: Jim Furyk Named Ryder Cup Captain

Jim Furyk, a nine-time team member, was named captain of the 2018 U.S. Ryder Cup team for the biennial matches that will be played just outside Paris. The 46-year-old Furyk succeeds two-time captain Davis Love III, who led the U.S. to its first victory since 2008. Furyk was an assistant…

REPORT: Thomas Bjorn to Captain 2018 European Ryder Cup Team View More
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REPORT: Thomas Bjorn to Captain 2018 European Ryder Cup Team

Thomas Bjorn was on the winning side of three Ryder Cups as a player. Now he will get the chance to do the same thing as a captain. According to Golf Channel’s Tim Rosaforte, Bjorn will be named the leader of the European side tomorrow. The 45-year-old Dane played on winning…

Table Set For Morning Matches

Those last two morning matches should be something to watch. Closing out the opening ceremonies, the captains announced the lineups for Friday morning’s Four-balls. The first two seem interesting enough: Bubba Watson and Webb Simpson will take on Justin Rose and Henrik Stenson, followed by Rickie Fowler and Jimmy Walker…