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Golf-Love III to be allocated US Ryder Cup captain – report


Feb 17 (Reuters) – Former U.S. PGA Champion Davis Love III will be allocated United States Ryder Cup captain subsequent week for a 2016 matches during Hazeltine, a Golf Channel reported on Monday.

The 50-year-old will be strictly named on Feb. 24 during a domicile of a PGA Of America in Palm Beach, Florida, a opening said.

It would be a second time Love has led a group after he oversaw a 14.5/13.5 better to Europe in 2012 when Jose Maria Olazabal’s side stormed behind from 10-6 down on a final day during Medinah.

That detriment is one of 8 that a Americans have suffered in a final 10 editions of a biennial group event, that stirred a PGA of America to designate an 11-person Ryder Cup charge force, that Love sits on.

Tom Lehman, who captained a U.S. to a complicated 18.5/9.5 better in 2006, and Steve Stricker, a leader of 12 PGA Tour events, also lay on a charge force and are approaching to reason roles in Love’s 2016 team, a Golf Channel said.

Love, who won his solitary vital in 1997, played in 6 uninterrupted Ryder Cups from 1993. He tasted feat twice, on his initial coming and in 1999.

Europe’s won final year’s matches 16.5/11.5 with five-times vital leader Phil Mickelson sardonic of a proceed used by American captain Tom Watson after another defeat.

Northern Irishman Darren Clarke, who won a British Open in 2011, is approaching to attain Ireland’s Paul McGinley as Europe captain for 2016 carrying played in 5 editions and served as vice-captain in 2010 and 2012.

A 5 male European preference panel, that includes McGinley, Olazabal and 2010 winning captain Colin Montgomerie, will accommodate on Wednesday to confirm on a skipper. (Writing by Patrick Johnston in Singapore, modifying by Nick Mulvenney)

Article source: http://in.reuters.com/article/2015/02/17/golf-ryder-love-idINL4N0VR1UF20150217

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