To the surprise of absolutely no one, Padraig Harrington will captain the European team that will defend the Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits in 2020.
Padraig Harrington really really wants to be Europe’s next Ryder Cup captain. He also doesn’t want to jinx himself by talking too much about it
Padraig Harrington, already the favourite to lead Europe at 2020 Ryder Cup, now a shoe-in after Lee Westwood bows out of candidacy
Following this year’s Ryder Cup, Padraig Harrington was tabbed as the strong favourite to helm Team Europe for the 2020 event in Whistling Straits. Considering Harrington’s lone competition now dropped out, the three-time major winner should be a shoe-in.
It was almost fitting that Europe officially took back the Ryder Cup on Sunday when Phil Mickelson’s last swing of the weekend produced a water-ball tee shot at Le Golf National’s 16th hole.