The captain of Europe, Luke Donald, got here out of the 2023 Ryder Cup stronger than ever after the convincing win.
He made no secret of the truth that, when making his crew decisions throughout the week of competitors, he relied on the info ready for him by a statistics freak, his vice-captain Edoardo Molinari.
In brief, Donald was inspiring, meticulous and decisive in making choices.
His captaincy has left an excellent style in everybody’s mouth, to the purpose that there’s discuss already of his continuity for the 2025 version at Bethpage Black.
He himself spoke about stepping apart, however the gamers might attempt to persuade him to remain on.
Tiger Woods as USA Ryder Cup captain?
On the opposite aspect, in the US it’s time to take into consideration a brand new management undertaking. And, the primary identify that has come to everybody’s thoughts is that of Tiger Woods.
Former US captain Paul Azinger, who led the American crew to victory at Valhalla in 2008, threw Tiger‘s identify round as a alternative for Zach Johnson.
Woods‘ candidacy, which is already being talked about within the American press, is without doubt one of the most critical resulting from a number of elements.
On the one hand, Phil Mickelson, one other doable candidate, is completely distant from the PGA Tour, the place a lot of the members of the present Group USA play.
Plus, Woods can be nearly 50 years previous in 2025 and unlikely to be a part of the crew as a participant.
In 2019, the Californian captained USA within the Presidents Cup, so he already is aware of what it is wish to take the reins of a crew.
There’s nonetheless loads of time for each side to select their captains for the 2025 occasion, which can happen on the Bethpage Black Course in New York, USA.