Golf: Golf-Edoardo Molinari named Team Europe’s vice captain for Ryder Cup

(Reuters) – Team Europe captain Henrik Stenson named Italy’s Edoardo Molinari as his second vice-captain on Monday for the 2023 Ryder Cup that will likely be performed on the Marco Simone Golf and Country Club in Rome.

Molinari and his brother Francesco each performed within the 2010 version when Europe regained the trophy in Wales.

“It is improbable. I performed the Ryder Cup in 2010 and to have the ability to be a vice captain on this one is a dream come true,” Edoardo stated in a press release.

“It was a really sudden name from Henrik. We had chatted just a few instances about stats and what I might do to assist the staff, however I by no means anticipated this.

“The Italian followers will likely be loud and passionate at Marco Simone. For the gamers, it will likely be a number of enjoyable to play in entrance of such supportive crowds.”

Stenson had named Denmark’s Thomas Bjorn — who captained the staff to victory within the 2018 version — as his first vice-captain earlier this month.

(Reporting by Rohith Nair in Bengaluru; Editing by Christian Radnedge)

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