THE WORLD ACCORDING TO PAUL MCGINLEY

The Scoop

Our Ryder Cup captain on bald tyres, Ryder Cup nerves and X Factor

BEST MATE ON TOUR A lot of the Irish guys, too many to name

FUNNIEST PERSON ON TOUR Simon Hurd


SUPERSTITIONS None, I don’t get them


ONE COURSE FOR THE REST OF YOUR LIFE Augusta


WORST SHOT YOU’VE SEEN ON TOUR A lot of mine, I try to obliterate them from my memory. There have been a few shanks


FIRST CAR Subaru hatchback, I bought it for $1000 and sold it two years later for the same. The tyres were as bald as my head!

FIRST JOB Selling programmes at Irish soccer matches


MOST NERVOUS YOU’VE BEEN Ryder Cup in Detroit, first day with Luke Donald


BEST CAPTAIN YOU HAVE PLAYED UNDERĀ Sam Torrance, he knew me better than I knew myself. I learnt a lot from all of them but Sam was my first

FAVOURITE FOOD AND WHAT WON’T YOU EAT Sushi is my favourite, not a fan of oysters


FAVOURITE TV PROGRAMME AND WHAT WON’T YOU WATCH Entourage is my favourite, X Factor does my head in


BEST PUTTING TIP Feel like you are hooking the putts in


BEST SWING TIP Co-ordination, body turn and arms swinging in harmony

 

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