See what players, fans, and media had to say after Henrik Stenson sensationally turned his back on the Ryder Cup captaincy in favour of the LIV big bucks

It’s all kicking off! Ryder Cup Europe released a statement on Wednesday confirming that Henrik Stenson’s short tenure as captain of Team Europe has ended with immediate effect – the news all but confirming the Swede as LIV Golf’s latest acquisition after weeks of rumours.

The news sent the world of golf into a tailspin with the announcement triggering heavy criticism from fans, players, former Ryder Cup captains, and media personnel alike. Here are some of the best and most on the button reactions:

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