This was very funny

There’s been a lot of chat about the Ryder Cup. Should it be played at all this year? Should it be played behind closed doors? Should it be played with 24 captain’s picks?

As it stands the plan is to go ahead and European captain Padraig Harrington was on Sky Sports’ The Golf Show on Tuesday to discuss how he is preparing for September’s showdown when he accidentally let slip one of his vice-captains for Whistling Straits.

Watch the clip here:

And no offence to World No 1,083 Luke Joy – yes, he really is the next European in the official golf ranking – but we think Harrington might be referring to Mr Donald.

Later that evening, the news was confirmed.

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Alex Perry


Alex has been the editor of National Club Golfer since 2017. A Devonian who enjoys wittering on about his south west roots, Alex moved north to join NCG after more than a decade in London, the last five of which were with ESPN. Away from golf, Alex follows Torquay United and spends too much time playing his PlayStation or his guitar and not enough time practising his short game.

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