Keegan Bradley, U.S. captain after Tiger Woods rejection


Keegan Bradley, U.S. captain after Tiger Woods rejection

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KEgan Bradley It will be Captain of the United States at the 2025 Ryder Cup, To be held at Bethpage Black (New York City). The American International Labor Organization confirmed his appointment months later He entered into talks with Tiger Woods to offer him the position.

“I am incredibly honored to accept this opportunity to captain the USA team at the 2025 Ryder Cup. I would like to thank the U.S. Ryder Cup Committee for their trust in me as we embark on this trip to Bethpage Black in Farmingdale, New York. Never before has my passion and appreciation for the biggest golf team event been so great. The Ryder Cup is unlike any other competition in our sport and this edition will undoubtedly be especially special, given the rich history and enthusiasm of spectators at this symbolic tournament. “I am looking forward to starting preparing for 2025,”Bradley said in a statement.

The The first choice of BGA from America was Tiger Woods. For several months they kept the option open that he would take over the reins of the team if his professional obligations allowed him to do so.

“I devote so much time to what we do on the PGA Tour that I don’t want to stop playing the role of captain if I can’t do it,” he commented The Tiger In May.

Phil Mickelson, Keegan Bradley, Tiger Woods and captain Davis Love third at the 2012 Ryder Cup

Phil Mickelson , Keegan Bradley, Tiger Woods and captain Davis Love third at the 2012 Ryder CupLabrys

Finally, Woods declined the offer. Despite thinking about other names (Justin Leonard, Fred Couples and Mark O’meara, among others), during Monday, several American media were already offering the name of Keegan Bradley , who will be 39 years old when the date of the contest arrives (he is now 38) and will be The youngest American captain in this since Arnold Palmer served as captain and player in 1963 at the age of 34.

The rumors led to confirmation His rather unexpected choice is because he is an active player who can earn rating in this area. In addition, he was disqualified at the last Ryder Cup. He played the 2012 and 2014 editions, both with losses to the Americans.

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