‘It’s not something I went into lightly’: Padraig Harrington ‘thrilled’ to be named as Europe’s captain for 2020 Ryder Cup… but admits some ‘trepidation’ at huge responsibility
- Three-time major winner Harrington succeeds Thomas Bjorn as Europe captain
- Harrington announced at press conference at European Tour’s Wentworth HQ
- He served as a vice-captain at the last three Ryder Cups and played six times
Padraig Harrington has been named as Europe’s captain for the 2020 Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits.
The three-time major winner succeeds Thomas Bjorn, as Europe bid to defend the trophy won in Paris last year.
Harrington was announced as captain at a press conference at the European Tour’s Wentworth headquarters on Tuesday.
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