Luke Donald would love to be named Ryder Cup captain

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Former world No. 1 Luke Donald has mentioned he would love to be named captain of Staff Europe for the 2023 Ryder Cup and has mentioned that he would see the position via, in contrast to LIV Golf insurgent Henrik Stenson.

Stenson was stripped of the captaincy final week, hours earlier than the Swede introduced that he was becoming a member of the profitable Saudi-backed collection.

The Telegraph has reported that Donald is being lined as much as change Stenson as non-playing captain, with an official announcement anticipated within the coming days.

The report additionally states that Donald is predicted to maintain Thomas Bjorn and Edoardo Molinari as his two vice-captains, with each having been appointed by Stenson earlier than he misplaced the captaincy.

Donald, 44, has by no means completed on the dropping aspect as a participant in 4 Ryder Cup appearances, successful 10½ factors from his 15 matches. He served as vice-captain when Europe regained the Ryder Cup by beating america in 2018.

Ive actually had a few of my greatest moments on the golf course within the Ryder Cups, the English golfer advised Golf Week after carding two-under 70 within the opening spherical of the Rocket Mortgage Basic in Detroit on Thursday.

What an incredible honour its to symbolize Europe within the Ryder Cup, and Id like to be a captain. That might be an enormous honour as effectively. I am disillusioned I assume that [Stenson] would put his title ahead after which go to LIV.

If I received this captaincy, Id reside as much as my phrase and see it via. Let me put it that method. I would not be doing a Henrik.

Donald added that he had not been approached to play within the LIV collection however mentioned he had turned down a broadcast position with the breakaway league.

The Marco Simone Golf & Nation Membership in Rome hosts the following version of the biennial Ryder Cup, beginning in late September subsequent yr.

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