Ryder Cup: Edoardo Molinari named Europe vice-captain for 2023

Edoardo Molinari received half a point together with brother Francesco in the 2010 Ryder Cup

Europe captain Henrik Stenson has named Edoardo Molinari as his next vice-captain for the 2023 Ryder Cup in Rome.

Thomas Bjorn, who oversaw Europe’s 2018 gain at Le Golfing Nationwide in Paris, was picked as vice-captain this month.

Italian Molinari was part of the victorious 2010 Europe team, earning one place throughout a few matches.

“It is amazing. I played the Ryder Cup in 2010 and to be a vice-captain is a desire appear correct,” the 41-yr-outdated reported.

“It was a really unforeseen connect with from Henrik. We had chatted a few occasions about stats and what I could do to enable the team, but I hardly ever anticipated this.

“Realizing Henrik, he will depart no stone unturned. He will do every little thing he can to gain the Ryder Cup back. It will be a large amount of enjoyment for all the men playing for him much too.”

Stenson mentioned: “He is actually into stats and he operates with a several of the gamers who will possibly be on my team.

“With him getting Italian, it is likely to be an extra particular 7 days for him.

“I envisage Thomas and Edoardo as the operating team that I will lean on for the foreseeable long term. There will be a ton of healthier discussion and enter amongst us.”

United states of america keep the Ryder Cup just after a 19-9 acquire at Whistling Straits in Wisconsin in 2021.

The 2023 Ryder Cup is thanks to take put from 29 September to 1 Oct at the Marco Simone Golfing and Region Club in Guidonia Montecelio.

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