Paul Lawrie has been chosen to captain Europe at the 2020 Junior Ryder Cup in Wisconsin, where his team will attempt to win the event for the first time since 2006.
Held just before the Ryder Cup itself, the Junior Ryder Cup sees the best male and female junior beginners from Europe and the USA clash in a blended occasion. One year from now’s recharging happens at Blue Mound Golf and Country Club in Milwaukee from September 21-22.
Lawrie flaunts a rich Ryder Cup family, having spoken to Europe at the 1999 and 2012 Ryder Cups, while the 50-year-old Scotsman’s contribution in junior golf began in 2001 with the dispatch of the Paul Lawrie Foundation, which gives chances to youngsters to begin playing golf. Paul Lawrie played in two Ryder Cups and has likewise been a bad habit skipper
“When the call came in, I didn’t require long to consider taking on the job,” said Lawrie. “To have the option to lead a group of the best youngsters in Europe against America will be a totally novel encounter for me. As far as how I see the game developing, it’s a significant job.
“It will be all out throughout the following ten months. I’m truly anticipating getting to certain occasions during the year and watching the children play. I’m completely pleased that I have been approached to Captain the Junior Ryder Cup group.
“My significant other, Marian, and I began the Foundation to get the same number of children into the game as we could. I bring an enormous excitement for junior golf to the job; it’s the place the game should be – unfortunately that still gets lost on certain individuals at golf clubs not treating youngsters how they have the right to be dealt with. The present youngsters are tomorrow’s grown-ups, and that is a significant message.”
Both the European and US Junior Ryder Cup groups will include six young men and six young ladies who must not have turned 18 preceding January 1, 2020, and must not be enlisted to playschool golf in the USA during 2020. The determination procedure for the European Junior Ryder Cup group, including affirmation of qualifying occasions, will be reported in no time.
The biennial challenge has seen various players proceed to prevail at the most elevated levels of the game, with Sergio Garcia, Rory McIlroy, Suzanne Peterson, and Carlota Ciganda among the move call of past European Junior Ryder Cuppers.
In 2018 at Golf Disneyland Paris, USA triumphed 12½-11½.