Henrik Stenson succeeds Padraig Harrington as Europe’s captain for the 2023 Ryder Cup in Italy; Europe suffered a record 19-9 loss against the USA last year; Marco Simone Golf and Country Club hosts next year’s tournament from September 29 to October 1, live on Sky Sports
Last Updated: 15/03/22 12:56pm
Henrik Stenson played on Ryder Cup-winning sides in 2006, 2014 and 2018
Henrik Stenson has been confirmed as Europe’s captain for the Ryder Cup in 2023.
The 45-year-old Swede made five Ryder Cup appearances as a player, including during Europe’s victory at Le Golf National in 2018.
Stenson succeeds Padraig Harrington, who he assisted during last year’s record-breaking loss in Wisconsin.
Marco Simone Golf and Country Club in Italy will host the biennial event from September 29-October 1 next year, live on Sky Sports’ dedicated Ryder Cup channel, where Europe will be desperate to regain the trophy after their 19-9 reverse at Whistling Straits.
Europe have not lost a Ryder Cup on home soil since a 15-13 defeat at The Belfry in 1993.
Zach Johnson was confirmed as the United States’ captain last month, with his predecessor Steve Stricker as vice-captain.
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