Thursday July 16, 2020

Harrington says fan-free Ryder Cup might uplift community

European Ryder Cup captain Pádraig Harrinton is preparing as if the competition is going ahead, though he believes it’s a long shot

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer

@whytebarry
31st May, 2020
Pádraig Harrington says whatever happens with the Ryder Cup ,‘it’s one of those things that will be talked about a lot afterwards [so] you just have to wait for it to be played to tell if it was worthwhile doing it’ Picture: Getty

It won’t be known if it’s a good idea to run the Ryder Cup during the Covid-19 pandemic until after it has been run, according to Pádraig Harrington, the European Ryder Cup captain.

Harrington told the Business Post that he is preparing as if the competition – which pits the best golfers in Europe against the best golfers in the US – will proceed as scheduled on September 25...

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