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Golf-Irishman McGinley named Europe's Ryder Cup skipper
January 15, 2013 / 6:17 PM / 5 years ago

Golf-Irishman McGinley named Europe's Ryder Cup skipper

ABU DHABI, Jan 15 (Reuters) - Ireland’s Paul McGinley has been appointed captain of Europe’s Ryder Cup team for the biennial match against the United States next year, the Players’ Committee said on Tuesday.

The 46-year-old, who holed the winning putt in the 2002 match at The Belfry, edged former skipper Colin Montgomerie in a vote taken by the 15-man committee in Abu Dhabi.

Editing by Ed Osmond

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