Davis Love III Named Team USA
Ryder Cup Captain
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – PGA of America President and U.S. Ryder Cup Task Force Co-Chair Derek Sprague announced today that Davis Love III has been named as the Ryder Cup Captain to guide Team USA in the 41st Ryder Cup, Sept. 27– Oct. 2, 2016, at Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska, Minnesota. Love was the unanimous recommendation of the Ryder Cup Task Force.
Love, who served as U.S. Captain in 2012, becomes the eighth American to guide multiple Ryder Cup Teams. With recommendations from the Ryder Cup Task Force, the PGA also announced changes to the Captain’s selection process, along with the qualifying system for U.S. players and new leadership for future Ryder Cups. The Ryder Cup Task Force has been dissolved, with a newly-designated PGA of America Ryder Cup Committee responsible for identifying future Captains and Vice-Captains and consulting on a wide array of matters related to the Ryder Cup. Full Story