In anticipation of the 40th Ryder Cup at Gleneagles in Scotland Sept. 26-28, on Tuesday, Sept. 2 at 7 p.m ET, United States Ryder Cup Captain Tom Watson will host a live event announcing his three captains picks from NBC’s famous Studio 8H, the home of “Saturday Night Live” in New York City! To bring fans closer to the action, make a prediction on MyCaptainsPicks.com through Sept. 2 or #mycaptainspicks to voice your choice and see others opinions, also visit RyderCup.com to also see picks from celebrities, as they share their passion for golf.
The Americans clinching a spot on the team that will compete against Europe in at Gleneagles in Perthshire, Scotland are: Five-time major champion Phil Mickelson, two-time Masters Champion Bubba Watson, 2003 U.S. Open Champion Jim Furyk, 2007 Masters Champion Zach Johnson, and PGA Tour stars Rickie Fowler, Matt Kuchar, Jordan Spieth, Jimmy Walker and Patrick Reed.
Grand prize drawing for fan entries with all three picks exactly matching Watson’s selections is a once-in-a-lifetime trip including: Two 2014 Ryder Cup tickets for the climate-controlled Harris Pavilion (Sept. 23-28); complimentary roundtrip airfare for two to Scotland; five nights of accommodations at the Hilton Glasgow; a round of golf at a premier golf course in Scotland, a new set of golf clubs from Adams Golf and more. NBC and Golf Channel will combine to broadcast the event live in its entirety in the United States for the first time ever from European soil.
It’s weird that Tiger won’t be playing in the Ryder Cup this year, we remember the rainy Ryder Cup where he chose not to wear his Sun Mountain Jacket. ProQuip, which was up to the task the last time the Ryder Cup was played in Europe during rainy and blustery conditions at Celtic Manor, is the most popular weatherwear brand in Ryder Cup history, with 20 of the last 32 teams – European and American – selecting the brand to supply their team rainsuits. No other clothing manufacturer has been trusted as many times as ProQuip to supply clothing to the world’s best golfers for one of the greatest spectacles in sport. Team USA will be sporting the Ralph Lauren Ryder Cup Collection will include a timeless array of Polo Golf and RLX Golf apparel while the European Team will be wearing Glenmuir. This year marks the first in Ryder Cup history in which the Ryder Cup Collection will be available for purchase, allowing customers to shop the collection and sales will benefit 41 PGA Sections, which support PGA Professionals who grow, teach and manage the game of golf. AHEAD is the preferred headwear supplier including the embroidery of the official 2014 Ryder Cup logo on most of the apparel and gear. The Junior European Ryder Cup Team will be wearing Harris Tweed, based on the Isle of Lewis. ProQuip prepares for its role as Preferred Weatherwear Supplier to the 2014 European Ryder Cup Team. Check back as the tournament gets closer for complete the complete looks for each team.WHAT'S YOUR REACTION?