I was delighted to learn today that Jose Maria Olazabal has been confirmed as Colin Montgomerie’s successor to be the European Ryder Cup Captain. He was always the favorite to take over from Monty – but it was never guaranteed – and there was even speculation that he would prefer to concentrate on his own golf and try to qualify for the matches in 2012.
Having competed in 7 matches over a 19 year career, Jose Maria is a Ryder Cup legend. He lies 5th in the European standings for most matches won and most points won respectively. Click here for more details.