Having been comprehensively dispatched 19-9 two years ago, Team Europe seek revenge this Friday, as the 44th edition of the Ryder
‘Difficult euphoria’: 2014 Ryder Cup hero Donaldson unlucky but Macclesfield man will return, says Dougherty
Two years ago Macclesfield’s Jamie Donaldson’s world turned upside-down when he hit the shot that won Europe the Ryder Cup.
In an industry where millions of pounds are on the line, not to mention millions of eyes being cast, doing the right thing can sometimes be lost yet for every bad showing of sportsmanship there’s a showing of good.
Fortress Gleneagles: Golfing genius McIlroy says Sir Alex Ryder Cup motivational speech had him transfixed
McIlroy, a Red Devils fan and current world number one, explained how Sir Alex demanded that Team Europe ‘make Gleneagles a fortress’ ahead of the September 26-28 biennial battle against the USA
Natural fit: Sir Alex Ferguson asked to deliver motivational speech to inspire European Ryder Cup team
The Manchester United legend, who retired in 2013 after 26 trophy-laden years at the helm at Old Trafford, will give the golfers a motivational speech on Tuesday evening ahead of the three-day biennial competition from Friday-Sunday