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03/08/2022
Could we see a scenario where sacked captain Henrik Stenson plays in the Ryder Cup? His replacement, Luke Donald, says it's a possibility
Following the announcement that Luke Donald would be replacing sacked captain Henrik Stenson as Europeís new Ryder Cup skipper for 2023, the Englishman was pressed on whether the door was still open for LIV golfers to feature in his 12-man squad. Things then got a little ambiguous. Unable to place clarity on the situation, Donald revealed "thereís a legal situation going onĒ between the LIV faithful and Ryder Cup Europe, meaning, in theory, thereís a possibility the likes of Stenson could play on his team in Rome. "Everything with LIV is kind of hypothetical and itís hard for me to answer,Ē Donald told Sky Sports after being unveiled as Europeís new captain. "I donít have the clarity on those situations right now. Those discussions will have to be made through the various tours. "I believe thereís a legal situation going on. Again, thatís completely out of my control. Iíll just do everything I can to make sure 12 good guys come prepared in Rome in 14 months time. "Theoretically, they [LIV players] will still be able to earn points when the points system starts,Ē Donald continued. "But again, thatís something that is out of my control.Ē