Could Bjørn Be Facing Off Against Tiger Again?

Luke Donald has named Thomas Bjørn as his second Vice Captain for the 2025 Ryder Cup, but it will be interesting to see if Tiger Woods will mirror the same role for team USA either as Captain or Vice Captain.

To have the Dubai Desert Classic rivalry ignited again at Bethpage Black next year will only add to the drama. Bjørn’s victory over Tiger in 2001 at Emirates Golf Club was arguably the crowning moment in his playing career.

It will be the sixth time in total the Dane has been a Vice Captain in the biennial contest and the tenth time overall that he has been part of Team Europe, having also been a player on three occasions as well as the victorious Captain at Le Golf National, Paris, in 2018.

The 53 year old is the second Vice Captain to be named by European Captain Donald following Italian Edoardo Molinari, whose appointment was announced in January.

Bjørn said: “It was a natural progression from last time. Luke called me and said he wanted me to carry on into New York, understanding that it’s going to be a completely different Ryder Cup in 2025 at Bethpage.

“We had some conversations back and forth mostly about how to go from the victory in Rome and into a new set up for New York, debriefing on what happened in Rome and how we carry it forward.”

Share this article
What's in the bag
Swing Sequence

Xander Schauffele swing sequence

By Jonathan Craddock, PGA Professional, Pete Cowen Academy Xander Schauffele has...

Tiger Woods’ Swing – How has it changed?

By Jonathan Craddock, PGA Professional, Peter Cowen Academy Tiger Woods looks...

Related articles

20 hours ago

Nelly Korda Channels Tennis Legends to Dominate the LPGA

Nelly Korda is once again on the brink of victory. On...
2 days ago

Can Mud Balls Protect Valhalla and Give Schauffele an Edge?

The wet conditions at Valhalla Golf Club are allowing players to...

World No. 1 Scheffler detained by police prior to round two of the PGA Championship

World No. 1 Scottie Scheffler was detained by police for allegedly...