- September 27, 2021
- Posted by: Stratford Team
- Category: Business
“We had a lot of young guys and rookies in the Ryder Cup, but it didn’t feel like they were,” Johnson said. “They have all played well in such big moments and big tournaments that it didn’t feel like they were rookies. And they didn’t play like they were rookies. They stepped up to the plate and they all wanted it.”
Stricker felt blessed to be handed the reins of the side. He joined Arnold Palmer as the only two to win a Presidents Cup and Ryder Cup as Captain on their first attempts. And he did it in his home state. He presided over a 19-11 rout at Liberty National in 2017 and created history with the 19-9 win amongst his fellow cheese heads.
“I’ve said it a number of times all week long about how these guys came together … how they started two weeks ago when they showed up for the practice round. I could see the camaraderie then. I could see the willingness to prepare and get ready for this event prior to us even arriving,”…