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Should There Be A “Senior” Ryder Cup? 1

Posted on July 30, 2010 by Thomas Rooney

Current Ryder Cup captain Corey Pavin thinks there should also be a similar competition among the top senior golfers in the world.

American Ryder Cup captain Corey Pavin believes that a similar competition for the senior players would be a fantastic idea that would go down well with golf fans across the world.

The idea has been muted in the build up to current Ryder Cup later this year and Pavin believes that although there will only ever be “one Ryder Cup” when it comes to serious Ryder Cup betting, but it would be a lot of fun for the seniors to have a similar event.

“A lot of people would be interested in watching and a lot of players would be interested in playing.

“It would probably have a different feel but it would be very competitive – players would want to win just as bad.” Read the rest of this entry →

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