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‘Hugely disappointed’ - Henrik Stenson defects to LIV but disagrees with axing as Europe’s Ryder Cup captain

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Henrik Stenson says LIV Golf organisers would have been happy for him to continue as Europe's Ryder Cup captain. The Swede confirmed a move to the controversial Saudi-backed breakaway, shortly after the honour was stripped of him. Stenson is the latest big name to join the lucrative series, and in a statement on Twitter he conceded the switch is in part  commercially driven.
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Stenson joins LIV Golf after Ryder Cup removal

Henrik Stenson joins the LIV Golf series following his removal as Europe's Ryder Cup captain.

3 months ago·United Kingdom
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The IndependentThe Independent

Sacked Ryder Cup captain Henrik Stenson leads trio of new LIV Golf recruits

The Swede was stripped of the captaincy on Wednesday

3 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Stenson Loses Ryder Cup Captaincy

Henrik Stenson is being paid a lot of money to lose his Ryder Cup captaincy.

3 months ago·United States
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Max Homa has hilarious response to Henrik Stenson's lengthy explanation for joining LIV Golf, losing Ryder Cup captaincy

Homa made it clear how he felt about Stenson's defection through use of a hilarious meme.

3 months ago
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‘Hugely disappointed’ - Henrik Stenson defects to LIV but disagrees with axing as Europe’s Ryder Cup captain

"Henrik Stenson says he “disagrees” with the decision to strip him of Europe’s Ryder Cup captaincy, after confirming a switch to LIV Golf. The 2016 Open champion was already deep into preparations for next year’s clash with the USA in Rome, but says although part of his move is “commercially driven”, he believes both competitions can co-exist."

3 months ago
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Stenson SACKED as Ryder Cup captain as he joins LIV Golf series

Henrik Stenson has been stripped of the Team Europe Ryder Cup captaincy as he becomes the latest big name to join LIV Golf. The Swede, who was due to lead Team Europe in Rome in September 2023, is the latest golfer to join the controversial Saudi-backed breakaway league. Team Europe is looking for a new captainGettyRyder Cup participation is linked to membership on the DP World Tour (formerly European Tour), which has come out in opposition to L…

3 months ago·United Kingdom
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