Tom Watson returns as US Ryder Cup captain
NEW YORK (AP) - Weary of two decades of defeat in Europe, the Americans are breaking from precedent with a captain uniquely suited for the 2014 Ryder Cup in Scotland.
Tom Watson will be by far the oldest man to fill the role and the first repeat captain for the United States (US) since 1987. But he's also the last American to lead the team to victory on the road, and he knows how to win in the blustery Scottish weather.
"We are just really tired of losing the Ryder Cup," PGA of America President Ted Bishop said on Thursday during a news conference at the Empire State Building.
It won't be easy.