Cold and Classless, Ryder Cup Europe Cancels Henrik Stenson as Captain

European Ryder Cup Captain Henrik Stenson
European Ryder Cup Captain Henrik Stenson was cancelled after joining LIV Golf. (Photo by Julio Aguilar via Getty Images)

Henrik Stenson became the latest player to join the LIV Golf league, confirming our report from Sunday evening.

Playing into the accusations of anti-trust violations and collusion (with the PGA Tour), Ryder Cup Europe immediately cut ties with 2016 British Open champion, who they celebrated just three days ago.

The haughty group released a cold and classless statement on Twitter, which didn’t even thank the Hall of Fame Swede. The post received over 650 comments, with a vast, vast majority of the responses firmly in the camp of Stenson.

“Ryder Cup Europe today confirms that Henrik Stenson’s tenure as captain of Team Europe for the 2023 Ryder Cup at Marco Simone Golf & Country Club in Rome, Italy from September 25 – October 1, 2023, has been brought to an end with immediate effect,” wrote Ryder Cup Europe.

The commenters were not happy with one of golf’s gatekeepers:



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