Thomas Bjorn, captain of the European expedition at the Ryder Cup 2018 in Paris, celebrates 50 years. The Dane in France has clearly led the Old Continent to success in the super golf challenge against the United States. And even on this special day the Silkeborg golfer, as witnessed on the social profiles of the Ryder Cup Europe, goes in the hole.
From the stairs of his house she rolls the ball directly underneath, which ends up in a cup. "There is no end to this man's talent", the sentence accompanied by the video posted on its official channels by Ryder Cup Europe.
Thomas Bjorn, greeting messages
Many greetings messages arrived in Bjorn. Among these also those of the British Justin Rose, former world number 1. "Happy birthday captain", the message reserved for him by the English.
Fifteen titles on the European Tour in his career and still a lot of enthusiasm. Bjorn celebrates half a century of life. The 'Genesis Invitational' of golf is a challenge between the big names in the discipline. Until Sunday (February 18-21) in California a historic appointment of the PGA Tour is staged, now in its 95th edition.
Eight of the top ten players in the world will compete in Pacific Palisades. With Dustin Johnson, number 1, here are also Jon Rahm, Justin Thomas, Xander Schauffele, Collin Morikawa, Rory McIlroy, Patrick Cantlay and Bryson DeChambeau.
As far as the Top 10 is concerned, only Tyrrell Hatton and Webb Simpson will be missing. But in the western district of Los Angeles there is also expectation for Francesco Molinari, called to redeem the 59 / o place arrived in the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am after two good results in The American Express (eighth) and at the Farmers Insurance Open ( tenth).
The italian, who declared his ambition to participate in the Ryder Cup 2021 in September in Wisconsin (USA), also aims to be included in the ranking of the best 100 players in the world (he is now 107°. The Australian Adam Scott defends the title on a course, that of the Riviera Country Club, which in 2028 will be the golf course of the Olympic Games in Los Angeles. The event will offer a total prize money of $ 9,300,000.