Henrik Stenson will not be the captain of Europe at the Ryder Cup 2023. This decision is probably the result of the fact that there are more and more rumors that the Swede would like to move to play in the new and millionaire Arab league LIV Golf, which is entering contrast of PGA Tour and D PWorld Tour.
Ryder Cup Team Europe said: "Due to personal circumstances Henrik Stenson is no longer able to fulfill all obligations under the contract." The appointment of a new captain is awaited as captain of the American team Zach Johnson, who has said that no player who plays in LIV Golf will be considered eligible.
Henrik Stenson will not be captain of the Europa Rayder Cup 2023
Henrik Stensonwrote on Instagram: "My interest in this concept has been well documented in recent years and despite the unfortunate tension that has existed between LIV and the European Tour and the PGA Tour recently, the opportunity to play LIV is something I want to try.
Obviously part of my decision is based on the financial aspects but also the format, the program and the caliber of the players were decisive factors. I am dedicated to growing the sport and using it as a force for something good.
After many considerations, I have decided to join many of my colleagues and play in the LIV Series starting from next week's event in the US Unfortunately, my decision does not allow me to continue playing my role as captain of the Europe team at the Ryder Cup 2023.
The Ryder Cup Europe decision to take my leave is a decision that I do not agree with but which for now I have decided to accept." Ryder Cup is scheduled for September 2023 at the Marco Simone Golf & Country Club in Rome.
Luke Donald is the probable replacement for Henrik Stenson, who has accepted the court of the Arab Super League - to captain the Old Continent in Rome in next year's challenge to the USA scheduled at the Marco Simone Golf & Country Club.
"There is nothing official to report, but I feel I have a good chance of leading the Europe team to the Ryder Cup 2023" These are Donald's declarations to captain the Old Continent in Rome in next year's challenge to the USA scheduled at the Marco Simone Golf & Country Club.