Hello Guest, if you reading this it means you have not yet registered. Please take a second Click here to register and in a few simple steps, you will be able to enjoy the discussions Stretford End Arising has to offer. If you are unable to register please use our contact page.
I think Chicago is on Central Time which is 6 hours behind us at the moment. That would make morning tee times about 1pm here and afternoon tee times 6 or 7 pm. Doubt any of the play will go past midnight here.
Garcia has worked his way into Europe's team at the expense of Poulter. Poulter will definitely be a captain pick though. The other pick will probably be between Harrington and Colsaerts but due to his experience and recent form Harrington should get it.
Colsaerts and Poulter the two picks. Colsaerts has had a good couple of years on the European Tour but he hasn't done much in the majors - Harrington the opposite really. When it counts Harrington delivers and I'm not being biased here but I do feel he'd have been the better pick. Time will tell.
Surprised Rickie Fowler wasn't picked. Hasn't had a great year but he did well at the last Ryder Cup and is another who generally performs well in the big events.
McIlroy with another win at the weekend in the Deutsche Bank which is a big event on the tour, in a rich vein of form at the minute. Looking at some of the possible pairings - McIlroy/McDowell, Westwood/Kaymer, Donald/Rose, Garcia/Poulter.... Very strong.