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Ian Poulter Ryder Cup

‘Ian Poulter says he would ‘love’ to captain Europe’s Ryder Cup team’

So Poult’s fancy’s a shot at being captain to Europe’s Ryder Cup team one day. If there is anything you can say about Poulter is that he is very passionate to the cause and never shy’s away from displays of excitement and competition.

Fresh from writing his autobiography ‘No Limits’, which has been touted as an entertaining read, not surprisingly the outspoken Englishman is coy in an interview with the Telegraph giving his rivals too much advice on how to discover the winning formula

“I’m not sure I would like to give them titbits,” he says. “Obviously they don’t have the right blend, they haven’t got it right, they’ve had issues, that was apparent. But no, hell, they’ll just have to figure it out themselves.”

Poulter who seems to work better as a team and has had a really bad year as a result in part to injuries sustained, seems to be in his element when working for a victory for Europe. He does indeed put on a great show of patriotism, but as do some of the most reserved players like Seve, Faldo, and Monty

However the three likely candidates seem to be Jiménez, Darren Clarke and Thomas Bjorn. Poulters vote is with Darren Clark for the 2016 Ryder Cup and he claims he would prefer to play a few more before putting himself forward as Captain.

What are your thoughts on Poulter leading Europe to victory one day? Who would you like to see heading the Ryder Cup in Hazeltine, Minnesota in 2016?

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