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Spieth says US Ryder Cup squad wants to honour Palmer

By Agencies
PUBLISHED ON SEP 28, 2016 07:08 AM IST

CHASKA, USA: Two-time major winner Jordan Spieth says the US Ryder Cup team is looking to pay tribute to Arnold Palmer this week after his death and bringing home the trophy would certainly qualify.

The Americans have lost three in a row, six of seven and eight of the past 10 Ryder Cup showdowns to Europe. “As Team USA, we’re all looking to do something to honor him this week,” Spieth said. “We all learned a lot from him. We would not be who we are on and off the course if it were not for him.”

CAPTAIN CLARKE HAILS ‘INSPIRATIONAL’ MCILROY

CHASKA, USA: Rory McIlroy’s Tour Championship-FedExCup Series double in Atlanta at the weekend has given Europe’s team a mighty fillip ahead of the Ryder Cup, said captain Darren Clarke.

“Rory is a wonderful young man and an unbelievable golfer so he’s a hugely inspirational figure for our team and I feel very lucky he’s on our European side,” he said.

AGAG COMMITTED TO FORMULA E

LONDON: Formula E founder and chief executive Alejandro Agag has dismissed media speculation that he could play a role in running Formula One after Liberty Media’s takeover of the glamour sport.

“There haven’t been any contacts at all, whatsoever,” he said.

“My interest is Formula E and I think there is still so much to be done in Formula E and it’s really exciting to be in Formula E,” the 46-year-old added.

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