supports the idea of being named the European team captain for the 2020 Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits in Wisconsin.
“I’ve always thought Padraig would be a good captain in the United States,” McIlroy said,. “Padraig’s won a lot of golf tournaments over there. He’s won a PGA Championship.”
Harrington acted as a vice-captain for the winning squad in Paris, France last week. He also played in six Ryder Cups between 1999-2010, hoisting the trophy four times in that span.
“I think the continuity in the European camp, having all these vice-captains this year and preparing for captaincy down the road, has been a huge foundation of why we’ve been so good,” McIlroy added.
2018 team captainand also support the notion of Harrington leading the Europeans in Wisconsin, according to the .
Harrington admitted he’d be willing to take on the difficult role in the future.
“I wouldn’t do it without a certain trepidation because it’s not easy, it really isn’t easy. It’s a tough, tough job,” he told Irish broadcaster RTE, per BBC.
“No matter who the captain is next time, they’ll be ready, and I’m sure he will do a great job,” McIlroy added,.
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