28 Nov '11, 3pm

#Monty honored to meet the brave British Troops in Afghanistan with the @rydercup in tow!

#Monty honored to meet the brave British Troops in Afghanistan with the @rydercup in tow!

Colin Montgomerie, Europe’s victorious 2010 Ryder Cup Captain, and PGA captain Eddie Bullock helped give British troops a boost with a whistle stop tour of Afghanistan. The PGA organised trip was designed to show support for the efforts of soldiers in helping establish a new future for the war-ravaged country. Former PGA captain Parnell Reilly from Huddersfield club Bradley Park also joined Bullock and Montgomerie as they delivered a series of golf clinics to soldiers and local school children and also brought along the famous Ryder Cup trophy. During the three day trip, the trio travelled to Camp Bastion, the British military’s main base in Helmand Province. At Kabul headquarters they met the Afghan president of the national Olympics committee, General Mohammad Aghbar and also spent time at the British Embassy, briefing ambassador, Sir William Patey, about the trip. Montg...

Full article: http://www.europeantour.com/europeantour/news/newsid=1503...

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