22 Apr '15, 9pm

Fred Couples says he's ‘disappointed’ he’s not the U.S. Ryder Cup captain

Many people thought Fred Couples would be Team USA's next Ryder Cup captain. Apparently, Couples was one of them. Couples, who was passed over in favor of Davis Love III for captain of the 2016 U.S. squad , voiced his displeasure during a joint press conference in Dubai he held with Darren Clarke, the 2016 European squad’s Ryder Cup captain. Couples and Clarke were both picked to lead their respective sides (United States vs. Rest Of The World) in the inaugural Icons Cup. According to sport360.com’s Joe Chakravarty , Couples was asked during the press conference if he was disappointed he wasn’t named captain for the next Ryder Cup. “When we agreed to this (the Icons Cup), I thought Darren had 75 percent chance of becoming the European Ryder Cup captain, and I thought I was more than 50," Couples said. "As it turns out, he is 100 percent the guy and I am zero. To be honest,...

Full article: http://www.golf.com/tour-and-news/fred-couples-%E2%80%98d...

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