29 Aug '16, 1pm

Sources: Clarke leaning toward Westwood, Kaymer, and Donald as captain

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. -- European Ryder Cup captain Darren Clarke isn’t scheduled to announce his three captain’s picks until Tuesday at Wentworth, but sources close to Clarke indicated that he may have already made up his mind and that he will likely choose Martin Kaymer, Lee Westwood and Luke Donald. “Darren wanted more experience seeing as he has five rookies already on the team,” one of the sources said. Clarke would certainly get that from the trio of former world No. 1s. They have a combined 16 appearances in the biennial matches between them, with Westwood leading the way with nine. Westwood has also been in relatively good form of late with five finishes in the top 15 in his last nine starts, including a runner-up at the Masters. He has also been a Ryder Cup stalwart and is immensely popular in the team room. Kaymer, meanwhile, has finished in the top 15 in seven of hi...

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