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Rose left out as Padraig makes his Ryder Cup captain’s picks


Rose left out as Padraig makes his Ryder Cup captain’s picks

Sergio Garcia, Ian Poulter and Shane Lowry get the nod for Europe’s team to tee off at Whistling Straits

Martyn Herman

Team Europe skipper Padraig Harrington turned to two Ryder Cup stalwarts as he named Spain’s Sergio Garcia and England’s Ian Poulter, along with Ireland’s Shane Lowry, as his three picks for this month’s match against the US.

Irishman Harrington named his choices a few hours after England’s Lee Westwood, Matt Fitzpatrick and Tyrrell Hatton sealed their spots at the BMW PGA Championship, with Austrian Bernd Wiesberger, who will make his debut.

Spaniard Jon Rahm, Northern Irishman Rory McIlroy, England’s Paul Casey and Tommy Fleetwood, as well as first-time participant Viktor Hovland of Norway had already secured spots on the 12-man team for the September 24 to 26 event at Whistling Straits, Wisconsin...

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