2014 Ryder Cup Team Europe Profile: Paul McGinley captain


2014 Ryder Cup Profile: Paul McGinley, captain

CAPTAIN INFORMATION
Age: 47
Hometown: Sunningdale, England
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Birthdate: December 16, 1966
Family: Wife: Allison (m. 1996); Children: Niamh (1999), Killian (2000), Maia (2002)
Turned Professional: 1991

 

RYDER CUP EXPERIENCE
Years Played: 2002 (winners), 04 (winners), 06 (winners), 2010 (Vice Captain) (winners), 12 (Vice Captain), 14 (Captain)
Total Matches: 9
Career Ryder Cup Record (W-L-H): 2-2-5
Singles (W-L-H): 1-0-2
Foursomes (W-L-H): 0-0-2
Fourballs (W-L-H): 0-0-2
Total Points Won: 4 1/2
Total Points Won Point %: 50.00

 

RYDER CUP RESULTS
2002: The Belfry
Europe 15 1/2, United States 12 1/2
Day 1 Fourballs: Day 1 Foursomes: McGinley/Harrington lost to Cink/Furyk (3 & 2)
Day 2 Fourballs: McGinley/Clarke (halved) with Hoch/Furyk
Singles: McGinley (halved) with Furyk
 
2004: Oakland Hills Country Club
Europe 18 1/2, United States 9 1/2
Day 1 Fourballs: McGinley/Donald (halved) with Riley/Cink
Day 2 Foursomes: McGinley/Harrington beat Love III/ Woods (4 & 3)
Singles: McGinley beat Cink (3 & 2)
 
2006: The K Club
Europe 18 1/2, United States 9 1/2
Day 1 Foursomes: McGinley/Harrington (halved) with Campbell/Johnson
Day 2 Foursomes: McGinley/Harrington lost to Furyk/Woods (3 & 2)
Singles: McGinley (halved) with Henry
 

 

PLAYER NOTES
* Holed the winning putt at The Belfry in 2002 to halve his singles match with Jim Furyk.
* Played in three Ryder Cup Matches and has been on the winning side each time in 2002, 2004 and 2006.

 

CAREER VICTORIES
EUROPEAN TOUR INTERNATIONAL SCHEDULE VICTORIES: Total 4
1996 Hohe Brücke Open
1997 Oki Pro-Am
2001 Celtic Manor Resort Wales Open (play-off)
2005 Volvo Masters
EUROPEAN TOUR APPROVED SPECIAL EVENTS VICTORIES: Total 1
1991 UAP Under 25s Championship
OTHER TOURNAMENT VICTORIES: Total 4
1997 Irish PGA Championship
2000 Irish PGA Championship
2002 Smurfit Irish PGA Championship
2003 Smurfit Irish PGA Championship

 

TEAMS (PRO)
Vivendi Seve Trophy 2002 (winners), 05 (winners), 09 (Captain) (winners), 2011 (Captain) (winners)
Royal Trophy 2006 (winners), 07 (winners), 09