Ryder Cup Wags cleared to fly out to US to be with Team Europe stars next week after showdown talks


THE wives and girlfriends of Team Europe’s Ryder Cup workforce have been given an exemption from US journey restrictions to fly out and watch.

Padraig Harrington’s workforce will be joined by their companions on a construction flight for spherical 200 people who leaves Heathrow on Monday.

Rory McIlroy with his accomplice EricaCredit: AFP – Getty
Pollyanna Woodward is married to golfer Paul Casey
Pollyanna Woodward is married to golfer Paul Casey
Lee Westwood's wife Helen Storey
Lee Westwood’s accomplice Helen StoreyCredit: Times Newspapers Ltd

The Ryder Cup wives have been an ever-growing presence in latest matches between Europe and America.

And the personalized will be ready to proceed next week after firm have been permitted to be part of the avid players’ interior bubble in Wisconsin.

After arrival, on Tuesday there’ll be a workforce picture establish prior to the wives will be formally launched on the opening ceremony.

EU and British residents are at present not allowed to enter America due to coronavirus restrictions.

But breakthrough talks between the US Embassy, PGA and European Tour, seen the US State division grant waivers for avid players’ household.

Both groups have now confirmed their 12-man groups, however Lee Westwood merely as of late hit out the Ryder Cup scramble left him and quite a few different totally different fully totally different European stars sweating on their locations.


He talked about: “There’s so many variables with one of the best ways by which we have put together the qualification this time spherical. This event is intently loaded in distinction to all the gadgets else we have carried out, and I take into account it is one issue to possibly check out ultimately.

“I take into account loads of the blokes turning up correct proper right here will not be searching for this right now, so shut to the Ryder Cup, understanding what that’s going to be like. This goes to be draining for loads of, and likewise you need to be going into the Ryder Cup newest.

“You can see how avid players are reacting to it out on the golf course. They are correct proper right here to compete, and to strive to win an infinite event, however they’ve clearly obtained fully totally different factors on their minds.

“Having said that, I’ve played with Shane the first two days, and he’s managed to block everything out well and play well. That makes Shane Lowry the kind of player that you want on your Ryder Cup team.”

Westwood, in addition to to Northern Irishman Rory McIlroy, have been among the many many many names to make the dimensions again.

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