Monty Picks Lawrie as Seve Trophy Wild Card
'I am delighted to have the option to pick a major winner and a Ryder Cup player to strengthen an already strong-looking team,' Montgomerie said of fellow Scot Lawrie, the 1999 British Open champion. 'We as a team look forward to defending The Seve Trophy on Spanish soil.'
Lawrie will join the team of Montgomerie, Paul Casey, Darren Clarke, Brian Davis, Padraig Harrington, Ian Poulter, Justin Rose, Lee Westwood and Phillip Price.
The Seve Trophy, a match-play event that features a team from Great Britain and Ireland and another from Continental Europe, will be held Nov. 6-9 at Campo de Golf Parador El Saler.
Continental Europe captain Seve Ballesteros selected Jose Maria Olazabal as his wild card pick.
The rest of the Continental squad features Thomas Bjorn, Alex Cejka, Niclas Fasth, Miguel Angel Jimenez, Sergio Garcia, Raphael Jacquelin and Fredrik Jacobson.
The schedule of Matches will be:
Thursday, November 6
4 Fourball Matches
Friday, November 7
4 Fourball matches
Saturday, November 8
a.m. - 4 Greensome matches
p.m. - 4 Foursome matches
Sunday, November 9
10 Singles matches
Ortiz takes Web.com Tour clubhouse lead in Bahamas
Randall's Rant: Can we please have some rivalries?
Memo to the golf gods:
Can we get a real, honest-to-goodness rivalry?
It’s been more than two decades since the sport has been witness to one.
Spieth is a wild card that intrigues.
Woods vs. any of them? Well, if we get that, we promise never to ask for anything more.
McIlroy: 2018 may be my busiest season ever
What's in the Bag: Sony Open winner Kizzire
Driver: Titleist 917D3 (10.5 degrees), with Fujikura Atmos Black 6 X shaft
Fairway Wood: Titleist 917F2 (16.5 degrees), with Aldila Tour Blue 95 TX shaft
Hybrid: Titleist 913H (19 degrees), with UST Mamiya AXIV Core 100 Hybrid shaft
Irons: Titleist 718 T-MB (4), 718 CB (5-6), 718 MB (7-9), with True Temper Dynamic Gold X100 shafts
Wedges: Titleist SM7 prototype (47, 52, 56, 60 degrees), with True Temper Dynamic Gold X100 shafts
Putter: Scotty Cameron GoLo Tour prototype
Ball: Titleist Pro V1x