Schofield: O'Grady leaving 'end of a great era'
Ken Schofield discusses George O’Grady’s retirement as chief executive of the European Tour. Watch Morning Drive on Golf Channel.
Stenson? Kaymer? Schofield talks Europe's Open chances
Golf Channel European Tour expert, Ken Schofield, joins Golf Central to discuss possible players on the European Ryder Cup team and how those players might fair at the 2014 British Open. Watch Golf Central 6PM ET.
The Euro view: Ken Schofield talks McIlroy, Westwood, Garcia
World Golf Hall of Fame member Ken Schofield talks about the R&A's decision to move Saturday tee times, and other hot topics from the British Open.
Ken Schofield on how Experience has helped McIlroy
World Golf Hall of Fame member, Ken Schofield, discusses Rory McIlroy and Sergio Garcia at the British Open.
Look across the pond: How Euro team shaping up?
Rex Hoggard and Damon Hack chat with Ken Schofield, former executive director of European Tour and WGHOF member, about how the European Ryder Cup team is shaping up for captain Paul McGinley.morning and afternoon. I have to ask you about the confidence that Paul McGinley must feel right now, with so many players on this team playing very good golf. Yea well good morning to you Damonyet, by no means, certain. And key members of previous teams, including Ian Poulter , including Luke Donald , Lee Redford and Graeme McDowell. They've still got a lot to do then to locks on this team, and you and I both know how crucial those players have been for Europe's' cause. In Westward's case, going back to the previous century. Now, Ken, you brought up Lee Westwood, Ian Poulter , Luke Donald . As it stands right now, Lee Westwood and Ian Poulter are not in on the rankings. Luke Donald is clinging to one of the last spots. How, how do you see the dynamic of the European tour changing? Well, then next, there's five weeks Rex, for the, for the Europeans. There's one extra week with the Italian Open being the, the final week of qualifying, before Paul McGinley must decide on his final three picks. And, of course, unlike the previous couple of European captains, Paul does have that extra card. And it's looking like he may well need it. The way I read it is that Ian Poulter and Graham McDowell as we speak now, I think they would have to be locks for a wildcard, excepting that Ian ishim in And he's a tough singles competitor. So I, I'm sure Paul McGinley will want Graeme to be there. Now, Ken, I want you to look into your crystal ball now, and we have two
Deep impact: McIlroy's effect on European golf
World Golf Hall of Fame member, Ken Schofield, talks about Rory McIlroy's major impact on European golf.win all four. He's halfway to Nick Fowler's six. And of course Padraig Harrington got halfway to equalling Nick Falder when he won his third major. But Rory is 10 years younger than Padraig. He's today Europe's crowned prince. He's reminded Martin Kaymer and he's reminded Justin Rose and the other boys who is European. Golf's top dog and he did it magnificently. Quite a run for Europe over these last couple of months. And Paul McGinley , the Ryder Cup captain, no doubt is is very happy with the way it is unfolding
Schofield delivers Rory's Open Champ. medal
World Golf Hall of Fame member Ken Schofield joins Todd Lewis to talk about Bernd Wiesberger and a special moment he had with Rory McIlroy on Saturday of the PGA Championship.how is -- shaping up right now. Well very good day for Jamie Donaldson who's been on the bubble and inside -- the process and he's been in danger of doing guys like. He's right in the top ten today. A good move also by Luke Donald left captain McGinley -- we're looking to Luke Donald as indeed would leave Westbrook so it's all bubbling up. G Mac and bolts have gone backwards but time. Well to play
Schofield: Europeans off to hot start at Liverpool
Ken Schofield joins Golf Central to talk Rory McIlroy, Italian golf and Sergio Garcia.but he went over to the practice putting green behind us as Justin Rose and Adam Scott were getting set to tee off. And he wished them both well. He was all smiles. Garcia seems to me, and I
Schofield: Kaymer worked until hands bled
Ken Schofield joined Steve Burkowski to discuss Martin Kaymer's excellent first round at the 2014 U.S. Open.I coined a phrase I think five or six years ago when Padraig Harrington started his great run in majors. And we, we, christianed him a very serious Irish golfer. I think in Martin we have a very serious German golfer. And of course he has one, who has been his mentor before the great Bernhard Langer . Kaymer is definitely back and the game is better for it. Well we take a look at the start for Martin Kaymer goes off early on Friday morning. Perhaps a chance to join this recent list of U.S. Open champions the last four winners, three of them Europeans. Graeme McDowell , Rory McIlroy, and then Justin Rose the defending champ, winner a year ago at Merion. And Kenny when we look at the evolution of the Europeans at this
Kaymer, Rory: Ex-Euro Tour chief compares their majors
Former Director of the European Tour, Ken Schofield, joins Todd Lewis to talk about Martin Kaymer's success at the U.S. Open.German touring pro coming out onto the European tour, coming to the PGA tour wants to emulate the achievements of Bernhard Langer both in terms major championships, in terms of multiple wins, in terms of his Ryder cup career, leave aside his captaincy. A record breaking captaincy at Oakland Hills. All of those things but more than that, Langer has been the ultimate model, professional tournament player on and off the golf course. Look what he's conquered. He's conquered his own putting demons on, on multiple occasions. I first saw Bernhard Langer as an 18 year old in 1976, who could not guarantee himself two putts from 20 feet. Hm. Think of that he's
Europeans continue to play well in big events
Ken Schofield joins Steve Burkowski to talk about Martin Kaymer's victory at the U.S. Open.a two time Major champion, as is his mentor and fellow countryman. Bernhard Langer . What does this mean for Germany? Well I think, to put it in perspective, Steve, when Bernhard Langer came onto the tour in 1976, he was the first German, touring professional golfer. Bear in mind that when he won his first Masters in 1985, he was representing only West Germany. The, the re, re, reunification didn't come until much later. East Germans were not permitted, to play golf . Bernard Langer put German, golf on the map and has inspired, their nation to take up golf. Martin Kaymer will keep it,