Captains
Padraig Harrington and Steve Stricker
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Head to head: Harrington vs Stricker

Following the news that Steve Stricker will captain the United States in The Ryder Cup in 2020, we take a closer look at the statistics behind the leaders who’ll do battle in Wisconsin next year.

Padraig Harrington

Age: 47

Home town: Dublin, Ireland

Turned professional: 1995

Professional victories: 31

Majors won: three – 2007 and 2008 Open Championship, 2008 US PGA Championship

Years played in Ryder Cup: 1999, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010

Ryder Cup wins: four – 2002, 2004, 2006 and 2010

Ryder Cup appearances as player: 25 matches

Ryder Cup points won: 10.5

Ryder Cup appearances as vice captain: three – 2014, 2016 and 2018

Steve Stricker

Age: 51

Home town: Madison, Wisconsin

Turned professional: 1990

Professional victories: 26

Majors won: none

Years played in Ryder Cup: 2008, 2010 and 2012

Ryder Cup wins: one – 2008

Ryder Cup appearances as player: ten matches 

Ryder Cup points won: 3.5

Ryder Cup appearances as vice captain: two – 2016 and 2018