The Dane, who will be tasked with winning back the trophy after the 17-11 defeat to USA two months ago, has played in three Ryder Cups and been vice-captain on four separate occasions – including at Hazeltine.
And, in his role as chairman of the Players’ Committee on the European Tour, it’s no surprise that his appointment has been well received by his peers.
— Ian Poulter (@IanJamesPoulter) December 6, 2016
That view was also shared by some other celebrities.
— Brian Mcfadden (@BrianMcFadden) December 6, 2016
— Robbie Savage (@RobbieSavage8) December 6, 2016
Fans also seemed to give Thomas Bjorn their overwhelming support, but there were a handful who remain to be convinced.
— Bigwull59 (@w_westcott) December 6, 2016
— Ben Heald (@BenHeald_29) December 6, 2016
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