Ryder Cup captain Stenson seeks out gladiator spirit in Rome

Jun 02, 2022 280

BY: Andrew Dampf

Europe’s Ryder Cup team usually relies on teamwork and unity to challenge the powerhouse American squad. For next year’s edition on the outskirts of Rome, European captain Henrik Stenson might use history — ancient history — for motivation, too.

On his first trip to Italy since being named captain two months ago, Stenson had the colosseum opened just for him, allowing him to re-create actor Russell Crowe’s trademark line from the film “Gladiator” when he bellowed “Are you not entertained?” to the empty arena.

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SOURCE: https://apnews.com

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