Molinari brothers sure to be paired in Ryder Cup
There is one certainty about this week’s Ryder Cup: the Molinari
brothers will be paired together for the European team when play
begins Friday at Celtic Manor.
Francesco and Edoardo Molinari are the first brothers to play in
the Ryder Cup since 1963.
The Italians have an impressive record as teammates, having
defeated the favored Irish duo of Graeme McDowell and Rory McIlroy
at the World Cup last year. European captain Colin Montgomerie
won’t even bother hiding that he intends to pair them up on
Until now, the only brothers who actually played together were
Charles and Ernest Whitcombe, who won a foursomes match against the
Americans in 1935.