[리서치페이퍼=Anne Taylors 기자] European Ryder Cup captain Thomas Bjorn has selected Robert Karlsson to serve as vice-captain.
The appointment took place as the golfers prepared to take to the links for the Nordea Masters at Barsebäck Golf and Country Club in Barsebäck, Sweden.
Karlsson, 47, has been a member of Europe's Ryder Cup team since he joined the winning 2006 team as a rookie.He played for Europe again in 2008.
"To get the call from Thomas was very special and I'm looking forward to being part of the Ryder Cup team again," says Karlsson. "It's a great honor to be vice-captain and I'm very much looking forward to the next 16 months."
The golfer continued, "I've played in two Ryder Cups so I have experience of what the players will face and also have a lot of experience from the European tour."
Karlsson has won 11 of the 560-plus tournaments he has played on the European tour.
Photo: Cyrille BERTIN/ Wikimedia Commons[리서치페이퍼=Anne Taylors 기자]