Ryder Cup: Stenson a fantastic choice says Chimenti

'Great champion and decent man' says golf fed chief

Redazione ANSA ROME

(ANSA) - ROME, MAR 15 - Swede Henrik Stenson is a fantastic choice as team Europe's Ryder Cup captain for next year's event outside Rome, Italian Golf Federation President Franco Chimenti said after the appointment Tuesday.
    "Stenson is a fantastic choice. He's a very great player, who has shown his value in his excellent career and he has all the qualifications to represent Europe in such an important event", he said.
    "Stenson is, moreover, a decent man. I hope to meet him soon so I can compliment him personally. A plaudit for Ryder Cup Europe, too, for this excellent choice." (ANSA).