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Lee Westwood 1-10 to be handed a Ryder Cup wild card

| 23.08.2016

Leading bookmaker Coral is betting on who Darren Clarke will name as his three wild cards next Tuesday ahead of the 41st Ryder Cup from Hazeltine National Golf Club, Minnesota. Englishman, Lee Westwood is 1-10 to be handed a place by Europe’s captain, Martin Kaymer is as short as 1-20 to be in the squad again, while Scotland’s Russell Knox is odds-on at 4-6.

USA are the 4-6 favourite with Coral to win the 2016 Ryder Cup, while Europe are 13-8 to be victorious in the competition for the fourth consecutive time.

“The betting suggests Darren Clarke is likely to go with the experience of Martin Kaymer and Lee Westwood when he names his wild cards next Tuesday, while Russell Knox is also odds-on to be part of the European squad to travel to the States,” said Coral’s John Hill.

**To be named as a wild card for Europe for the 2016 Ryder Cup

1-20 Martin Kaymer, 1-10 Lee Westwood, 4-6 Russell Knox, 15-8 Graeme McDowell, 5 Thomas Pieters, 8 Luke Donald, 16 Shane Lowry, 20 Bar.

**2016 Ryder Cup outright

4-6 USA, 13-8 Europe, 9 Tie

**To lift the trophy

4-7 US A, 5-4 Europe


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John Hill 07889 645520



John Hill

John is the newest member of the PR team having joined in April 2014. In his previous role he worked as a broadcaster where he could be heard building up to the action in horse racing, greyhounds and a range of sports.
As a PR manager he will be responsible for Coral's news website providing the latest market movers, as well as various other media relations, including Box Nation and RPGTV.
John is a proud Rochdale fan having been born in the town which has produced the likes of Gracie Fields and Lisa Stansfield.