1 Sep 2008

Faldo names Ryder Cup wild cards

6:00 am on 1 September 2008

Europe's Ryder Cup golf captain Nick Faldo has named the English pair Ian Poulter and Paul Casey as his two wildcard picks for the bi-ennial match against the United States later this month.

Faldo confirmed the last two spots in the team after the last three automatic spots in the 12-man team were won by the English pair Justin Rose and Oliver Wilson, and the Dane Soren Hansen had earned trheir places at the Johnnie Walker championship in Scotland.

The 3-day Ryder Cup match at the Valhalla course in Kentucky starts on the 20th of this month.