Team Europe vice captains

Ian Poulter

English match-play specialist in his prime will sit this one out because of an injury to his right foot.

Padraig Harrington

The 45-year-old Irishman has won three majors and is 4-for-6 as a player in Ryder Cups.

Paul Lawrie

Two-time Ryder Cup player won a 1999 British Open playoff after Jean Van de Velde melted down.

Thomas Bjorn

The 45-year-old has played in three Ryder Cups, been a vice captain in three others and hasn't lost one of them.

Sam Torrance

Darren Clarke's longtime friend played in eight Ryder Cups and was a victorious captain in 2002.