Swindon golfer Howell backs McGinley as Ryder Cup captain

Swindon golfer David Howell

Swindon golfer David Howell

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DAVID Howell has given his backing to Europe's newly-elected Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley.

The Broome Manor pro was on a players’ committee that yesterday voted Dubliner McGinley as skipper for the event at Gleneagles next year.

“I think Paul will be a great captain,” said Howell, a winner with Europe in 2004 and 2006.

“He’s very experienced and has got a great record in the Ryder Cup.”

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