Monty's Bedroom Secret Revealed!

The Ryder Cup Captain explains a key move he made to take Celtic Manor's 5-foot (!?) long beds with 6-footers. Take that, you tall Americans!

'I looked at the rooms and thought they weren't big enough, so we all got connecting rooms. Then on the Saturday morning we got a removal company in and they brought six-foot beds and took the five-foot beds out.

'We were on the ninth floor and the Americans were on the eighth floor, but they didn't know about it.'
Corey Pavin and his side arrived two days later.

'We also had six physio beds put up on that floor and there were tailors up there as well to make sure all the outfits fitted. It was all laid on.

'You have one hit at this and I wanted to get it right.'

"A prospective captain couldn't have put it better."

Dermot Gilleece catches up with Paul McGinley, likely 2014 Ryder Cup Captain and 2010 assistant Captain who shares some behind-the-scenes moments from last week's Cup. There's the inevitable stuff that Captain Monty could have been one of Churchill's generals if he'd just been born a few decades earlier.

But this was fun:

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Ryder Cup Question One: The Real Evil Is The FedExCup Or The European Tour Selling Ryder Cup Venue Selection To Highest Bidder?

I guess that's a bit of a misleading headline?

But after four days of watching the insipid sponge that is Celtic Manor and its flat greens, 70s bunkers and strategy-light design, I'm thinking all of this crit

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They Did It For Their Good Old Buddy Monty!

It's just downright touching to read all of these European golfers fessing up that their authentic motivation in securing the cup was all in the name of their beloved father figure Captain, Monty. Lawrence Donegan explains how many overcame their fervent dislike for the man to get the Cup back in European hands.
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