Oh how the archives can be so, so informative. From The Times:
"Well done USA, you had an excellent captain in Paul Azinger, a well thought out team and great rookie selections with your wild cards." He added: "See you at Celtic Manor in two years and remember to bring your waterproofs."
In May, the Wales Open was disrupted by heavy rain, and with the Ryder Cup due to be held from October 1-3 the weather may not match the scorching temperatures in Kentucky.
However, George O'Grady, chief executive of the European Tour, responded quickly to Faldo's comments by defending the decision to hold the event in Wales.
"It's in a valley, it does rain and you've got to look at these things with a bit of humour," he said.
Yes, Nick's getting the last laugh isn't he?