Watson named U.S. Ryder Cup captain for 2014

Tom Watson of the U.S. smiles as he walks off the 18th green during the third round of the...

Thu Dec 13, 1:40 PM UTC

Tom Watson was named on Thursday as the United States captain for the 2014 Ryder Cup in Scotland.

Watson succeeded Davis Love III as the American captain for the next edition of the biennial golf match between the U.S. and Europe.

(Reporting by Julian Linden, editing by Ed Osmond)