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Jose Maria Olazabal named captain

Updated: January 18, 2011, 9:43 AM ET
Associated Press

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -- Jose Maria Olazabal will captain Europe's Ryder Cup team when it defends the trophy against the United States at Medinah in 2012.

The 44-year-old Spaniard, who played in seven Ryder Cups and was Europe's vice captain for the last two matches, was appointed captain Tuesday. He succeeds Colin Montgomerie, who guided Europe to a 14½-13½ victory over the U.S. at Celtic Manor, Wales, in October.

Olazabal, a two-time Masters champion and ...

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