- Healthcare professionals and different key employees gained reward from Ryder Cup captains Steve Stricker and Padraig Harrington in an open letter.
Modified 08 Apr 2020, 00:38 IST
Ryder Cup captains Steve Stricker and Padraig Harrington have issued an open letter paying tribute to these “on the entrance line” of the battle towards coronavirus.
The biennial event is likely one of the few main sporting occasions this 12 months nonetheless scheduled to go forward on its authentic date, with Wisconsin’s Whistling Straits the host venue in September.
However Staff USA skipper Stricker and European counterpart Harrington recognise the world has very totally different priorities as COVID-19 continues to say lives throughout the planet.
On Tuesday, the duo revealed a letter wherein they heaped reward on healthcare professionals and different key employees who’re main the battle towards the virus and its wider societal influence.
— Ryder Cup (@rydercup) April 7, 2020
“When Europe takes on the USA within the Ryder Cup it’s all the time fiercely contested however it’s simply golf. It isn’t a matter of life and dying,” the letter learn. “Preventing coronavirus is.
“As Ryder Cup Captains, we proudly characterize all of the gamers, caddies, workers and companions of the European Tour and PGA of America and we communicate on behalf of each single one among them after we say that our ideas and prayers are with everybody who has been affected.
“We additionally communicate for them after we say that we’re all moved by the unimaginable willpower, ardour and spirit we’re witnessing from our well being professionals, key employees and everybody else on the entrance line on this battle. We’re all indebted to the unimaginable work they’re all doing.
“Final week, among the world’s main golfers featured in a social media video thanking our heroes. We need to take this chance to reiterate our honest gratitude to all of you as soon as extra.
“For them, we urge everybody to please keep protected, keep wholesome and keep house. And keep united.”
Printed 08 Apr 2020, 00:38 IST
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