Professional golfer Adrian Meronk has expressed his disappointment after being left out of Team Europe’s Ryder Cup squad. The Polish golfer, who is currently ranked 99th in the world, admitted that he was shocked, sad, and angry about not making the team.
Meronk had been hopeful of securing a spot on the European team for the prestigious tournament, which will take place in the United States later this year. However, despite his efforts on the golf course, he did not receive a call-up from the captain.
Speaking about his exclusion, Meronk stated that he was shocked by the decision and felt a mix of emotions, including sadness and anger. He believed that his performance over the past year warranted a place on the team, but ultimately it was not meant to be.
The 28-year-old golfer had a successful season in 2020, winning his first European Tour title at the Open de Portugal. This victory helped him secure a place in the top 100 of the Official World Golf Ranking. Meronk hoped that his consistent performances would catch the attention of the Ryder Cup selectors, but unfortunately, he did not make the cut.
Despite the disappointment, Meronk acknowledged that the competition for places on the European team was fierce, with many talented golfers vying for a limited number of spots. He expressed his respect for the players who did make the team and wished them the best of luck in the upcoming tournament.
Meronk’s exclusion from the Ryder Cup squad serves as motivation for him to work harder and improve his game. He remains determined to continue his progress and earn a place in future international competitions.
The Ryder Cup is one of the most prestigious events in professional golf, featuring teams from Europe and the United States competing against each other. The tournament is known for its intense atmosphere and passionate fans, making it a highly anticipated event in the golfing calendar.
Team Europe will be looking to defend their title after winning the last Ryder Cup in 2018. The competition will take place at Whistling Straits in Wisconsin, USA, from September 24th to 26th, 2021. The European team will be led by captain Padraig Harrington as they aim to secure another victory against their American rivals.
While Meronk may not be part of the Ryder Cup squad this year, he remains focused on his career and determined to achieve success in future tournaments. His disappointment serves as a reminder of the competitiveness of professional golf and the challenges that come with it.