September 27, 2012
his rise among the golf world’s brightest stars,
Keegan Bradley ’08CPS secured an automatic berth on the U.S.
team for the 2012 Ryder Cup,
which takes place on September 28 – 30 at the Medinah Country Club,
The 25-year-old St. John’s graduate is among eight golfers selected
for top spots on the team. The roster was finalized when a
two-year, point-earning period ended upon the conclusion of the 94th PGA
Championship on August 12.
In his Ryder Cup debut, Bradley is playing alongside golf
luminaries including Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Bubba Watson,
Zach Johnson and Matt Kuchar. U.S. captain Davis Love III completed
the 2012 team with his four “captain’s picks” on
“The Ryder Cup means everything,” Bradley said after his selection.
He all but assured himself a spot when he earned a victory over Jim
Furyk at the WGC-Bridgestone
Invitational on August 2 – 5. At this year’s PGA Championship
in August, he was runner-up to Woods among the top-eight U.S.
finishers. Bradley was the PGA Champion in 2011.
22, Bradley took time to meet with 50 St. John’s alumni and fans at
reception organized by the University’s Red White
Club. As a member of the Red Storm
golf team from 2004 – 2007, he won nine collegiate events and
was voted team MVP in his final year.
The Vermont native majored in
Sport Management at the University. He is the son of PGA
Bradley and nephew of LPGA legend and World Golf Hall of Fame
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