Miguel Angel Jimenez does famous stretch to pump up Ryder Cup crowd
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Miguel Angel Jimenez does famous stretch to pump up Ryder Cup crowd


What exactly does a vice-captain do at the Ryder Cup? A little bit of everything, really, including cheerleading. That's what Miguel Angel Jimenez did early Sunday morning to entertain the first-tee crowd at Gleneagles.

As he was riling up the crowd, the Mechanic broke out a little of his infamous stretching routine. The partisan European crowd responded in kind, with raucous cheers for the oldest European Tour winner in history.

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Late in the qualification process, it seemed Jimenez would be the lone 50-something on either team, but fell just short of automatically qualifying and missed out on a captain's pick in a deep pool of possible players.


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