Paul McGinley will be the 2014 European Ryder Cup captain

In news that may only be shocking to family members of Colin Montgomerie, Paul McGinley has been named the 2014 European Ryder Cup captain.

McGinley was named the captain over Montgomerie on Tuesday after numerous European Ryder Cuppers dropped tweets with support for the Irishman.

The most supportive probably was Rory McIlroy, who dropped this Tweet on Sunday in support of McGinley.

Others that chimed in?

McGinley competed on three Ryder Cup teams and will be going up against Tom Watson when the two teams meet up in Gleneagles in Scotland. What did Rory think?

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