Litigation arising from employee misconduct costs employers billions of dollars yearly. Thomas Bjørn was on the winning side in his three appearances as a player and was only once on the losing side as a vice captain in four events. The 45 year old has had an illustrious career on the European Tour winning 15 titles, with his first coming in 1996 at the Loch Lomond World Invitational and most recent at the 2014 Nedbank Golf Challenge. Made his Ryder cup debut in 1997, when he became the first Danish player to represent Europe and was also part of the winning teams in 2002 and 2014. He has plenty of leadership experience having captained continental Europe in the 2009 Seve Trophy as well as being a Ryder Cup vice-captain to Bernhard Langer (2004), Colin Montgomerie (2010), José Maria Olazábal (2012) and Darren Clarke (2016). At Le Golf National, the Dane makes the step up to captain.
Alternatively, you could note that the Giants didn’t play particularly well in the game right after the speech—they got just one hit in the first nine innings. Grant Brisbee, who used to run McCovey Chronicles, a Giants blog, says that luck almost certainly gave them the win. With two outs in the top of the 10th inning and two runners on base, Joaquin Arias, a scrap-heap pickup who had entered the game earlier to pinch-hit, knocked a ground ball toward Scott Rolen, the Cincinnati Reds’ third baseman. Rolen is the fifth-best defender ever at third base according to one analytics site, Fangraphs, and in the top 20 of all time by traditional stats such as fielding percentage. And yet, as the ball approached Rolen, it took an in-between hop and bobbled off his mitt. Buster Posey scored on the error, giving the Giants a … Read the rest