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“Richard Bland: 478” retraces his success at the Betfred British Masters and “Portrait of a Captain: Catriona” reflects on the success of the Solheim Cup in Europe: watch both documentaries this Christmas on Sky Sports Golf

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Relive Richard Bland’s dramatic victory at the Betfred British Masters, where he became the first oldest winner in DP Word Tour history, as part of a special documentary this Christmas on Sky Sports

Relive Richard Bland’s dramatic victory at the Betfred British Masters, where he became the first oldest winner in DP Word Tour history, as part of a special documentary this Christmas on Sky Sports

Two of the season’s biggest hits will be celebrated in special new documentaries this December on Sky Sports Golf.

The golf calendar produced big winners that made history and a record-breaking Ryder Cup during a memorable 2021, while two of the highlights came at the Betfred British Masters and the Solheim Cup.

The long-awaited first DP World Tour win by Richard Bland and Catriona Matthew leading Team Europe to further success in the Solheim Cup were recognized in new 30-minute programs, both available on Sky Sports Golf and Sky Sports On Demand during the period holiday.

Portrait of Captain: Catriona

Catriona Matthew led Europe to victory in both the 2019 and 2021 Solheim Cups

Catriona Matthew led Europe to victory in both the 2019 and 2021 Solheim Cups

Matthew became the first European captain to win two consecutive Solheim Cups and only the second to win on American soil, leading his team to a 15-13 victory in Ohio.

The new program reflects on Matthew’s success in the Solheim Cup as a player, having been a European supporter throughout the 21st century, with the Scot also sharing untold stories from her two stints as captain.

Matthew reveals details about his captain approach and how he devised subsequent Solheim Cup victories, as well as explaining the untold storylines of his two-year competition career.

Portrait of Captain: Catriona

December 21, 2021, 8:00 pm

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Key times (all on Sky Sports Golf): December 18th at 10.30pm, December 21st at 8pm, December 24th at 7pm, December 25th at 5pm and 8pm, December 27th at 7pm

Richard Bland: 478

Bland became the oldest winner for the first time in Tour history with his dramatic play-off victory at The Belfry, where the 48-year-old defeated Guido Migliozzi on the first extra hole to secure his decisive title in his 478th game since. holder.

Richard Bland did not win his first DP World Tour event until the age of 48

Richard Bland did not win his first DP World Tour event until the age of 48

The new schedule sees Bland return to The Belfry to remember his first Tour win and describe the struggles he faced on his long and difficult journey to the winning circle.

Bland reflects on the near misses and why he feels it took him so long to claim that elusive victory, plus talks about his work with Tim Barter, his newfound confidence in his game and his hopes for the rest of his life. career.

Key times (all on Sky Sports Golf): December 19th at 9.30pm, December 21st at 8.30pm, December 24th at 8.30pm, December 25th at 5.30pm and 8.30pm, December 27th at 7.30pm

Watch “Richard Bland: 478” and “Captain Portrait: Catriona” this December on Sky Sports Golf

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