Morning 9: Donald to stay on as captain? | Azinger tips Tiger for 2025 captaincy

By Ben Alberstadt with Gianni Magliocco.

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Good Tuesday morning, golf fans, as the fallout from the Ryder Cup continues.

1. Stick around, Luke!

AP report…”European captain Luke Donald was delivering his Ryder Cup victory speech in front of a giddy crowd at Marco Simone when his celebrating players standing beside him started a chant that quickly swept through the grandstands.”

  • “Two more years” was the cry, seemingly led by Rory McIlroy and drawing a broad smile from Donald.”
  • …”No one has captained Europe in back-to-back Ryder Cups since Bernard Gallagher did so, three times in a row in fact, in 1991, ’93 and then ’95. Back then, that wasn’t rare, with Tony Jacklin and John Jacobs having also repeated before Gallagher.”

2. Rory: The angriest I’ve been in a long time

Tom Morgan for the Telegraph…”When asked what had annoyed him most, he added: “The fact that on the 17th green and 18th green I’m trying to get the crowd to quieten down to let Patrick hit his putt. I was trying to afford Patrick the opportunity to do what he did, which is great. And then I’m trying to read my putt on 18 and he’s standing directly in my way. So I don’t feel like I was afforded the same opportunity to make my putt as Patrick was. I was trying to do the right thing. And that was exactly the wrong thing to do. And that’s not the way the game should be played. Especially by a caddie. Well, caddie, player, whatever. I just thought it was completely disrespectful. That’s the angriest I’ve been in a long time.”

3. LPGA seeking investment

Karl Matchett for the Independent…”Over the past two weeks, the sport’s centre stage has been on the team environment rather than

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Egyptian expenditure application Thndr nabs $20M from Tiger World-wide, Prosus Ventures and other individuals – TechCrunch

The MENA location has about 400 million people today with $500 billion in annual cost savings. But as a relatively young populace, most of them have small equity current market and investment publicity.

Replicating the success of Robinhood in the U.S., some platforms are hunting to make buyers out of the region. Just one this sort of is Egypt-based Thndr. The company has raised a $20 million Sequence A spherical to democratize investing in the Middle East and North Africa.

In created markets such as the U.S. and Europe, up to 50 percent of the inhabitants invests in monetary instruments. Nonetheless, individuals in building markets these as North Africa and the Middle East are underserved, with much less than 3% actively investing in fiscal assets across the area.

A typical motive for very poor financial commitment penetration in MENA is that opening a brokerage account is highly-priced. Thndr, released in late 2020 by Ahmad Hammouda and Seif Amr, is filling the hole by creating it less complicated to open and handle financial commitment accounts, for that reason replacing usually slow and out-of-date processes by incumbents.

“The initially expenditure that 75% of our customers have done was with much less than $500. Without having Thndr, these folks would not even be equipped to open up a brokerage account elsewhere due to the fact this is substantially much less than the minimal account balances necessary to open up an account,” main working officer Amr informed TechCrunch in excess of a connect with.

In spite of the titular “Robinhood for Egypt and the Middle East”, Thndr has experienced to be ingenious in its tactic based mostly on 4 pillars, claimed the founders. The first is having into cognizance that its customers are not as financially literate

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