Barry Lane Q&A
The senior tour star on Ryder Cup nerves, meatballs, and George Benson
Barry at Slaley Hall
Best friend on tourNow? My wife!
Funniest on tourSam [Torrance] has to be one of the best
Biggest tinkerer We don’t have any wagons any more so it’s hard, though Darce [Eamonn Darcy] has been known to chop and change a bit
Any superstitions?No, not one
Best ball strikerWoosie [Ian Woosnam]
One course for rest of life Castle Stuart
Dream fourballBen Hogan, Seve Ballesteros and Tom Watson
laying as a team was the most nerve-wracking. The whole week, you can’t put your finger on why it is. It’s so intense, even in the evenings it doesn’t let up.
Most nervous Ryder Cup. Playing as a team was the most
nerve-wracking. The whole week, you can’t put your finger on why it is.
It’s so intense, even in the evenings it doesn’t let up
Desert island DVD, CD and book CD would be George Benson’s Give Me The Night, the DVD would be Chariots of Fire, and the book 22/11/63 by Stephen King
First job I had a paper round but I went straight into a golf shop out of school.
Favourite musician I like all sorts. I love Jamiroquai, though
Favourite food & drinkSwedish
meatballs, and red wine. I don’t drink much though. I had a glass of
wine last night and it’s the first I’ve had in seven weeks. It doesn’t
agree with me
First car A £500 Mini 850 in red, with windows that slid
Favourite sport away from golf I love athletics. All the track and field events
Who’d play you in a film?My wife would love it to be Edward in the King’s Speech. What’s his name… Colin Firth!