Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 11/8/14

CASTELLON DE LA PLANA, SPAIN - OCTOBER 22: Paul McGinley of Ireland plays his tee shot on the third hole during the first round of the Castello Masters Costa Azahar at the Club de Campo del Mediterraneo on October 22, 2009 in Castellon de la Plana, Spain. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)
You can always count on the European Tour coming together for the Ryder Cup, and that's just what happened the morning after Paul McGinley was named as 2014 European captain. If Colin Montgomerie was unhappy at being passed over in favor of McGinley, then he did a good job of hiding it Wednesday. The 2010 captain said all the right things about McGinley's selection. "I'm not at all disappointed," Montgomerie said. "It would have been a dream come true, but it has not happened. I was very flattered even to be considered again. It meant a lot to me. The selection process was such that they appointed the best man for the job. "We all get behind Paul now and wish him well. I appointed him for the Seve Trophy, and he did a very good job, as he did twice as a (Ryder Cup) vice captain. "He's a very good man-manager and very good at assessing people's strengths. I will be there to support and fly the flag for Europe." Montgomerie was in the frame for the job along with Sandy Lyle, Paul...
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