Inside Gleneagles: interview with PGA pro Matthew Galley

Golf Monthly caught up with Gleneagles PGA Professional Matthew Galley ahead of the 2014 Ryder Cup

Gleneagles will host the 2014 Ryder Cup from September 26-28
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Golf Monthly caught up with Gleneagles PGA Professional Matthew Galley ahead of the 2014 Ryder Cup

Recently, Golf Monthly caught up with Gleneagles PGA Professional Matthew Galley, who gave some inside knoweldge on the course that will host the 40th Ryder Cup.

The matches take place from September 26-28 as the European Ryder Cup team bids to win its sixth Ryder Cup in the last seven stagings of the tournament.

In the above video, Galley talks about some of the course changes that have take place at Gleneagles over the last couple of years.

He discusses what he believes to be the best matchplay holes on the course, talks about his favourite holes, good vantage points, Paul McGinley and more.

He also predicts a European victory after an extremely tight encounter.

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Don't forget to check out our Ryder Cup Gleneagles hole-by-hole guide




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Nick Bonfield joined Golf Monthly in 2012 after graduating from Exeter University and earning an NCTJ-accredited journalism diploma from News Associates in Wimbledon. He is responsible for managing production of the magazine, sub-editing, commissioning and feature writing. Most of his online work is opinion-based and typically centres around the Majors and significant events in the global golfing calendar. Nick has been an avid golf fan since the age of ten and became obsessed with the professional game after watching Mike Weir and Shaun Micheel win The Masters and PGA Championship respectively in 2003. In his time with Golf Monthly, he's interviewed the likes of Rory McIlroy, Justin Rose, Jose Maria Olazabal, Henrik Stenson, Padraig Harrington, Lee Westwood and Billy Horschel and has ghost-written columns for Westwood, Wayne Riley, Matthew Southgate, Chris Wood and Eddie Pepperell. Nick is a 12-handicap golfer and his favourite courses include Old Head, Sunningdale New, Penha Longha, Valderrama and Bearwood Lakes. If you have a feature pitch for Nick, please email with 'Pitch' in the subject line. Nick is currently playing: Driver: TaylorMade M1 Fairway wood: TaylorMade RBZ Stage 2 Hybrid: Ping Crossover Irons (4-9): Nike Vapor Speed Wedges: Cleveland CBX Full Face, 56˚, Titleist Vokey SM4, 60˚ Putter: testing in progress! Ball: TaylorMade TP5x