After Henrik Stenson, 46, decided to join LIV Golf and became the Ryder Cup captain. The controversy caused a rift in the SGF's relationship.
Gunnar Hakansson, secretary general of the SGF, stated that Henrik, due to his involvement with LIV, cannot any longer act as a role model for Swedish junior golfers.
He said that he was absolutely delighted and thrilled to be named European Ryder Cup Captain.
It is an immense honor and it was a great honor to receive the confirmation call.
"I want to thank the selection panel and all European golf fans for believing in me.
I will tell them and them that I will do everything possible to win the Ryder Cup back to Europe.
"When I began my career as a professional golfer it was beyond my wildest expectations
that I would one day follow the footsteps of legendary players like Seve and become the European Ryder Cup captain.
Today is proof that dreams can come true sometimes.