In the news conference to announce his appointment, Harrington highlighted his personality as being similar to that of Bernhard Langer, another European skipper who was immensely successful in forging a winning mentality.
After the last Ryder Cup in Paris, two very prominent members of the European team - Justin Rose and Rory McIlroy - gave their public backing to Padraig Harrington. "In light of the beating suffered by Darren Clarke in Minnesota in 2016, he knows that he faces ominous odds on a tricked-up links course that will be created to suit the Americans" longest hitters.
Speaking about his experience at Le Golf National, Harrington said: "You are always learning and it was a nice balanced vice-captaincy with different personalities; some good emotions, some good thinkers".
He said: "I felt it was the right time for me to go for it". You could look at this as being a natural progression, a move on from player to vice-captain to captain but it's not something that I take on without a certain amount of trepidation.
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"I have played under, and been involved with, many wonderful European captains since I made my debut in the contest 20 years ago and I would like to think that my captaincy will be a mix of all of them".
Harrington was a popular choice among Europe's victorious team to take on the captaincy. The PGA of America removed much of the rough at Medinah and Hazeltine to suit the American players, and I expect to see more of the same in Wisconsin.
"It is daunting because you want to do a good job".
"I will definitely take bits from all of them".
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Irishman Harrington added: "I know there's words there, but the actions nowhere near match up". I want to hopefully leave the Ryder Cup and the European Tour in a better place after two years.
"It's obviously great for Ireland, and there's no doubt that Padraig Harrington is the best man for the job on this occasion", McGinley told Sky Sports.
Harrington, who is now out of action after slipping and breaking a bone in his wrist, says selecting five vice-captains is "a must" and now favours three wildcard picks.
He said: "Steve's a solid bloke".
"You know when you're going up against a guy like that that he is mentally tough and strong". He's tough but very straight.
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Crucially, Bjorn knew exactly what he wanted and selected players accordingly.