The former Manchester United manager, who won 49 trophies during his illustrious career, was spotted at Gleneagles on Tuesday.
With the tournament starting on Thursday, McGinley is hoping that the Scot will be able to inspire his players to victory over the USA.
Sir Alex Ferguson has been called in by Paul McGinley as a surprise motivational speaker for the Euros. He says players don't know yet.— Sky Sports Golf (@SkySportsGolf) September 23, 2014
Ferguson retired from management in summer 2013 following a 26-year spell in charge at Old Trafford.