Captain Tiger Woods names himself to Presidents Cup group to no one’s surprise

Captain Tiger Woods comparison actor Tiger Woods.

Solid choice. And an apparent one during that.

With one of his 4 picks to fill out a USA’s register for a arriving Presidents Cup in Dec in Australia, Woods picked himself Thursday when he announced his selections. He will join Hale Irwin (1994) as a usually personification captains in a competition’s history.

Reigning U.S. Open champion Gary Woodland, Tony Finau and Patrick Reed were his 3 other discretionary choices.

Really, how could Woods have not taken himself? He won a Masters in Apr and seemed to be a close to make a group as one of a tip 8 in a points race. But a painful, gloomy summer caused by a crippled left knee forsaken him in a standings – he finished 13th. But Woods became an apparent preference when a No. 7-ranked actor in a Official World Golf Ranking won his record-tying 82nd PGA Tour pretension during a Zozo Championship in October.

“As a player, we got a captain’s attention,” he pronounced that day.

And, he’s a many renouned actor on a planet, certain to supplement some hiss to a record in Australia.

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The 4 picks will join Brooks Koepka, Dustin Johnson, Justin Thomas, Xander Schauffele, Bryson DeChambeau, Patrick Cantlay, Webb Simpson and Matt Kuchar when a U.S. meets a Internationals Dec. 12-15 during Royal Melbourne.

Internationals captain Ernie Els used his 4 picks Wednesday on Jason Day, Adam Hadwin, Sungjae Im and Joaquin Niemann. They join Hideki Matsuyama, Adam Scott, Louis Oosthuizen, Marc Leishman, Abraham Ancer, Haotong Li, Cameron Smith and C.T. Pan.

The U.S. leads a array 10-1-1.

Woods, 43, will be personification in his ninth Presidents Cup and initial given 2013. Woods, who also was a clamp captain in 2017, has an altogether record of 24-15-1 in a Presidents Cup, including 6-2 in singles action.

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