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Tiger Woods picks himself for 2019 Presidents Cup

Woods' last President Cup appearance as a player came in Team USA's 2013 victory Woods last President Cup appearance as a player came in Team USA's 2013 victory
Cary Erickson | 10 November, 2019, 21:43

Tiger Woods has named himself as a Presidents Cup captain's acquire to pause the United States crew who will face the Internationals at Royal Melbourne subsequent month. Koepka had stem cell treatment in his left knee after the Tour Championship, and that injured the knee while bracing himself after he slipped on a wet piece of cement in the CJ Cup.

"This is the first time I've been a pick, but it just makes me want to go out there and justify my place even more", Reed said, via Golf Digest. "He's made. nine Cups and he's played in Australia twice in the Presidents Cup, so this will be his third appearance as a player".

Day's selection makes it four Australians in the 12-player team as he joins the already-qualified Cameron Smith, making his first appearance, plus seasoned compatriots Marc Leishman and Adam Scott.

Reed has a record of four wins, three losses and two halved matches from his two Presidents Cup appearances and he was one of the standouts when the United States thumped the worldwide team at Liberty National in 2017. "We want points, and he's a great team guy in there because he knows that when he goes out on that golf course, he's going to give you absolutely everything he has, and that's admirable, and the guys are looking forward to embracing him and having him be a part of this team".

"I am likely to let captain determine who plays with who and as soon as we get there, decide on the golf course". He is No. 6 in the world ranking.

"The players, they wanted me to participate in in the function, " Woods reported throughout a information meeting in Jupiter, Florida.

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"I was ready to get on the correct aspect and get the game in type and perform the way I'm meant to be actively playing, and for the reason that of that, I was blessed enough to be in a position to get a select".

Some others on the USA workforce include things like Thomas, Simpson, Brooks Koepka, Dustin Johnson, Bryson DeChambeau, Patrick Cantlay, Xander Schauffele and Matt Kuchar. Rickie Fowler and Jordan Spieth were among the golfers who weren't chosen this year after playing in the 2017 Presidents Cup. Put all his energy into that.

"When it comes right down to it, like I told the guys, when you start out on Thursday, it's 0-0".

Missing from the American team is Phil Mickelson, who had played in every Presidents Cup since the matches began in 1994.

The Americans have won the Presidents Cup seven consecutive times entering the 2019 version of the tournament.

Woods's appearance comes two years after he served as an assistant to USA captain Steve Stricker at Liberty National in New Jersey. To date, he has a record of 24 wins, 15 losses and one tie with a winning percentage of.613.