“There's been captains who did a good job and it doesn't equate to a win,” Steve Stricker said before laughing and adding, “It can be a thankless job.”
Phil Mickelson and Fred Couples join Jim Furyk, Zach Johnson and Davis Love III as assistant captains to Madison's Steve Stricker for the Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits on Sept. 24-26.
The Ryder Cup is scheduled for Sept. 25-27 at Whistling Straits along the shores of Lake Michigan.
Ryder Cup captain Steve Stricker has asked two-time U.S. captain Davis Love III and Zach Johnson to be his assistants for the upcoming matches at Whistling Straits.
Love, 54, a winner of 21 PGA Tour events including the 1997 PGA Championship, brings his game to University Ridge this week.
U.S. captain Jim Furyk appointed Woods and Steve Stricker as two more of his vice captains for the Sept. 28-30 matches at Le Golf National. Furyk previously selected two-time Ryder Cup captain Davis Love III to assist him.
The Americans swept the opening session of the Ryder Cup for the first time since 1975, then hung on to take a 5-3 lead after the first day at Hazeltine.