Presidents Cup Captains Make Their Picks

Fred Couples and Greg Norman choose golfers

By Laurence Scott
|  Friday, Sep 11, 2009  |  Updated 6:48 PM EDT
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Presidents Cup Captains Make Their Picks

President’s Cup Captains Make Their Picks

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The Presidents Cup "Captain’s Picks" were made Tuesday at the National Press Club in Washington D.C. leading up to the October 6-11 event at San Francisco’s Harding Park.

U.S. Captain Fred Couples added 2009 U.S. Open champion Lucas Glover and Hunter Mahan to his team.

International Captain Greg Norman added fellow Aussie, Adam Scott, and 17-year-old Japanese phenom Ryo Ishikawa to his side.

President Barack Obama is serving as the honorary chair of the event and is hosting Norman and Couples at the White House in the afternoon.

The 10 automatic qualifiers on the U.S. team include Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Steve Stricker, Kenny Perry, Zach Johnson, Stewart Cink, Sean O’Hair, Jim Furyk, Anthony Kim, and Justin Leonard.

The International team features Geoff Ogilvy, Vijay Singh, Camilo Villegas, Retief Goosen, Ernie Els, Angel Cabrera, Mike Weir, Robert Allenby, Tim Clark, and Y.E. Yang.


 

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