Steve Stricker named Ryder Cup vice-captain

Will join Tiger Woods on US 2018 team

PALM BEACH GARDENS, FL - U.S. captain Jim Furyk appointed Steve Stricker and Tiger Woods vice captains on Tuesday.

Furyk previously selected two-time captain Davis Love III to assist him. 

Stricker will be a vice captain in the third straight Ryder Cup, and this follows his captaincy at the Presidents Cup last fall.

Woods has said he would like to both play in the Ryder Cup and assist Furyk if such an opportunity arose.

Woods is playing the Honda Classic, his third PGA Tour event since returning from a fourth back surgery.

Stricker and Woods were also was a vice captains at Hazeltine in 2016, when the Americans beat Europe for the first time in eight years.

The Ryder Cup matches are the last week of September outside Paris.

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