Presidents Cup: Meet Tiger Woods and Team USA

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Presidents Cup: Meet Tiger Woods and Team USA

2019 Presidents Cup

Presidents Cup: Meet Tiger Woods and Team USA

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After months of speculation and team-selection chatter, the Presidents Cup is upon us.

U.S. Presidents Cup captain Tiger Woods ended considerable speculation last month when he chose himself as one of his four captain’s picks, along with Gary Woodland, Patrick Reed and Tony Finau.

Rickie Fowler then became a late addition when Brooks Koepka announced Nov. 20 that he would be unable to play because of a knee injury.

Woods and the U.S. team will take on Ernie Els and the Internationals in the 13th edition of the Presidents Cup, to be held Dec. 9-15 at Royal Melbourne in Australia.

PRESIDENTS CUP: Tiger Woods picks himself

Five of the 12 U.S. team members will be making their Presidents Cup debut this year. Meet the group of Americans traveling to Australia.

Dustin Johnson

Age: 35
World ranking: 4
Worldwide victories: 21
2019 victories: Saudi International, WGC-Mexico Championship
Majors: US Open (2016)
Presidents Cup appearances: 3
Record: 8-4-2
Noteworthy: Johnson has arthroscopic surgery on his left knee to repair cartilage damage on Sept. 5. This will be his return to competition.

Dustin Johnson during the Tour Championship at East Lake Golf Club. (Photo: Butch Dill/USA TODAY Sports)

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