30 Sep '14, 3pm

Time for a Multi-Year Captain of Team USA Golf - Golf Channel (blog)

Time for a Multi-Year Captain of Team USA Golf - Golf Channel (blog)

People are screaming from the mountaintop that the Americans need to blow up the current system for selecting a Ryder Cup captain. I’d agree, but I’m not exactly sure how the current system is concocted. Word is the PGA of America gets three high-ranking officials in a room, throws out names of candidates and goes from there. In the past the candidates have won at least one major and the officials hope like hell it happens to be a PGA Championship winner. Sometimes it is, sometimes it isn’t. I’m sure the process is more structured than that, but it doesn’t appear that way. Time to blow the box up and live outside it. The U.S. needs to find someone to commit to a four-year stint as captain of Team USA Golf. This would allow one person to captain the U.S. for a home and away Ryder Cup and a home and away Presidents Cup . Think USA Basketball for a moment. Ten years ago it wa...

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