12 Sep '16, 7pm

Ryder Cup: After Months of Scheming, Love's First 3 Captain's Picks Oh-So Predictable

Ryder Cup: After Months of Scheming, Love's First 3 Captain's Picks Oh-So Predictable

We waited 21 months for this ?! In the first big test of the Task Force Era, U.S. captain Davis Love went straight chalk with his picks, selecting Rickie Fowler, J.B. Holmes and Matt Kuchar. Love will add the 12th and final man to his team on Sept. 25, at the conclusion of the Tour Championship. Expect that pick to be safe and defensible, too. Fowler, Holmes and Kuchar are Ryder Cup veterans who have all played well this year. They have "intangibles," to use a word Love has trotted out frequently in recent weeks. As players they have a decent chance to help the U.S. win the Ryder Cup for only the second time this century. But they fail badly as symbols. After the Americans' finger-pointing, back-stabbing implosion at Gleneagles two years ago, the hastily-assembled task force was supposed to herald a new era. It met for the first time in December 2014, a gathering of three ...

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