August 20, 2014

Stricker named to Ryder Cup squad

U.S. Davis Cup team Davis Love III named Madison’s Steve Stricker to the U.S.

Steve Stricker

Ryder Cup team with one of his four captain’s picks today.

The 45-year-old Stricker will be playing in his third Ryder Cup.  He was a captain’s pick in 2008, when the U.S. won, and made the team on points in 2010, when the Americans lost.  Stricker is 3-3-1 in Ryder Cup competition.

Love also named Dustin Johnson, Brandt Snedeker and Jim Furyk to the 12-man squad that will face Europe’s team in the biennial match play competition Sept. 28-30 at Medinah Country Club in suburban Chicago.

Stricker finished 10th in points, compiled over a tw0-year period.