Madison’s Steve Stricker has accepted Tom Watson’s invitation to serve as his third and final vice captain on the U.S. Ryder Cup team, set to face the Europeans Sept. 23-28 at Gleneagles in Perthshire, Scotland.
Stricker joins friend Andy North and Raymond Floyd, who had previously been added by Watson as assistant captains.
Watson introduced Stricker at a news conference on Wednesday, the day before Stricker will play in the 96th PGA Championship in Louisville.
The 47-year-old Stricker played on the 2008, 2010 and 2012 Ryder Cup teams and has a 3-7-1 record in 11 matches.
Europe has won five of the last six Ryder Cups.
Stricker is joined in the PGA Championship field this week by fellow Madison golfer Jerry Kelly and Menasha’s Ryan Helminen.
Tiger Woods, despite withdrawing from the Bridgestone Invitational last week because of a back injury, announced that he’ll be playing in this weeks PGA Championship.
Jason Dufner is the defending champion.