Madison’s Steve Stricker will lead the 12-man United States Presidents Cup team in matches to be played in 2017.
The 49-year-old Stricker will lead the 12-man U.S. squad against an International team made up of players from around the world, excluding Europe in the biennial competition which is slated for Liberty National Golf Club in Jersey City, N.J.
Nick Price was named captain of the International team.
Stricker served as one of Tom Watson’s assistant captains at the 2014 Ryder Cup and will serve in that role for Davis Love III at the 2016 Ryder Cup, September 30 to October 2 at Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska, Minnesota.
The U.S. team has won seven of the nine previous competitions. Stricker also played in the competition five times, most recently in 2013, compiling a 14-10 record.