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The easiest part of Tiger Woods’ job as captain of the U.S. Presidents Cup team may have been adding himself to the playing roster.
Call it what you want.
A slam dunk.
The right thing.
There are probably some people who will quarrel with Woods being a playing captain but those people probably don’t like him as captain either because, well, he’s Tiger.
Think about this: If you’re at a holiday party while they’re playing the matches in Australia and the hosts are nice enough to turn on the telecast (it’s going to be on in prime time), aren’t you more likely to pay attention if Tiger’s playing?
In this case, Woods belongs on the American playing roster even if it means Rickie Fowler, Kevin Kisner and Kevin Na, among others, had to be left off. He’s Tiger freaking Woods and he’s ranked seventh in the world and he’s won three of his last 14 starts including the Masters and, most recently, the Zozo Championship.
One more thing – this ...
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