Sports Tiger Woods' latest performance vaults him up U.S. Ryder Cup team standings

21:42  02 july  2018
21:42  02 july  2018 Source:   golfdigest.com

Don't expect a Tiger, Phil pairing at the Ryder Cup

  Don't expect a Tiger, Phil pairing at the Ryder Cup Jim Furyk doesn't think a Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson pairing for the upcoming Ryder Cup would be a good idea. "It worked so well the first time," the captain of the American team said while laughing on the Golf Channel's Morning Drive, referring to the 2004 Ryder Cup when Tiger and Phil went 0-2 as partners. "I wouldn't guess that would be a good idea as a captain." Scottland's Colin Montgomerie, who was also present during Furyk's"It worked so well the first time," the captain of the American team said while laughing on the Golf Channel's Morning Drive, referring to the 2004 Ryder Cup when Tiger and Phil went 0-2 as partners. "I wouldn't guess that would be a good idea as a captain.

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Tiger Woods might have finished 10 shots behind Quicken Loans National winner Francesco Molinari, but Tiger's T-4 finish was his second-best of the season and four top-10 performance of the campaign. While it was a fine display, especially given it marked his final tune-up for the Open Championship, Woods' showing also moved him closer to playing in France this fall.

In the latest update to the Ryder Cup standings, the 42-year-old vaulted up 11 spots to No. 28th in the American rankings. It is the first time Woods has cracked the top 30 this year.

Woods, who is already signed up to serve as a vice captain to Jim Furyk, has entertained the idea of a playing assistant multiple times this year. Last week, Furyk was evasive on what it would take for Tiger to earn a spot.

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  Tiger spotted practicing with new mallet-style putter Tiger Woods appears to be searching for answers in order to improve his putting, an area of major disappointment so far in his 2018 campaign. Even though his famous Scotty Cameron is still in his bag, Woods was spotted on the practice green at TPC Potomac, host of this week's Quicken Loans National, using a Taylormade TP Ardmore mallet putter. First putter out is the TaylorMade. Looks like an Ardmore with a single white sight line down the middle of the flange. pic.twitter.com/bYUZb7Ztud— Jonathan Wall (@jonathanrwall) June 26, 2018Tiger ranks 89th in strokes gained: putting on the year and has been dreadful on the greens in three of his last four events.

Just a few months ago, it was crazy to think Tiger Woods could play his way onto the 2018 U . S . Ryder Cup . But, with how he's played in his latest Official boys and girls standings for 2018 United States Junior Ryder Cup team . Top News. Ryder Cup apparel: 9 golf gifts I want from 2018 Ryder Cup shop.

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The top eight point earners after the PGA Championship will automatically qualify for the team. The remaining four slots on the U.S. club will be picked by Furyk, three which will be announced after the Dell Technologies Championship and the final pick coming after the BMW Championship. With timing running out and Tiger slated to play in just a handful of events in that span, Woods would need to win the Open or PGA to automatically qualify.

The top eight are currently filled by Brooks Koepka, Patrick Reed, Dustin Johnson, Justin Thomas, Bubba Watson, Jordan Spieth, Rickie Fowler and Bryson DeChambeau. Phil Mickelson is just outside this barrier at No. 10.

Woods' last U.S. team appearance came at the 2013 Presidents Cup. This year's Ryder Cup begins on Sept. 28 at Le Golf National. The Americans are the defending champs, but haven't won in Europe in 25 years.

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Woods, Mickelson working on new date for $10-million match play battle .
Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson are planning on playing some high-stakes golf for the world to see. The former enemies (and current friends), almost participated in a prime-time special - a $10-million, winner-take-all, 18-hole match play event July 3 in Las Vegas - but are instead working on a different date, according to Alan Shipnuck of Golf.com. Mickelson floated the idea at a press conference during The Players, where Woods responded he's onThe former enemies (and current friends), almost participated in a prime-time special - a $10-million, winner-take-all, 18-hole match play event July 3 in Las Vegas - but are instead working on a different date, according to Alan Shipnuck of Golf.com.

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