Who should be the captain picks for the U.S. Ryder Cup team?

Lets start with the obvious one Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson. Those 2 players easy captain picks.

Which would leave 2 spots open for the team. The remaining contenders for the final 2 spots are Matt Kuchar, Kevin Kisner, Tony Finau, Bryson Dechambeau, Xander Schauffele, Kyle Stanley and Zach Johnson. With the 1st of the remaining pick i would select Kevin Kisner because of his Driving accuracy and ability to help team chemistry. Also pairing him with Mickelson like what was done at the Presidents Cup last year makes too much sense not to do. This leaves one more pick left in my opinion it really comes down to 3 players Schauffele, Finau and Dechambeau. Each of these 3 players have a fair argument on why they should be the final captain pick. Schauffele was the Rookie of the Year in 2017 and has two 2nd place finishes this year at the Players Chamipionship and The Open Championship at Carnoustie and has only missed 4 cuts all year. Finau has elite power off the tee and has shown he can compete at the biggest Events finishing in the top 10 of 3 of the 4 majors this year and has only missed 3 cuts all year. Dechambeau seems to be the most inconsistent of the 3 players this  year he has 2 missed cuts and 2 withdrawals however he is the only one to have won a tournament this year when he won the Memorial in early June, the knock against Dechambeau is in the 4 majors he has missed 1 cut and his best finish is only 25th at the U.S. Open. When it comes down to it i believe that Tony Finau should be the last captains pick because of his driving distance and ability to perform at big events. this would set up a U.S. team of:

Brooks Koepka

Dustin Johnson

Justin Thomas

Patrick Reed

Bubba Watson

Jordan Spieth

Rickie Fowler

Webb Simpson

Phil Mickelson

Tiger Woods

Kevin Kisner

Tony Finau

Yeah i like the U.S. Ryder Cup teams chances to win this year.


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