Stricker’s One Leg In Ryder Cup Door

The forty’s man Steve Stricker might have something to cheer about when the US Ryder Cup team would be announced soon.

It looks like Steve is in the good books of the US team’s Ryder Cup captain David Love III. There is every chance for Stricker to be the vice captain of the US Ryder Cup team along with the likes of Tiger Woods, Tom Lehman and Furyk.

Stricker is thinking about what he needs to do after earning a 4th place at the British Open and a second place in Memphis. His performance in Memphis has taken him to Scotland. He finished Scotland in third place and has won invitations to play in the PGA Championship as well as the Master’s and Players Championship next year. He is now excited that he could make it to the US Ryder Cup team that is slated to play against the European Ryder Cup team in Hazeltine in late September.

Playing the Ryder Cup with the team is what Stricker wanted to experience once more and he is happy that he will soon be taking part in another Ryder Cup event. Ryder Cup was not on his mind till Trooon event. He said that he is playing pretty well now and is looking to play the same way in the Ryder Cup to earn a pick.

Stricker says that he does not play full time and hence he will need to prove to Love and others that he is a genuine player and can play the long fiddle for the team. This is the goal that Stricker has in mind for some time now. Love will be making three captain’s picks by September 11 and Stricker hopes that he makes the cut. The final announcement by Love will be made on September 25 before the US Ryder Cup team leaves to Minneapolis.