Tiger Woods, who pulled out of last week’s Hero World Challenge because of plantar fasciitis in his right foot, said being able to use a golf cart in “The Match” on Saturday night will help “a lot.”
Simpson, Stricker fill Presidents Cup asst. roles
Stricker was the Presidents Cup captain in 2017 and joined Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer as the only captains to win a Ryder Cup and a Presidents Cup. He led the U.S. to a record victory over Europe last year at Whistling Straits. Johnson is the Ryder Cup captain for the 2023 matches in Italy, while Couples was 3-0 as a Presidents Cup captain.
The newcomer is Simpson, who played on three Presidents Cup teams, most recently at Royal Melbourne in 2019. He also played in three Ryder Cup matches.