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Team U.S. vice captains

Tiger Woods

Injured seven-time Ryder Cup player's first vice captaincy is a steppingstone to the captain's job someday.

Jim Furyk

A 17-time tour winner who shot a PGA Tour record 58 last month would have qualified if not for a wrist injury.

Steve Stricker

The three-time Ryder Cup player will captain the U.S. Presidents Cup team next year.

Tom Lehman

Minnesota's own and 1996 British Open champ played in three Ryder Cups and captained the 2006 loss in Ireland.

Bubba watson

No. 7 in the world and a three-time Ryder Cup veteran, it wasn't enough for him to be named a captain's pick.