Being a golf superstars certainly have its perks. Despite a lowly performance in the 2011 professional golf season, struggling American golf superstar Tiger Woods still make to the United States team who will compete in the prestigious 2011 Presidents Cup. The surprise inclusion of Woods was made possible through the intervention of US team captain Fred Couples, who used one of his two captain’s pick privilege to select Woods.
His decision to include Woods to the team might draw controversy, but Couples stood by his decision saying Woods still remains one of the top professional golfers in the planet today. With his decision to select Woods, Couple only now has one remaining picking privilege on who will comprise the US team that will compete against the rest of the world on the said golfing competition. Couples decision to place Woods to the team drew criticism since Woods is currently on the 28th place in terms of points to be part of the team.
Woods also bowed out by miles in the recent PGA championships, due to his struggles this year, caused by injuries and personal troubles due to his marital infidelity. The golf experts who criticized the decision of Couples just hope Woods can overcome his struggles and have a good finish in the Presidents Cup. The Presidents Cup is a highly regarded golf tournament featuring a series of golf duels between a team representing the United States and an International Team representing the rest of the world less Europe. The tournament held biennially is usually hosted alternately in the U.S. and in countries represented by the International Team.
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