Tiger Woods will be in Paris, though his job description hasn’t been finalized. His spot on the charter flight to this year’s Ryder Cup was made official Tuesday when U.S. captain Jim Furyk announced Woods and Steve Stricker as vice captains.
Steve Stricker, who turns 51 on Friday, is either 7 for 7 or 0 for 7 on PGA TOUR Champions depending on one’s outlook. The Wisconsin native tied for second in his first event this season, last week’s Chubb Classic. It was his seventh top-10 finish on PGA TOUR Champions and his second runner-up finish.
Steve Stricker and his pro-am partner Toby Keith at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am.
The 2017 American Family Insurance Championship golf tournament raised over 1.6 million dollars for charities, tournament organizers announced Monday. In its second year, the PGA Tour Champions event raised $1.625 million, surpassing the 2016 total by $535,500.
Following in the successful footsteps of the inaugural tournament, the 2017 American Family Insurance Championship raised $1,625,000 for charity in only its second year, tournament and PGA TOUR officials announced today, surpassing the 2016 total by $535,500.
It may be an unofficial money event on the PGA Tour, but a win is a win for Steve Stricker and Sean O’Hair, neither of whom have won since 2012. They ended their droughts on Sunday with a better-ball eight-under 64 to finish at 26-under 190 and win the QBE Shootout by two shots at Tiburon Golf Club in Naples, Fla.
Years come and go with a greater velocity for Steve Stricker these days and the Madison golfer packed so much into the first nine months of 2017, he figured it was a good time for a break. Stricker confirmed Tuesday that he will skip the Charles Schwab Cup playoffs as he continues to re-charge his 50-year-old battery that was put to the test this year like never before.
“They came in here riding a ton of momentum and a ton of confidence,” Stricker said. “It was about getting out of their way.”
On a misty weekday morning at Madison, Wisconsin’s Cherokee Country Club, Steve Stricker arrives in an appropriately smart-casual ensemble: starched blue button-up, dark jeans, no hat.
A month from now, Steve Stricker will lead the U.S. team against the International team in their biennial showdown at The Presidents Cup. The Americans will have the home-course advantage at Liberty National, and Stricker will attempt to continue their domination in the event, with the U.S. posting a 9-1-1 record. The Internationals under Nick Price hope to build on the momentum gained two years ago in Korea when they pushed the Americans to the final hole on the final match.