Found September 04, 2012 on Rotowire:
In about an hour, US Ryder Cup captain Davis Love III will announce his four captain’s picks to round out the American side. Here are some last-minute speculations about his likely choices.   Rickie Fowler – My enthusiasm for him, expressed last week, has faded. If the team had been selected on June 1, he’d have been #1 with a bullet, having three Top-5 finishes in May, including a playoff win at the Wells Fargo. But his play has been indifferent lately; he missed the cut at the PGA Championship, managed a T24 at the Barclays, and staggered to a T74 finish at the Deutsche Bank on Labor Day. (Note that only 78 players made the cut.) At Celtic Manor in 2010, he was the youngest player on the American squad, and also the most poised, despite being a Ryder Cup rookie. At this point, I’ll say that Love will place the painful phone call to him that he’ll have to wait until 2014.   Dustin Johnson – If Fowler has played his way off the team, Johnson might have played his way on with two...

Ryder Cup Decision: Who Will Davis Love III Choose?

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(Eds: With AP Photos.) By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer Davis Love III faced a tough decision when he filled out his Ryder Cup team with four picks, no different from the previous 11 U.S. captains. What helped is that he couldn't go wrong. Steve Stricker and Jim Furyk were locks all along, and Dustin Johnson became impossible to ignore when his game rounded into shape over the...
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