Jordan Spieth is a 20-year-old PGA Tour rookie.
And, now, a bold Presidents Cup captain's pick, for which he is "super-stoked."
Freddie Couples is being lauded as a visionary for deciding Wednesday to use one of his two choices for next month's competition on a kid who not only says "super-stoked," but who started the year with no status on any Tour.
But the truth is, Couples could've chosen his buddy Michael as the team's Jordan and it wouldn't have mattered.
The Presidents Cup will be a feel-good slaughter for the United States, the perfect antidote for a team still stinging from the ignomy of being buried on home soil by the Europeans in the Ryder Cup last year.
Nick Price's Internationals -- with three PGA Tour wins among them over the past two years, compared with 31 on the U.S. side -- will be happy to avoid a record defeat in what is already a one-sided competition.
The PGA Tour is hoping to cash in on its version of the Ryder Cup. Since its inception, the U.S. has gone...