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Corey Pavin should pick Tiger

 

      Tuesday morning on Wall Street, Corey Pavin will announce his captain's picks for the U.S. Ryder Cup team. Expect him to be bullish on Tiger Woods.

        Woods has played well enough in the past two weeks to make the decision easy for Pavin. Come on, there was no way he could have not invited the greatest golfer of his time--and perhaps all time--to be on the team, regardless of his winless year. Woods has made no secret of his desire to be on the team.

      "  Well, I missed the last one because I was hurt, and it would be nice to be on the team.  I enjoy playing in the Ryder Cup and going out there against those guys with my teammates and see if we can get it done, " Woods said after the final round of the Deutsche Bank Championship outside Boston Monday.

      On playing in Wales, and the expected taunting, mostly directed at him, he added, "On the road it's very different. You get booed a lot, you get jeered, and people say things they probably shouldn't say. It comes from both sides.  Unfortunately, I've seen it on both sides. They did it with Monty in I think three of the four team matches, so it goes both ways, and I've had that experience and understand how to deal with it and make it a positive thing."

 

 

Tags: Tiger Woods , Ryder Cup , Corey Pavin , Wall Street , Wales

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