Jim Furyk named as United States Ryder Cup captain for 2018

Thursday, 12 January 2017 - 6:54


Jim Furyk has been named as the United States captain for the 2018 Ryder Cup at Le Golf National in Paris.

The 46-year-old's vice-captain will be Davis Love, a losing captain in 2012 but victorious in 2016 when the US beat Europe 17-11 to regain the trophy.

Furyk was on the winning side twice in nine Ryder Cup appearances as a player.

When asked how he feels aboutthe appointment he responded,

"I get chills thinking about all the events I've been lucky enough to take part in. To be sitting here as the 2018 captain is such an honour," .