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September 3 2013

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Who should Cup captains choose?

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Jordan Spieth shot 62 on Monday at the Deutsche Bank Championship.

WEDNESDAY'S COVERAGE OF CAPTAIN'S PICKS

The four Captain's Picks for this year's Presidents Cup will be announced at 2 p.m. ET Wednesday, Sept. 4, on the Golf Channel. At 2:20 p.m. ET, PGATOUR.COM will carry a live audio stream of the two captains and the picks discussing the choices.


U.S. captain Fred Couples and International captain Nick Price will each select two players to complete their 12-man rosters for their respective Presidents Cup teams. The selections will be announced at 2 p.m. ET on Wednesday.Ten players earned spots on each team through points rankings, which closed Monday.

Who do you think the captains should select? Below is a chart listing the statistics of some of the captains' top choices. Will Couples choose two veterans, or will he take 20-year-old Jordan Spieth? Or will Couples give a spot to Webb Simpson, who was bumped from the team at the 11th hour? Five of Price's 10 team members are rookies? Will he choose players in good form, or try to fill his roster with veterans? Leave your opinion in the comments below.

United States                
Player FedExCup  OWGR Starts Wins 2nds 3rds Top-10s DBC finish
11. Webb Simpson 20 25 23 0 1 0 4 T-53
12. Dustin Johnson 23 23 20 1 1 0 5 T-27
13. Jim Furyk 15 15 20 0 1 1 6 T-27
22. Jordan Spieth 10 28 21 1 2 0 8 T-4
                 
International                
Player FedExCup  OWGR Starts Wins 2nds 3rds Top-10s DBC finish
11. Thongchai Jaidee N/A 58 18* 0 1 1 5 DNP
12. Marc Leishman 58 59 22 0 0 0 4 T-16
13. Tim Clark 80 60 20 0 1 0 3 MC
14. Brendon de Jonge 26 70 28 0 0 0 4 T-9
18. Geoff Ogilvy 104 94 19 0 1 0 1 DNP
22. K.J. Choi 73 106 24 0 0 0 2 T-41

Note: players listed by ranking in team points; DBC finish is finish at Deutsche Bank Championship; *-European Tour events.

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