3 Sep 2008

U.S finalised their Ryder Cup team

6:19 am on 3 September 2008

The American Ryder Cup golf captain Paul Azinger has named three newcomers among his four wild card picks for the bi-ennial match against Europe starting in a just over a fortnight in Kentucky.

Steve Stricker, JB Holmes and Hunter Mahan will be making their Ryder Cup debuts, while Chad Campbell has been selected for a second appearance.

Six of the American 12 have Ryder Cup experience while the Europeans have eight veterans in their side.

Europe will be bidding for a sixth victory in seven matches.