Couples picks Jordan Spieth, 20
Jordan Spieth started the season without status on any tour. He ends it by going to the Presidents Cup.
Evans: Good call on Spieth
The U.S. Presidents Cup team stood stocked with veterans. That's why 20-year-old Jordan Spieth made sense for Team USA. Story
Fred Couples used his captain's picks on the 20-year-old Spieth and Webb Simpson to fill out the 12-man American team. Spieth is the youngest American to play in the Presidents Cup. Couples chose Spieth, a Dallas resident, over Jim Furyk and Dustin Johnson. Furyk had been on every American team since 1997.
The Presidents Cup is Oct. 3-6 at Muirfield Village in Dublin, Ohio. The Americans have a 7-1-1 lead in the series. Their only loss was in 1998 at Royal Melbourne.
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