Jim Furyk of the ‘Figure 8 swing’ has been appointed as the general manager of the US team for the Presidents Cup to be held at the Royal Montreal Golf Club in Canada next year.
The US Professional Golf (PGA) Tour announced on the 3rd (Korean time) that Jim Furyk has been appointed as the 10th US team captain for a tournament in which international teams excluding the US and Europe compete against each other from 크크크벳 September 24 to 29, 2024. . In this tournament held in Quail Hollow, USA last year, the US team beat the international team by 17.5-12.5.
The international team announced Mike Weir of Canada as the general manager in November last year. Coincidentally, both team captains were born on the same day, May 12, 1970.
Furyk, who played as the number 7 player in the Presidents Cup, achieved good results in tournaments held in Canada, including two consecutive losses at the RBC Canada Open in 2006-07. He also served as vice-captain at the 2015 Presidents Cup in Korea and the 2017 Liberty National in the United States.
Upon accepting the position, Furyk said, “I will make good use of the experience of leading each player’s individuality while helping 2015 general manager Jay Haas and 2017 general manager Steve Stricker.” Also, regarding the opposing team’s general manager Mike Weir, he said, “As players, we are greedy for each other.”
Royal Montreal, the site of the tournament, has already hosted the Presidents Cup in 2007, and it is the second time in Canada in 16 years. In this tournament, Weir competed as a player and defeated Tiger Woods in a singles match on the last day.