Team USA

2010 Ryder Cup
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Jeff Sluman, Assistant Captain

Age: 52
Hometown: New York
Birthplace: Rochester, New York
Birthdate: September 11, 1957
College: Florida State University
Turned Professional: 1980

RYDER CUP EXPERIENCE

None

PLAYER NOTES

Joined the Champions Tour during September 2007 at the age of 50, where he has won the Bank of American Championship in June 2008 and has also twice won the Wal-Mart First Tee Open at Pebble Beach, in 2008 and 2009. Sluman's best season on the PGA Tour came in 2002 where he finished with a ranking of 15th and $1, 250,187 in earnings. He won only once before the age of 40, 1988 PGA Championship, yet from 1997 onwards Sluman won seven events in seven years, four of which were on the PGA TOUR. After a college career at Florida State University, he turned pro in 1980.

CAREER VICTORIES

PGA Tour
(6) 1988 PGA Championship. 1997 Tucson Chrysler Classic. 1998 Greater Milwaukee Open. 1999 Sony Open in Hawaii. 2001 B.C. Open. 2002 Greater Milwaukee Open.

Champions Tour
(3) 2008 Bank of America Championship, Wal-Mart First Tee Open at Pebble Beach. 2009 Wal-Mart First Tee Open at Pebble Beach.

Other Victories
(4): 1999 CVS Charity Classic [with Stuart Appleby]. 2003 CVS Charity Classic [with Rocco Mediate], Franklin Templeton Shark Shootout [with Hank Kuehne]. 2004 Franklin Templeton Shark Shootout [with Hank Kuehne].

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