Team USA Profile: Jeff Sluman -- Assistant Captain

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Jeff Sluman -- Assistant Captain

ASSISTANT CAPTAIN INFORMATION
Age: 55
Hometown: Hinsdale, Ill.
Birthplace: Rochester, N.Y.
Birthdate: September 11, 1957
College: Monroe Community College, Florida State University
Turned Professional: 1980

 

RYDER CUP EXPERIENCE
None.

 

ASSISTANT CAPTAIN NOTES
Jeff Sluman, a former PGA Champion, never played in a Ryder Cup. He was Jack Nicklaus' top assistant during three straight Presidents Cup matches and is well-respected by the players.

 

 

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 (4): 2008 Bank of America Championship, Walmart First Tee Open at Pebble Beach. 2009 Walmart First Tee Open at Pebble Beach. 2011 Nature Valley First Tee Open at Pebble Beach.
International (1): 2010 Nedbank Senior Golf Challenge.
Other (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].