Team USA Profile: Steve Stricker

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Steve Stricker

PLAYER INFORMATION
Age: 45
Hometown: Madison, Wis.
Birthplace: Edgerton, Wis.
Birthdate: Feb. 23, 1967
College: University of Illinois
Turned Professional: 1990

 

RYDER CUP EXPERIENCE
Years Played: 2008, 2010
Total Matches: 7
Career Ryder Cup Record (W-L-H): 3-3-1
Singles (W-L-H): 1-1-0
Foursomes (W-L-H): 1-1-0
Fourballs (W-L-H): 1-1-1
Total Points Won: 3.5
Total Points Won Point %: .50

 

RYDER CUP RESULTS
2008: Valhalla Golf Club
USA 16 1/2, Europe 11 1/2
Day One Afternoon Fourballs: Steve Stricker/Ben Curtis lost to Ian Poulter/Justin Rose (4/2)
Day Two Afternoon Fourballs: Stricker/Curtis halved with Sergio Garcia/Paul Casey
Day Three Singles: Stricker lost to Poulter (3/2)
 
2010: Celtic Manor
Europe 14 1/2, United States 13 1/2
Session 1 Fourballs: Steve Stricker/Tiger Woods (2 holes) def. Ian Poulter/Ross Fisher
Session 2 Foursomes: Steve Stricker/Tiger Woods (4/3) def. Miguel Angel Jimenez/Peter Hanson
Session 3 Foursomes: Steve Stricker/Tiger Woods lost to Luke Donald/Lee Westwood (6/5)
Session 4 Singles: Steve Stricker (2/1) def. Lee Westwood
 

 

PLAYER NOTES
Stricker continues to be one of the most consistent players on the PGA Tour. With his victory this year in the season-opening Hyundai Tournament of Champions, it marked the fourth consecutive season in which Stricker has recorded at least one PGA Tour victory.

 

 

CAREER VICTORIES
PGA Tour (12): 1996 Kemper Open, Motorola Western Open. 2001 World Golf Championships-Accenture Match Play Championship. 2007 The Barclays. 2009 Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial, John Deere Classic, Deutsche Bank Championship. 2010 Northern Trust Open, John Deere Classic. 2011 Memorial Tournament, John Deere Classic. 2012 Hyundai Tournament of Champions.
International (2): 1990 Victoria Open [Can]. 1993 Canadian PGA.
Other (1): 2009 Shark Shootout [with Jerry Kelly].
OTHER PROFESSIONAL MATCH PLAY PERFORMANCES
WGC - Accenture Match Play Best finish: Winner - 2001
Presidents Cup Record Record: Played 19 Won 11, Lost 8, Halved 0, Points 11