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Watching the Payne Steward Award ceremony tonight prompted me to post this question: Why is Zach Johnson not on the short list to be a Ryder Cup or President's Cup captain? They mentioned that he had been an assistant captain before. And what about Justin Leonard? No offense to Steve Stricker, but it used to be customary that captains had won at least one major. Zach has two and Justin has one major plus a Players Championship. 

I'm just stirring the pot. Your thoughts? 

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The PGA actually prefer that they have won a PGA, too.

I don't care too much about who captains the teams. In Europe, it almost doesn't matter either, because they're just in a line and they all kind of implement the same strategy(ies).

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Zach may be a bit young. Justin hasn't been relevant for a long time. I believe Tiger and Phil will be at the top of the list after Stricker. I still don't really get Stricker. I know he's a nice guy, and from Wisconsin, but no majors. Larry Nelson had 3 majors, was a war veteran, and still got passed over multiple times. Strick does have 5 Wisconsin State Opens, so, he does have that going for him.

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