Tiger Woods gets the nod for Ryder Cup

New York: Tiger Woods was named as one of four wildcard picks for next month`s Ryder Cup by United States captain Corey Pavin on Tuesday.

The American world number one, who failed to gain automatic selection for the biennial team competition after struggling for form for much of this year, was selected by Pavin to compete in his sixth Ryder Cup.

Holders the US take on Colin Montgomerie`s European team at the Celtic Manor resort in Wales from Oct 1-3.

Bureau Report