VegasInsider.com
VI Mobile Scores and Betting OddsVI Mobile Scores and Betting Odds Be Social
Home
NFL
NBA
NHL
MLB
NCAA FB
NCAA BK
Golf
Auto
Horses
Soccer
Boxing/MMA
More
Betting Tools

 
Nicklaus, Jordan asked to be captains

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) - Fred Couples, captain of the United States side in the Presidents Cup in a year at Muirfield Village, says he has asked Michael Jordan and tournament host Jack Nicklaus to serve as assistant captains.

Advertisement
Veteran tour player Jay Haas has accepted an assistant role.

Couples rated Jordan as a longshot choice. The former Chicago Bulls star served under Davis Love III along with Couples on last weekend's losing U.S. Ryder Cup team.

Nicklaus, a four-time captain of the U.S. Presidents Cup team, didn't take Couples' offer seriously but said he would still be an active adviser to the Americans.

Love will try to make the U.S. team as a player but could still serve as Couples' assistant.

Copyright 2018 by STATS LLC and Associated Press.
Any commercial use or distribution without the express written
consent of STATS LLC and Associated Press is strictly prohibited.

  
HEADLINES
News: Odds to win 2018 U.S. Open
Aaron Wise wins AT&T Byron Nelson
Ex-LPGA Tour golferl Mann dies at 77
Wise grabs 1st tour victory at Nelson
Otaegui wins Belgian Knockout over Hebert
Jutanugarn wins LPGA playoff at Kingsmill
Jimenez holds on to win Regions Tradition
Colsaerts reaches quarterfinals in Belgium
Rain shortens LPGA tourney to 54 holes
MORE HEADLINES
 
VegasInsider.com Gold Membership
  
corner graphic
With a VI Gold Membership, you can SAVE 20% off Daily Pick packages, SAVE 10% off a Live Odds Pro subscription, and receive access to up to 1,000 Member Plays each month!
VI Gold Membership