‘It’s probably not too likely’: United States captain Jim Furyk has no plans to reunite Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson as a Ryder Cup pairing
- Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson unlikely to play together at Ryder Cup in Paris
- The duo were paired together at 2004 event but failed to win a point
- Team USA captain Jim Furyk admitted he needs to think carefully about pairings
By CARL MARKHAM, PRESS ASSOCIATION SPORT
PUBLISHED: 08:51 EDT, 26 September 2018 | UPDATED: 08:51 EDT, 26 September 2018
United States Ryder Cup captain Jim Furyk has dismissed suggestions he could resurrect Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson as a pairing.
The duo, then World No 1 and 2, were famously put out together by Hal Sutton in 2004 at Oakland Hills and failed to win a point on the opening day – leading very quickly to the experiment being scrapped and never repeated.
On Tuesday Mickelson suggested both players would now welcome the chance to give it a go again, but Furyk appears to have no intention of giving them the opportunity.
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