Tiger Woods posed with the Presidents Cup during a promotional shoot for the tournament

  • Tiger Woods still working on logistical problems ahead of tournament next year 
  • He was part of only US team to lose to the internationals in Melbourne in 1998 
  • The 14-time major champion is working out how to get team over and well rested
  • Woods wants to be playing captain but will consult his vice-captain and team

Tiger Woods learned the hard way how important preparation was for Presidents Cup success and he is determined to leave nothing to chance when he captains the US next year at Royal Melbourne.

The 42-year-old has already expressed his disquiet about his own World Challenge tournament being scheduled for the week before the December 12-15 clash against an international team of players from the rest of the world, excluding Europe.

Anyone playing the World Challenge 16,000km away in the Bahamas will not get to Australia until Tuesday, only 48 hours before the start of the Presidents Cup, and Woods said he needed to ensure they would still be fresh.

Tiger Woods posed with the Presidents Cup during a promotional shoot for the tournament
Tiger Woods posed with the Presidents Cup during a promotional shoot for the tournament

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