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Westwood, Kaymer, Pieters get captain's picks for Ryder Cup


AP
8:10 a.m. EDT August 30, 2016

Lee Westwood, Martin Kaymer and Thomas Pieters will fill out the European team as Darren Clarke’s captain’s picks for the Ryder Cup at Hazeltine next month.

Clarke announced his choices at the European Tour headquarters at Wentworth on Tuesday, and he went for a mixture of experience and form.

Westwood and Kaymer, both former top-ranked players, were widely expected selections and provide experience to a European team that contained five Ryder Cup rookies among its automatic qualifiers.

It will be Westwood’s 10th straight Ryder Cup, while two-time major champion Kaymer made the putt that ensured Europe…

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