Tiger Woods the captain chose Tiger Woods the player Thursday night among his four at-large selections for the U.S. Presidents Cup team that will play against an International squad next month in Australia.

Woods, who was expected to pick himself after he won the Zozo Championship recently, also added Tony Finau, U.S. Open champion Gary Woodland and Patrick Reed to the 12-man team.

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Woods said all along Couples, who was the winning U.S. captain in 2009, 2011 and 2013, had prodded him to play, despite the poor end to his 2019 season and the fact that he underwent a knee procedure in August.

Woods also revealed on Golf Channel that he had a torn oblique.

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