Bubba Watson isn’t part of the U.S. Ryder Cup team yet, but he will be practicing this week alongside members of the team at host venue Hazeltine National.
Golf Channel reports Watson will join a half-dozen American team members at an informal practice over the weekend.
On Monday, U.S. captain Davis Love III announced J.B. Holmes, Rickie Fowler and Matt Kuchar were three of his four wild-card picks for the 12-player team. They finished Nos. 10-12 in automatic qualifying, with Love skipping over Watson, who finished ninth and first man out of an automatic spot.
While a reading of the tea leaves and Love’s remarks on Monday suggested Watson may not earn the final pick made on Sept. 25 during halftime of NBC’s Sunday Night Football game (they also broadcast the Ryder Cup), this could be a sign that Watson still has a good chance to get that final nod.
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