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Two Thirds of a Team

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The PGA marked the end of qualifying for the U.S. Ryder Cup team. (European qualifying ends on Aug. 31.) The top eight on the points list are automatically in, but because Tiger Woods is injured and will not play in the Sept. 19--21 matches at Louisville's Valhalla Golf Club, Nos. 2 through 9 make the squad. Captain Paul Azinger will reveal his four wild-card picks on Sept. 2. Here are those who are in and the wild-card front-runners, along with their Presidents and Ryder Cup records and a scouting report.

Eight Who Are In ...

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ROBERT BECK (WOODS)

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ROBERT BECK (CINK)

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ROBERT BECK (KIM)

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ROBERT BECK (LEONARD)

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ROBERT BECK (STRICKER)

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ROBERT BECK (TRAHAN)

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SIMON BRUTY (MICKELSON)

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TODD BIGELOW/AURORA (PERRY)

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JOHN BIEVER (FURYK)

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FRED VUICH (CURTIS)

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FRED VUICH (AUSTIN)

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FRED VUICH (MEDIATE)

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AL TIELEMANS (WEEKLEY)

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AL TIELEMANS (SNEDEKER)

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STAN BADZ/PGA TOUR/GETTY IMAGES (MAHAN)

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DAVID WALBERG (O'HAIR)

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DAVID WALBERG (JOHNSON)