Azinger Not To Return As Ryder Cup Captain

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Monday, December 8, 2008. (AP) Paul Azinger will not return as U.S. captain in the Ryder Cup after leading the Americans to their only victory this decade.

The PGA of America will announce the new captain on Thursday, with all indications that it will be Corey Pavin. "It ain't gonna to be," Azinger told The Associated Press on Monday. "I am not the captain."

American players lobbied for Azinger to return as captain in 2010 when the Ryder Cup is played in Wales, and the former PGA champion was said to be considering it.

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