JERSEY CITY, N.J. -- Former Illini Steve Stricker has been named the U.S. captain for the 2017 Presidents Cup team.
Stricker will lead the U.S. against Nick Price's International Team.
"I'm incredibly honored to have been selected as a U.S. Team captain for the Presidents Cup, and am looking forward to it coming to Liberty National, one of my favorite venues," Stricker said. "This event has meant a lot to me, and I'm looking forward to leading what will be a very promising U.S. Team in 2017."
The 2017 Presidents Cup will take place September 26 through October 1st in Jersey City, New Jersey.