Usa Captain Corey Pavin

USA Captain - Corey Pavin

Corey Pavin was chosen to be the Captain of the USA team for the 2010 Ryder Cup in December 2008 and he will be hoping to retain the trophy that the 2008 team won in Valhalla. The US team have not won the Ryder cup on European soil since winning at The Belfry in 1993 and Pavin will be eager to set that record straight at Celtic Manor.

Pavin's finest moment in golf so far came in 1995 when he won the US Open and he will be hoping he can add to his list of achievements by winning the Ryder Cup for the USA at Celtic Manor. Along with winning the US Open Pavin also had the experience of playing in three Ryder Cups in 1991, 1993 and 1995 so will bring plenty of know how to the 2010 Ryder Cup in Wales.

Pavin will have the luxury of being able to pick four wild cards or Captains pick on top of the eight players that will qualify automatically through the rankings, this is one more than the Europeans will have and was revamped after the US had a bad run in the Ryder Cup at the start of the century.