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Azinger to be named new captain of US Ryder Cup team

Published 06/11/2006

Paul Azinger is set to be unveiled as the new captain of the US Ryder Cup team later today.

The announcement is due to be made at the Valhalla course in Kentucky where the 2008 tournament is scheduled to be held.

Azinger, who replaces Tom Lehman at the helm of the US side, has seen off competition from Corey Pavin and Fred Couple to clinch the prestigious captaincy.

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