Jim Furyk to make captaincy debut for United States at the 2024 Presidents Cup
Jim Furyk has been named as the tenth captain of the United States team for the Presidents Cup ahead of the 2024 edition of the unique team event.
Jim Furyk has been named captain of the United States team for the 2024 Presidents Cup.
This will be Furyk's debut as skipper having competed in seven editions of the event as a player, holding a 20-10-3 all-time record, with his last appearance in 2011.
The 52-year-old, a 17-time PGA Tour winner, has been a Presidents Cup captain's assistant twice, in 2015 and 2017, and was USA captain at the 2018 Ryder Cup.
Next year's Presidents Cup takes place in September at the Royal Montreal Golf Club in Canada where Mike Weir will captain the International Team.
"Being selected by my peers to take on the role as captain of the US Team for the 2024 Presidents Cup is truly an honour that I am humbled and excited to accept," Furyk said.
"Over the span of several decades this event has evolved tremendously into the global showcase it is today, and I am thrilled to help continue that momentum.
"So many legendary captains have come before me, so now to be here as the 2024 US Team Captain is quite remarkable."
Furyk is the tenth man to skipper the United States in the President's Cup.
"Jim has been a role model and a tremendous ambassador for the PGA TOUR during his remarkable career," said PGA TOUR Commissioner Jay Monahan.
"And given the role he has played in the growth and success of the Presidents Cup over the last 25 years as both a competitor and a captain's assistant, it's fitting he will bring his leadership skills to Montreal in 2024 where he takes on the role of U.S. Team Captain."
Furyk is out to make more cherished memories at a venue that is already close to his heart.
"Royal Montreal holds some unforgettable memories for me, as I know it does for so many other players and fans that witnessed the 2007 Presidents Cup," said Furyk.
"The golf course is a perfect setting for match play, and I know the passionate Canadian golf fans will create an amazing atmosphere onsite, delivering an extremely special iteration of the event."