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15:20  21 november  2019
15:20  21 november  2019 Source:   performgroup.com

Tiger picks himself to play at Presidents Cup

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World number one Brooks Koepka has withdrawn from the United States' Presidents Cup team due to a knee injury . Koepka re- injured his left knee during the CJ Cup in South Korea in October and has been unable to regain fitness in time for the biennial contest at Royal Melbourne from December 12-15.

Brooks Koepka announced Wednesday he is withdrawing from the Presidents Cup with a knee injury , with US captain Tiger Woods promptly selecting Rickie Fowler for the vacant spot. "Today, I am announcing my withdrawal from the US Presidents Cup Team because of my knee injury ," Koepka

Rickie Fowler wearing a red hat: Brooks Koepka (left) and Rickie Fowler © Getty Images Brooks Koepka (left) and Rickie Fowler

Brooks Koepka has withdrawn from the Presidents Cup with a knee injury and been replaced by Rickie Fowler.

World number one Koepka had been a doubt since dropping out of last month's CJ Cup at Nine Bridges but was named in Tiger Woods' United States line-up for December's team event in Melbourne.

The four-time major winner revealed he had undergone a stem cell procedure on his left knee during his off-season break following a partially torn patella tendon.

And on Wednesday the 29-year-old announced he would not be competing in what would have been his second Presidents Cup.

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Brooks Koepka is out of the Presidents Cup ; Rickie Fowler is in. Koepka , ranked No. 1 in the world, announced on Wednesday that he has been forced to withdraw from the 2019 competition due to a knee injury . U.S. Team Playing Captain Tiger Woods used the additional selection afforded to him by

(Reuters) – World number one Brooks Koepka pulled out of the U.S. Presidents Cup team due to a knee injury on Wednesday and was replaced with Rickie Fowler by playing captain Tiger Woods. “Today, I am announcing my withdrawal from the U.S. Presidents Cup team because of my knee

"I am announcing my withdrawal from the US Presidents Cup team because of my knee injury," Koepka said in a statement released by the PGA Tour. 

"I notified captain Tiger Woods that despite constant medical care and rehab, I am not able to play golf at this time. I consider it to be a high honour to be part of the 2019 team and I regret not being able to compete."

Woods added: "Brooks and I talked and he's disappointed that he won't be able to compete.

"I told him to get well soon, and that we're sorry he won't be with us in Australia. He would clearly be an asset both on the course and in the team room."

Teenager seriously injured in Glasgow hit and run as cops hunt driver

  Teenager seriously injured in Glasgow hit and run as cops hunt driver An 18-year-old was thrown from his motorbike by a white BMW, where he then collided with a Transit van. The white BMW failed to stop. The motorcyclist was taken to Glasgow Royal Infirmary where he was treated for serious injuries. Officers are now searching for the driver of the BMW. Police Constable William Allan, of Road Patrol West, said: “A teenager has been seriously injured as a result of this road collision and we are looking to trace the driver who failed to stop.

World number one Brooks Koepka pulled out of the U.S. Presidents Cup team due to a knee injury on Wednesday and was replaced with Rickie Fowler by playing captain Tiger Woods. "Today, I am announcing my withdrawal from the U.S. Presidents Cup team because of my knee injury ," Koepka

World number one Brooks Koepka pulled out of the U.S. Presidents Cup team due to a knee injury on Wednesday and was replaced with Rickie Fowler by playing Koepka has played a limited amount of golf since the Tour Championships and not at all since the CJ Cup in South Korea in late October.

Fowler appeared at the event in 2015 and 2017, winning both times, and is excited to join a 12-man team that features playing captain Woods.

"When I heard Brooks wasn't going to be ready to play, I was bummed for him and the team," he said.

"Then I got a call from both Brooks and Tiger. I was humbled and excited to be given the chance. These team events have been some of the most memorable weeks of my career.

"To be picked by Tiger to compete with him and the rest of the team is very special. It is impossible to replace the world's number one but I can assure my team-mates and American golf fans that I will be prepared and ready to do my part to bring home the Presidents Cup."

The USA have beaten their International rivals in each of the last seven editions of the biennial tournament. 

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Police race to Govan street after woman, 45, found dead .
Govan Road was cordoned off after police received reports of a woman injured at around 4.20am. The 45-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene. Her death is being treated as unexplained at the moment, however there does not appear to be any suspicious circumstances. A Police Scotland spokesperson said: "Around 4.20am on Saturday, November 30, officers were called to a report of a woman injured in Govan Road, Glasgow. "Police and ambulance attended and the 45-year-old woman was pronounced dead at the scene. "Enquiries are ongoing in the local area to establish more information on her death.

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