Pate wins spot on Ryder Cup team

August 12, 1991|By Chicago Tribune

CARMEL, Ind. -- Steve Pate's tie for seventh in the PGA Championship bumped Tim Simpson from the 10th spot on the U.S. team. The U.S. and European teams will play for the Ryder Cup on Sept. 27-29 at Kiawah Island, S.C.

Already on the team were: Fred Couples, U.S. Open champion Payne Stewart, Lanny Wadkins, Hale Irwin, Paul Azinger, leading money-winner Corey Pavin, Mark O'Meara, Mark Calcavecchia and Wayne Levi.

Captain Dave Stockton has two wild-card selections and will announce them tomorrow.

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