The U.S. roster for the tournament, which will take place September 28-30 outside Paris, was determined by automatic qualifiers based off rankings after the PGA Championship.
They have not won successive Ryder Cups since 1993.
"I'm so excited to be on the Ryder Cup team", Finau said.
Finau boosted his chances by joining a group that played at Le Golf National earlier this year.
"I've still got goosebumps", Finau said after tying for eighth at the BMW Championship and receiving a phone call from the U.S. Captain. "I also played on two Junior Ryder Cup teams". Throw in Woods and Mickelson, and that gives the USA team a lineup that has combined for 31 majors. "And I'm playing some good golf, some world-class golf". And I let the guys on the team know that I'd be a great pick and I'd be ready to go.
Keegan Bradley, who beat Justin Rose in a playoff to win the tournament, did not make the team. The 28-year-old was on Monday night confirmed as America's final wildcard for this month's Ryder Cup. He turned professional right out of high school in 2007, but it took him seven years to earn his PGA Tour card. Finau's mother, Ravena, who would drive Tony to junior tournaments, was killed in an auto accident in 2011.
"I look forward to the opportunity to help the U.S. bring the Cup back".
But well done guys, the atmosphere from all of them was awesome , the support they gave to both Juan Martin and me. Novak Djokovic of Serbia poses with the US Open trophy after beating Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina.
One man from Egypt actually got detained for merely eating with and having a good breakfast with a female Saudi co-worker. The 30-second video shows the two colleagues sitting together at a desk, eating and joking around.
Everybody has got to play a part in that but the clubs own the player and they have got to do the right thing for themselves. Foden has played just eight minutes this season and for that reason Southgate continues to exclude him.
Abuse scandals have also shaken the Catholic Church in Australia, Chile and Ireland, among other countries. McCarrick, 88, became a cardinal in 2001 and served as archbishop of Washington from 2001 to 2006.
Florence is expected to bring tropical storm conditions to North Carolina and SC on Thursday and hurricane conditions on Friday . And the more it hovers just off shore - a distinct possibility - the more potentially deadly storm surge it pushes on-shore.
The Packers quarterback gave a blunt one-word answer when he was asked if he needed to practice this week in order to play. Rodgers told Demovsky his knee is "pretty sore" but it feels "a little better every day".
Many of these features slowly became redundant though, as both Gmail and Android itself started adopting Inbox's core features. Back in April, though, Google launched its new Gmail experience, which includes numerous features first introduced in Inbox.
Microsoft Edge warns Windows 10 users to avoid Chrome and Firefox
Considering the popularity of Chrome and Firefox, Microsoft's tact to shame users into using Edge isn't going to be well received. Oh, and this window will keep appearing, unless you go into Settings and stop Windows 10 from offering you app "recommendations".
'60 Minutes' Executive Producer Jeff Fager Out At CBS
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United States marking 17th anniversary of 9/11 attacks
But through the bravery and sacrifice of passengers and crew, he said, "the Forty" spared Washington from a devastating strike. He said the "brave patriots turned the tide on our nation's enemies and joined the immortal ranks of American heroes".
Mike Hughes intercepts Jimmy Garoppolo for pick-six
Fred Zamberletti, the team's original athletic trainer who died last week at age 86, was honored with a pregame moment of silence. Also: The Dalvin Cook era is back on, and the Mike Hughes era promises to be a whole lot of fun.
Florence Shifts, Taking Southerly Route Closer To Charlotte
They were expecting to be in SC for 10 to 14 days, according to a spokesman for Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Pete Piringer. More than 1.7 million people were warned to evacuate and get out of the way of the "life-threatening" storm's path.
Google's Pixel 3 launch event will happen on October 9th
Then last year's Google Pixel 2 was announced on Wednesday, October 4 - the exact same date as the original phone's debut. The new Google Pixel 3 series of smartphones will likely feature glass backs for wireless superfast charging.
Why new MacBooks were a no-show at Apple's iPhone XS event
The new Watches have a new back that offers a completely new electrical sensor that does an actual ECG to check your heart health. Apple revealed its new iOS 12 will be available to download on September 17 as long as you got a device newer than an iPhone 5.
Sen. Collins mum on Kavanaugh vote as pressure grows
Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, who released more documents Thursday, stood by his handling of the issue. They justified their eagerness to break the rules of the committee by claiming it was for the sake of "transparency".