'Certainly, I hope they all play,' said Nicklaus. 'But if we don't, we got a lot of good players on both sides to play. It will be a nice event. Either way, I'm looking forward to it.
'The way I feel about it is, the guys want to play, they play. If they don't, that is their choice. Nothing is mandatory. The Presidents Cup and the Ryder Cup, pretty soon the guys will be tired of playing every year. I really don't blame them one way or the other.'
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