The Presidents Cup 2017

This year marked the 12th meeting of the Presidents Cup which is contested between USA and The International Team. The event has always been portrayed as a less popular event than the more established Ryder Cup, however with more and more international player breaking into The PGA Tour and winning tournaments the competition is becoming more and more ferocious.

How The 12 man teams Lined Up

Team USA

Dustin Johnson, Jordan Speith, Justin Thomas, Daniel Berger, Brooks Koepka, Rickie Fowler, Kevin Kisner, Patrick Reid, Matt Kucher, Kevin Chappell. Charley Hoffman - Captains Pick, Phil Mickelson - Captains Pick

International Team

Hideki Matsuyama, Jason Day, Adam Scott, Luis Oosthuizen, Marc Leishman, Charl Schwartzel, Brendan Grace Si Woo Kim, Jhonattan Vegas, Adam Hadwin. Emiliano Grillo - Captains Pick, Anirban Lahiri - Captains Pick

International Team (image source: news.com.au. Getty images)

Competition Results

Thursday Foursomes

Team USA vs Team International Result
J Thomas / R Fowler vs C Schwartzel / H Matsuyama USA WIN 6 & 4
M Kuchar / D Johnson vs J Vegas / A Scott USA WIN 1 UP
P Reed / J Spieth vs E Grillo / S W Kim USA WIN 5 & 4
D Berger / B Koepka vs B Grace / L Oosthuizen INT WIN 3 & 1
P Mickelson / K Kisner vs M Leishman / J Day HALVED

America Win Thursday Foursomes 3.5 vs 1.5
USA Lead 3.5 vs 1.5 Overall

Friday Four-ball

Team USA vs Team International Result
P Reed / J Spieth vs A Hawin / H Matsuyama HALVED
J Thomas / R Fowler vs B Grace / L Oosthuizen USA WIN 3 & 2
K Kisner / P Mickelson vs M Leishman / J Day USA WIN 1 UP
C Hoffman / K Chappell vs A Lahiri / C Schwartzel USA WIN 6 & 5
B Koepka / D Johnson vs J Vegas / A Scott USA WIN 3 & 2

America Win Friday Four-ball 4.5 vs 0.5
USA Lead 8 vs 2 Overall

Liberty National Golf Club

Saturday Morning Foursomes

Team USA vs Team International Result
J Spieth / P Reed vs M Leishman / J Day USA WIN 4 & 3
M Kuchar / D Johnson vs A Hadwin / A Scott USA WIN 4 & 3
K Kisner / P Mickelson vs E Grillo / J Vegas USA WIN 2 & 1
R Fowler / J Thomas vs B Grace / L Oosthuizen HALVED

America Win Saturday Morning Foursomes 3.5 vs 0.5
USA Lead 11.5 vs 2.5 Overall

Saturday Afternoon Four-Ball

Team USA vs Team International Result
P Reed / J Spieth vs L Oosthuizen / J Day USA WIN 2 & 1
D Berger / J Thomas vs J Vegas / H Matsuyama USA WIN 3 & 2
K Chappell / C Hoffman vs A Lahiri / S W Kim INT WIN 1 UP
B Koepka / D Johnson vs M Leishman / B Grace USA WIN 3 & 2

American win Saturday Afternoon Four-Ball 3 vs 1
USA Lead 14.5 vs 3.5 Overall

Sunday Singles

Saturday Afternoon Four-Ball

Player USA vs Player International Result
Kevin Chappell vs Marc Leishman HALVED
Charley Hoffman vs Jason Day INT WIN 2 & 1
Justin Thomas vs JHideki Matsuyama INT WIN 3 & 1
Daniel Berger vs Si Woo Kim USA WIN 2 & 1
Matt Kuchar vs Charl Schwartzel INT WIN 1 UP
Patrick Reed vs Louis Oosthuizen INT WIN 1 UP
Dustin Johnson vs Branden Grace HALVED
Brooks Koepka vs Adam Scott INT WIN 3 & 2
Jordan Spieth vs Jhonattan Vegas INT WIN 2 & 1
Kevin Kisner vs Anirban Lahiri HALVED
Phil Mickelson vs Adam Hadwin USA WIN 2 & 1
Rickie Fowler vs Emiliano Grillo USA WIN 6 & 4

International Win Sunday Singles 7.5 vs 4.5

TEAM USA WIN THE PRESIDENTS CUP 19 VS 11 USA Team with Presidents Cup trophy (image source: sportingnews.com. Getty images)

Despite the valiant International comeback in the Sunday singles. Team USA dominated over the four days of the event and comfortably retained the Presidents Cup. What will next year have in store with The Ryder Cup also taking place again....