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2011 Presidents Cup

 

This was the ninth time the Presidents Cup was played. After the American side's victory, the overall standings in the event's history was USA 7, International 1, with one tie.

Final Score: USA 19, International 15

Dates Played: Nov. 17-20, 2011

Location: Royal Melbourne Golf Club in Melbourne, Australia

Team Captains: Greg Norman (International) and Fred Couples (USA)

Team Rosters: International - Jason Day, Adam Scott, Charl Schwartzel, K.J. Choi, K.T. Kim, Retief Goosen, Geoff Ogilvy, Ernie Els, Y.E. Yang, Ryo Ishikawa, Robert Allenby, Aaron Baddeley. USA - Matt Kuchar, Steve Stricker, Dustin Johnson, Webb Simpson, Nick Watney, Phil Mickelson, Bubba Watson, David Toms, Hunter Mahan, Jim Furyk, Bill Haas, Tiger Woods.

Notes: The Presidents Cup returned to Royal Melbourne for a second time. The first time (1998) was a win for the Internationals. But not this time. Team USA led by four after the third day, and the sides split the singles matches.

Day 1 Results

Foursomes

  • Bubba Watson/Webb Simpson (U.S.) defeated Ernie Els/Ryo Ishikawa, 4 and 2
  • Bill Haas/Nick Watney (U.S.) halved with Geoff Ogilvy/Charl Schwartzel
  • Dustin Johnson/Matt Kuchar (U.S.) halved with Aaron Baddeley/Jason Day
  • Phil Mickelson/Jim Furyk (U.S.) defeated Retief Goosen/Robert Allenby, 4 and 3
  • Hunter Mahan/David Toms (U.S.) defeated Kyung-tae Kim/Y.E. Yang, 6 and 5
  • K.J. Choi/Adam Scott (International) defeated Tiger Woods/Steve Stricker, 7 and 6

Day 2 Results

Four-Ball

  • Bubba Watson/Webb Simpson (U.S.) defeated Ernie Els/Ryo Ishikawa, 3 and 1
  • Jason Day/Aaron Baddeley (International) defeated Tiger Woods/Dustin Johnson, 1 -up
  • Phil Mickelson/Jim Furyk (U.S.) defeated Adam Scott/Kyung-tae Kim, 2 and 1
  • Geoff Ogilvy/K.J. Choi (International) defeated Bill Haas/Nick Watney, 1-up
  • Steve Stricker/Matt Kuchar (U.S.) def. Y.E. Yang/Robert Allenby, 4 and 3
  • Charl Schwartzel/Retief Goosen (International) def. Hunter Mahan/David Toms, 2 and 1

Day 3 Results

Foursomes

  • Bubba Watson/Webb Simpson (U.S.) defeated Robert Allenby/Geoff Ogilvy, 3 and 2
  • Ernie Els/Ryo Ishikawa (International) defeated Matt Kuchar/Bill Haas, 1-up
  • Hunter Mahan/David Toms (U.S.) defeated Retief Goosen/Charl Schwartzel, 5 and 4
  • Dustin Johnson/Tiger Woods(U.S.) defeated Adam Scott/K.J. Choi, 3 and 2
  • Phil Mickelson/Jim Furyk (U.S.) def. Aaron Baddeley/Jason Day, 2 and 1

Four-Ball

  • Retief Goosen/Charl Schwartzel (Intlí) defeated Bubba Watson/Webb Simpson, 2 and 1.
  • Kyung-tae Kim/Y.E. Yang (International) defeated Tiger Woods/Dustin Johnson, 1-up
  • Geoff Ogilvy/K.J. Choi (International) defeated Steve Stricker/Matt Kuchar, 1-up.
  • Hunter Mahan/Bill Haas (U.S.) defeated Aaron Baddeley/Jason Day, 2 and 1
  • Jim Furyk/Nick Watney (U.S.) defeated Adam Scott/Ernie Els, 1-up

Day 4 Results

Singles

  • Kyung-tae Kim (International) defeated Webb Simpson, 1-up
  • Charl Schwartzel (International) defeated Dustin Johnson, 2 and 1
  • Ryo Ishikawa (International) defeated Bubba Watson, 3 and 2
  • Geoff Ogilvy (International) defeated Bill Haas, 2-up
  • Hunter Mahan (U.S.) defeated Jason Day, 5 and 3
  • Nick Watney (U.S.) defeated K.J. Choi, 3 and 2
  • Adam Scott (International) defeated Phil Mickelson, 2 and 1
  • Retief Goosen (International) defeated Matt Kuchar, 1-up
  • Jim Furyk (U.S.) defeated Ernie Els, 4 and 3
  • David Toms (U.S.) defeated Robert Allenby, 7 and 5
  • Tiger Woods (U.S.) defeated Aaron Baddeley, 4 and 3
  • Steve Stricker (U.S.) defeated Y.E. Yang, 2 and 1

 

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