A look at Day 1 at the Presidents Cup

Posted 9/22/22

A brief look at the opening session of the Presidents Cup. The Americans have a 4-1 lead. They were led by Patrick Cantlay and Xander Schauffele. Their 6-and-5 win was the shortest foursomes match in …

This story requires a subscription for $5.99/month.

Already have an account? Log in to continue.

Current print subscribers can create a free account by clicking here.

Otherwise, click here to subscribe.

To Our Valued Readers –

Visitors to our website will be limited to five stories per month unless they opt to subscribe. The five stories do not include our exclusive content written by our journalists.

For $5.99, less than 20 cents a day, digital subscribers will receive unlimited access to YourValley.net, including exclusive content from our newsroom and access to our Daily Independent e-edition.

Our commitment to balanced, fair reporting and local coverage provides insight and perspective not found anywhere else.

Your financial commitment will help to preserve the kind of honest journalism produced by our reporters and editors. We trust you agree that independent journalism is an essential component of our democracy. Please click here to subscribe.

Charlene Bisson, Publisher, Independent Newsmedia

Please log in to continue

Log in
I am anchor

A look at Day 1 at the Presidents Cup


CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A brief look at the first day of matches from the Presidents Cup at Quail Hollow Club.

THE SCORE: United States 4, International 1.

UNDEFEATED: Patrick Cantlay and Xander Schauffele improved to 5-0 in foursomes at Ryder Cup and Presidents Cup matches. Their 6-and-5 victory was the shortest foursomes match in a Presidents Cup since 2011.

INTERNATIONAL POINT: Si Woo Kim and Cameron Davis won the only point for the International team by winning the last four holes in a 2-up victory over Scottie Scheffler and Sam Burns.

THE ROOKIES: Three Americans playing in their first professional cup — Max Homa, Cameron Young and Sam Burns — went 2-1.

SHOT OF THE DAY: Justin Thomas made a 25-foot par putt on the 15th hole that led to a 2-up lead and sent Thomas and Jordan Spieth to a 2-and-1 victory.

NOTEWORTHY: Spieth is the first player in Presidents Cup history to win his first six foursomes matches. He has done it with four partners — Steve Stricker (2013), Dustin Johnson (2015), Patrick Reed (2017) and Justin Thomas (2022).

KEY STATISTIC: The International team had the lead for three of the 83 holes played.

QUOTEWORTHY: “Nobody here expects us to win. We’ve got to have that belief deep down. Go out there and fight. We’re up against maybe the strongest American team ever assembled on paper.” — International captain Trevor Immelman.

FRIDAY: Five fourballs matches.

TELEVISION: Friday, 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Golf Channel).


More AP golf: https://apnews.com/hub/golf and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports