2019 Presidents Cup Scores and Player Records

The 2019 Presidents Cup was the 13th time the tournament was played. It resulted in another win for Team USA, although it required a final-session comeback from the American side. The standings following this event were 11 wins for Team USA, one win for Team International, and one tie.

Final Score: USA 16, International 14

Dates Played: December 12-15, 2019

Location: Royal Melbourne Golf Club in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Team Captains: Tiger Woods for Team USA and Ernie Els for Team International

Team Rosters:

  • United States: Justin Thomas, Dustin Johnson, Patrick Cantlay, Xander Schauffele, Webb Simpson, Matt Kuchar, Bryson DeChambeau, Gary Woodland, Tony Finau, Patrick Reed, Tiger Woods, Rickie Fowler
  • International: Marc Leishman, Hideki Matsuyama, Louis Oosthuizen, Adam Scott, Abraham Ancer, Li Haotong, Cheng-tsung Pan, Cameron Smith, Adam Hadwin, Sungjae Im, Joaquin Niemann, Byeong Hun An
(Brooks Koepka was the leading point-earner for Team USA, but withdrew due to injury and was replaced by Rickie Fowler. Jason Day withdrew from Team International due to injury, replaced by Byeong Hun An.)

Notes: The Internationals, trying to win for just the second time in Presidents Cup history, raced to a 4-1 lead following the first session, and led by two points (10-8) entering the final session. But in singles, Team USA was dominant, taking an 8-4 advantage. ... Tiger Woods was both captain and player for Team USA, just the second time in tournament history (after Hale Irwin in the inaugural 1994 Presidents Cup) there was a playing captain. Woods went 3-0-0 and passed Phil Mickelson as the leading match-winner at the Presidents Cup.

Day 1 Results

Fourballs

  • Tiger Woods/Justin Thomas, USA def. Joaquin Niemann/Marc Leishman, International, 4 and 3
  • Sungjae Im/Adam Hadwin, International def. Patrick Cantlay/Xander Schauffele, USA, 1-up
  • Byeong Hun An/Adam Scott, International def. Tony Finau/Bryson DeChambeau, USA, 2 and 1
  • C.T. Pan/Hideki Matsuyama, International def. Patrick Reed/Webb Simpson, USA, 1-up
  • Louis Oosthuizen/Abraham Ancer, International def. Gary Woodland/Dustin Johnson, USA, 4 and 3
Score after Day 1: International 4, USA 1

Day 2 Results

Foursomes

  • Adam Scott/Louis Oosthuizen, International def. Matt Kuchar/Dustin Johnson, USA, 3 and 2
  • Patrick Cantlay/Xander Schauffele, USA def. Joaquin Niemann/Adam Hadwin, International, 1-up
  • Abraham Ancer/Marc Leishman, International def. Patrick Reed/Webb Simpson, USA, 3 and 2
  • Tiger Woods/Justin Thomas, USA def. Hideki Matsuyama/Byeong Hun An, International, 1-up
  • Cameron Smith/Sungjae Im, International halved with Rickie Fowler/Gary Woodland, USA
Score of second session: USA 2.5, International 2.5
Score after Day 2: International 6.5, USA 3.5

Day 3 Results

Fourballs

  • Rickie Fowler/Justin Thomas, USA def. Haotong Li/Marc Leishman, International, 3 and 2
  • Abraham Ancer/Sungjae Im, International def. Patrick Cantlay/Xander Schauffele, USA, 3 and 2
  • C.T. Pan/Hideki Matsuyama, International def. Webb Simpson/Patrick Reed, USA, 5 and 3
  • Byeong Hun An/Adam Scott, International, halved with Tony Finau/Matt Kuchar, USA
Score of third session: International 2.5, USA 1.5

Foursomes

  • Gary Woodland/Dustin Johnson, USA def. Louis Oosthuizen/Adam Scott, International, 2 and 1
  • Marc Leishman/Abraham Ancer, International, halved with Justin Thomas/Rickie Fowler, USA
  • Xander Schauffele/Patrick Cantlay, USA def. Cameron Smith/Sungjae Im, International, 2 and 1
  • Byeong Hun An/Joaquin Niemann, International, halved with Matt Kuchar/Tony Finau, USA
Score of fourth session: USA 3, International 1
Score after Day 3: International 10, USA 8

Day 4 Results

Singles

  • Tiger Woods, USA def. Abraham Ancer, International, 3 and 2
  • Hideki Matsuyama, International, halved with Tony Finau, USA
  • Patrick Reed, USA def. C.T. Pan, International, 4 and 2
  • Dustin Johnson, USA def. Haotong Li, International, 4 and 3
  • Byron DeChambeau, USA, halved with Adam Hadwin, International
  • Sungjae Im, International def. Gary Woodland, USA, 4 and 3
  • Patrick Cantlay, USA def. Joaquin Niemann, International, 3 and 2
  • Xander Schauffele, USA def. Adam Scott, International, 2 and 1
  • Webb Simpson, USA def. Byeong Hun An, International, 2 and 1
  • Cameron Smith, International def. Justin Thomas, USA, 2 and 1
  • Louis Oosthuizen, International, halved with Matt Kuchar, USA
  • Marc Leishman, International, halved with Rickie Fowler, USA
Score of fifth session: USA 8, International 4
Final score: USA 16, International 14
Player Records

Each golfer's record during the 2019 Presidents Cup (wins-losses-halves):

International
Byeong-hun An, 1-2-2
Abraham Ancer, 3-1-1
Adam Hadwin, 1-1-1
Sung-jae Im, 3-1-1
Marc Leishman, 1-2-2
Haotong Li, 0-2-0
Hideki Matsuyama, 2-1-1
Joaquin Niemann, 0-3-1
Louis Oosthuizen, 2-1-1
C.T. Pan, 2-1-0
Adam Scott, 2-2-1
Cameron Smith, 1-1-1

USA
Patrick Cantlay, 3-2-0
Bryon DeChambeau, 0-1-1
Tony Finau, 0-1-3
Rickie Fowler, 1-0-3
Dustin Johnson, 2-2-0
Matt Kuchar, 0-1-3
Patrick Reed, 1-3-0
Xander Schauffele, 3-2-0
Webb Simpson, 1-3-0
Justin Thomas, 3-1-1
Gary Woodland, 1-2-1
Tiger Woods, 3-0-0

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