Full 2017 Presidents Cup Teams Announced

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With the start of the 2017 Presidents Cup less than a month away, the complete rosters for the American and International teams have been released.

The tournament, which will be played at Liberty National Golf Club in Jersey City, New Jersey, from September 28 until October 1, will see the American Team try to defend their winning streak.

The U.S. Presidents Cup Team is comprised of the top 10 U.S. players who have earned the most FedExCup points from September 2015 until September 4 plus two captain’s picks. The International Team, on the other hand, is made up of the top 10 players—according to the official World Golf Rankings as of September 4—in addition to two captain’s selections.

Who has made it onto the 2017 Presidents Cup teams?

2017 Presidents Cup International Team

Hideki Matsuyama—Japan

Jason Day—Australia

Adam Scott—Australia

Louis Oosthuizen—South Africa

Charl Schwartzel—South Africa

Marc Leishman—Australia

Branden Grace—South Africa

Jhonattan Vegas—Venezuela

Si Woo Kim—South Korea

Adam Hadwin—Canada

Nick Price captain’s picks

Emiliano Grillo—Argentina

Anirban Lahiri—India

 

2017 Presidents Cup U.S. Team

Dustin Johnson

Jordan Spieth

Justin Thomas

Rickie Fowler

Daniel Berger

Brooks Koepka

Kevin Kisner

Patrick Reed

Matt Kuchar

Kevin Chappell

Steve Stricker captain’s picks

Charley Hoffman

Phil Mickelson

This year, U.S. Team captain Steve Stricker’s assistants will be Fred Couples, Tiger Woods and Davis Love III. Nick Price’s assistants on the International Team will be Ernie Els, Geoff Ogilvy and Tony Johnstone.

The first two days of the 2017 Presidents cup will consist of five matches of fourball and five matches of foursomes. The third day will see four matches of fourball and four matches of foursomes—the U.S. will decide the order on the first three days as they are the host team.

On the final day, 12 single matches will be played, bringing the total amount of matches to 30.

The 2015 Presidents Cup, the 11th tournament of its kind, was won by the American Team 15.5-14.5—this marked the sixth consecutive win for the United States.

See also: 2017 Presidents Cup Preview

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