The Presidents Cup of 2019 will be the 13th time of the tournament. The tournament gets the likes of professional male golfers who represent the United States against competing international side golfers.
The team selection for both the team takes place based on the points list, besides that team captains also get to pick several spots for their squad. However, a distinct mix of captain’s pick and automatic qualifiers varies from cup to cup. The formula on which the 2019 Presidents cup will have its squad arranged will be as follows for the two different teams.
- Team USA will have the top eight players depending upon the PGA Tour money list and automatic qualifiers will be for four different players to be chosen by the team captains.
- Team International will have the top eight players from the Official World Gold Ranking and in this case, the rest four-player will be also on the Captain’s call.
The two most heard names in the Golf World will be taking charge as Captains for their respective teams. The 2019 Presidents Cup will have the legendary Tiger Woods to lead team USA and Ernie Els will be the captain for the International Squad. Both of them will be sharing the responsibility of a captain for the first time in this tournament. However, both of the aces have a good track record of being great assistant captains.
The team sheet looks neat as well, both the squads have heavyweights in them along with a captain who can pot all the holes all by himself.
Tiger Woods will be leading the United States along with the likes of Patrick Reed, Tony Finau, Gary Woodland, Bryson DeChambeau, Matt Kuchar, Webb Simpson, Xander Schauffele, Patrick Cantlay, Dustin Johnson, Justin Thomas, Brooks Koepka.
The International Squad will also have top names under their belt. Joaquin Niemann, Sungjae Im, Adam Hadwin, Jason Day, Cameron Smith, Cheng-Tsung Pan, Li Haotong, Abraham Ancer, Adam Scott, Louis Oosthuizen, Hideki Matsuyama, Marc Leishman will sum up the squad, where Earnie Els will be leading the squad as the Captain.
When and Where?
The Presidents Cup 2019 will start from 9th of December 2019 and will run till the 15th of December, 2019. The Royal Melbourne Golf Club in Black Rock, Victoria Australia will be the home for the exciting live golf competition that the President Cup is.
Where to Watch?
Golf fans from around the world get to witness the President Cup 2019 from a wide list of options available. However, for the ones who wish to watch it online can read through this blog to know more. With just a month away from one of the world’s renowned golf tournaments it is essential that you all readers get to know where to watch the tournament online.