2007 Presidents Cup

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2007 Presidents Cup
Dates   September 27–30, 2007
Venue   Royal Montreal Golf Club
Location   Île Bizard, Quebec, Canada
Captains   Gary Player (International)
Jack Nicklaus (USA)
International   14½    19½   USA
USA wins the Presidents Cup

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The 7th Presidents Cup Matches were held in 2007 between September 27 and September 30. They were played at the Royal Montreal Golf Club in Île Bizard, Quebec, Canada. The United States team won the competition by a margin of 19½–14½.

Format[edit]

On the first day six matches of foursomes were played. On the second day six matches of four-ball were played. On the third day five matches of foursomes were played in the morning and five matches of four-ball were played in the afternoon. On the fourth and final day, twelve singles matches were played. 34 matches were played in all.

Teams[edit]

Both teams have 12 players plus a non-playing captain. Members of the U.S. Team were selected based on earnings from the 2005 World Golf Championships - NEC Invitational through the 2007 PGA Championship. International Team players were chosen on the basis of the Official World Golf Ranking through the 2007 PGA Championship. The International Team does not include players eligible for the European Ryder Cup Team.

Team International[edit]

Player Country Birthplace Age Notes
Gary Player  South Africa Johannesburg, South Africa 71 non-playing captain
Ernie Els  South Africa Johannesburg, South Africa 37 5th appearance
Adam Scott  Australia Adelaide, Australia 27 3rd appearance
Vijay Singh  Fiji Lautoka, Fiji 44 7th appearance
Geoff Ogilvy  Australia Adelaide, Australia 30 Rookie
Rory Sabbatini  South Africa Durban, South Africa 31 Rookie
K. J. Choi  South Korea Wando, South Korea 37 2nd appearance
Retief Goosen  South Africa Pietersburg, South Africa 38 4th appearance
Ángel Cabrera  Argentina Córdoba, Argentina 38 2nd appearance
Trevor Immelman  South Africa Cape Town, South Africa 27 2nd appearance
Stuart Appleby  Australia Cohuna, Victoria, Australia 36 5th appearance
Mike Weir  Canada Brights Grove, Ontario, Canada 37 4th appearance
Nick O'Hern  Australia Perth, Australia 35 2nd appearance

Team United States[edit]

Player Birthplace Age Notes
Jack Nicklaus Columbus, Ohio 67 non-playing captain
Tiger Woods Cypress, California 31 5th appearance
Jim Furyk West Chester, Pennsylvania 37 5th appearance
Phil Mickelson San Diego, California 37 7th appearance
Zach Johnson Iowa City, Iowa 31 Rookie
Charles Howell III Augusta, Georgia 28 2nd appearance
David Toms Monroe, Louisiana 40 3rd appearance
Scott Verplank Dallas, Texas 43 2nd appearance
Steve Stricker Edgerton, Wisconsin 40 2nd appearance
Stewart Cink Huntsville, Alabama 34 3rd appearance
Woody Austin Tampa, Florida 43 Rookie
Lucas Glover Greenville, South Carolina 27 Rookie
Hunter Mahan Orange, California 25 Rookie

Thursday's matches[edit]

All matches were foursomes.

International Results United States
Scott/Ogilvy 3 and 2 Mahan/Stricker
Singh/Weir halved Mickelson/Austin
Sabbatini/Immelman 1 up Cink/Johnson
Els/Cabrera 1 up Toms/Furyk
Appleby/Goosen 2 up Glover/Verplank
Choi/O'Hern 3 and 1 Woods/Howell III
½ Foursomes
½ Overall

Friday's matches[edit]

All matches were in four-ball format.

International Results United States
Cabrera/Goosen 1 up Mickelson/Mahan
Singh/Appleby 5 and 4 Woods/Furyk
Els/Weir 3 and 1 Johnson /Howell III
Scott/Choi 2 and 1 Stricker/Verplank
Ogilvy/O'Hern 1 up Cink/Glover
Immelman/Sabbatini halved Austin/Toms
Four-ball
5 Overall 7

Saturday's matches[edit]

Morning foursomes[edit]

International Results United States
Immelman/Sabbatini 2 up Stricker/Mahan
Goosen/Appleby 5 and 4 Mickelson/Austin
Scott/Els 4 and 3 Woods/Furyk
Singh/Weir 2 and 1 Glover/Verplank
O'Hern/Ogilvy 2 and 1 Johnson/Toms
0 Foursomes 5
5 Overall 12

Afternoon four-ball[edit]

International Results United States
Cabrera/Choi 1 up Cink/Furyk
Scott/Goosen halved Mickelson/Austin
Weir/Els 4 and 2 Howell III/Glover
Singh/Appleby 1 up Stricker/Mahan
O'Hern/Ogilvy 5 and 3 Woods/Toms
Four-ball
Overall 14½

Sunday's matches[edit]

All matches featured are in singles competition.

International Results United States
Sabbatini 2 and 1 Verplank
Els 2 up Glover
Singh 5 and 4 Mickelson
Weir 1 up Woods
Cabrera 2 and 1 Austin
Scott 2 and 1 Johnson
Immelman 2 up Toms
O'Hern 6 and 4 Cink
Ogilvy 1 up Stricker
Choi 3 and 2 Mahan
Appleby 2 and 1 Howell III
Goosen 2 and 1 Furyk
7 Singles 5
14½ Overall 19½

External links[edit]

2005 Presidents Cup
USA 18½ International 15½
2007 Presidents Cup
USA 19½ International 14½
2009 Presidents Cup
USA 19½ International 14½

Coordinates: 45°29′34″N 73°54′09″W / 45.49277°N 73.902572°W / 45.49277; -73.902572