Played 13, won 1, drawn 1, lost 11: The Presidents Cup form book makes a dreadful read for international teams ahead of Thursday’s 14th match.
And if the task of defending the United States’ 9 consecutive victories that’s not scary enough Trevor Immelman’s first captain will have to make history by turning America’s home.(New national team captain Trevor Immelmann USA at the Presidents Cup) advantage over with a team made up of competitive rookies.
three years ago The 2008 Masters champions were one of Ernie Els’ assistant captains as the international team saw the leader miserably slip out on his final day in Melbourne. Australia which was the site of their only victory in 1998.
After taking the reins from his South African compatriots shortly thereafter, Immelman has spent countless hours planning regular scripting methods at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte this week.
“We are not blind. We know what a record is. but in a way It motivates us,” Immelman told CNN’s Don Riddell.
“In 2019 we feel like we have made a huge step forward from the team perspective. From the perspective of the franchise So if we talk
“We are slowly but surely trying to build this house and making it stable and on a solid foundation. Because we’re not just looking at this week. But it still has to go on.”
Delayed for a year due to pandemic The biennial championship sees the two 12-man teams face each other in 18 team matches, before the 12 singles matches close on Sunday. Each match is worth one point. The first team to score 15.5 was crowned champion.
Six members from each list will be filled with automatic selection. Leave Captain Immelman and Davis Love III respectively to pick the remaining half. The international lineup extends to anyone outside the United States and Europe. This year the lineup covers South Korea (4), Canada (2), Australia (2), South Africa, Japan, Colombia and Chile.