The U.S. team defeated the International Team to claim the 2022 Presidents Cup at at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Sunday as 12 singles matches determined the winner.
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The Americans, who entered driving the untouched series 11-1-1, held an enormous 8-2 lead heading into the end of the week. In any case, the Global Group figured out how to close the hole on Saturday and entered Sunday’s finale following 11-7.
Wins by Jordan Spieth, Sam Consumes, Patrick Cantlay, Tony Finau and Xander Schauffele got the success for the US.
The Presidents Cup is not quite the same as most golf competitions with regards to value cash since it’s a cause occasion. Every player got $150,000 to give to noble cause.
Here’s a look at Sunday’s matchups and the results:
Si Woo Kim (INT) def. Justin Thomas (USA) 1-up
Jordan Spieth (USA) def. Cam Davis (INT) 4 and 3
Sam Burns (USA) tied Hideki Matsuyama (INT)
Patrick Cantlay (USA) def. Adam Scott (INT) 3 and 2
Sebastián Muñoz (INT) def. Scottie Scheffler (USA) 2 and 1
Tony Finau (USA) def. Taylor Pendrith (INT) 3 and 1
Xander Schauffele (USA) def. Corey Conners (INT) 1-up
Sungjae Im (INT) def. Cameron Young (USA) 1-up
K.H. Lee (INT) def. Billy Horschel (USA) 3 and 1
Max Homa (USA) def. Tom Kim (INT) 1-up
Collin Morikawa (USA) def. Mito Pereira 3 and 2
Christiaan Bezuidenhout (INT) def. Kevin Kisner (USA) 2 and 1
Jordan Spieth kicked off the final round with a 4 and 3 win over Cam Davis, becoming the sixth player in Presidents Cup history to go 5-0-0 in a week. Before Sunday, Spieth was 0-6-1 in Ryder and Presidents Cup matches.
Sunday’s match marked his first career singles win.
“I was more nervous than I probably should’ve been today, but I really wanted to get that monkey off my back,” Spieth said after the match.
Spieth lost the first two holes before getting going with birdies on holes four and five. He and Davis were tied after nine, but Spieth ran away with the lead from there, winning six of the last seven holes on the back nine.
The 29-year-old’s win gave the Americans a 12-7 lead.
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Be that as it may, Si Charm Kim got the point back for the Internationals with a 1-up prevail upon Justin Thomas to make it a 12-8 match for the Americans.
Thomas was 2-up on Kim through the front nine, yet when the fourteenth opening was finished, the two were tied. They stayed tied through the fifteenth opening before Kim took a 1-up lead on the sixteenth with a birdie.
Thomas and Kim entered the eighteenth opening tied, and keeping in mind that Thomas went for standard, Kim checked a birdie for the triumph.
Si Woo Kim for the win!
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Thomas had a solid week, finishing 4-1-0, but he still has never won a singles match in the Presidents Cup, falling to 0-3.
Patrick Cantlay won his match against Adam Scott 3 and 2 to score the Americans another point, giving the team a 13-8 lead.
Cantlay carded birdies on the second, third and fourth holes and also carded birdies on the 13th and 15th holes for the win. The only holes he lost came when he carded a double bogey on the seventh and 14th holes.
Thomas had a strong week, completing 4-1-0, yet he actually has never dominated a singles game in the Presidents Cup, tumbling to 0-3.
Patrick Cantlay dominated his game against Adam Scott 3 and 2 to score the Americans another point, giving the group a 13-8 lead.
Cantlay checked birdies on the second, third and fourth openings and furthermore checked birdies on the thirteenth and fifteenth openings for the success. The possibly openings he lost came when he checked a twofold intruder on the seventh and fourteenth openings.
A portion of a point each was doled out to every player in the match between Sam Consumes and Hideki Matsuyama as the two stayed stopped through 18 holes, making the score 13.5-8.5 for the Americans.
Matsuyama won the front nine, holding a 2-up lead on Consumes before the American quickly returned with three straight birdies on openings 10-12 to guarantee a 1-up lead, which he held through the fourteenth opening.
Matsuyama won the fifteenth opening with an intruder to tie the match as Consumes checked a twofold intruder. The two went for standard on the last three openings to tie. Matsuyama might have dominated the game on the eighteenth opening, however his went for birdie skipped off the banner and out.
Sebastián Muñoz guaranteed a 2 and 1 triumph over Scottie Scheffler to procure the Internationals another point, cutting into the Americans’ lead significantly more, making it a 13.5-9.5 match.
Scheffler held a 1-up lead through eight openings prior to getting downright ugly on the 10th green with an intruder, making it a tie match. Muñoz took over from that point, checking four birdies and a falcon on the back nine to guarantee the triumph.
Tony Finau crushed Taylor Pendrith 3 and 1 to stretch out the Americans’ lead to 14.5-9.5.
Pendrith drove from openings six through 11 however neglected to win an opening after the eleventh as Finau proceeded to win with a great back nine presentation, winning four of his last six openings.
The American got in some measure a portion of a point for his group with a birdie on the sixteenth opening prior to protecting the full point with one more birdie on the seventeenth opening to guarantee the triumph.
Xander Schauffele secured the Presidents Cup for the Americans with a 1-up triumph over Corey Conners.
Schauffele drove Conners 2-up through the front nine, yet a conflicting back nine almost saw him lose the point. Schauffele and Conners were tied after 14 openings before the American took a 1-up lead on the fifteenth opening, which he clutched through the eighteenth opening for the success.
“This is a truly weird inclination. Man, we were battling out there, and I’m truly blissful there are no photos on the scorecard. I had all the young men pulling for me. I realized being close was going. Corey just let me in, and I had the option to exploit it,” Schauffele said after the match.
Sungjae Im, K.H. Lee and Christiaan Bezuidenhout posted wins for the Internationals while Max Homa and Collin Morikawa finished off the evening with wins for the Americans.
The triumph for the U.S. group denotes its 10th consecutive Presidents Cup win.