One of the most anticipated golf events of the year, The President?s Cup, is quickly approaching.
The President?s Cup, a biennial event played in non-Ryder Cup years, this year hosted by Royal Melbourne Golf Club, features events and competitions taking place November 15th-20th.
The eagerly awaited, renowned competition dates back to 1994 and pits the winningest American Team against the International Team. Developed to give the world?s best non-European players an opportunity to compete in an international team match-team competition, the attraction has become one of the most highly watched events in all of golf.
Founded in 1891 and honored as the first golf club to host the overseas event twice; competition will take place on the Composite Course of the Royal Melbourne Golf Club, where the event is comprised of 12 holes from the West Course and 6 from the East Course.
Opening ceremony, the formal celebration, commences Tournament week and includes the presentation of the teams, team Captains, and dignitaries from around the world.
Leading the U.S.?is Team Captain, Fred Couples, who led his team to victory in 2009 and will head up a roster of well known golf pros including Phil Mickelson, who has played in every President?s Cup competition and Tiger Woods, who is making his 7th President?s Cup appearance.
Heading up the International team is Team Captain, Greg Norman, who has appeared three times in the President?s Cup, including a match up against Fred Couples in 1998, where he went on to lead the International team to its only outright victory.
With only 11 days left until tee off don?t ?fore?get to head to the sidelines and cheer on your favorite team during this epic event.