JERSEY CITY – With the PGA Tour concluded last weekend with the Tour Championship and the crowning of Justin Thomas was the FedEx Cup Playoff winner, the tour pros turn their attention to the 12th Presidents’ Cup tournament to be held this weekend in New Jersey.
PGA TOUR: 12th Presidents Cup at Liberty National Golf Club in Jersey City, N.J., Thursday through Sunday.
TV: Thursday, 1-6 p.m. EDT on the Golf Channel; Friday, 11:30 a.m.-6 p.m. EDT on the Golf Channel; Saturday, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. EDT on the NBC; and Sunday, noon-6 p.m. EDT on NBC.
2015: Bill Haas, who made the United States team as a captain’s pick by his father, captain Jay Haas, beat Sang Moon Bae of South Korea, 2 up, in the final singles match to give the Americans a 15 1/2 to 14 1/2 victory at Jack Nicklaus Golf Club in Incheon, South Korea. The U.S. claimed its sixth consecutive victory over the International team after the singles matches were split, 6-6. The Americans lead the series 9-1-1. Phil Mickelson, who has played in all 11 Presidents Cups, posted a 3-0-1 mark, including a 5-and-4 victory over Charl Schwartzel of South Africa in singles, and Zach Johnson also went 3-0-1, including a 3-and-2 singles victory over Jason Day of Australia. South Africans Branden Grace and Louis Oosthuizen combined for a 9-0-1 mark for the Internationls, with Oosthuizen halving his singles match with Patrick Reed.