U.S. roster filled out for Presidents Cup
CHARLOTTE, NC (SNN-TV) - The U.S. figures to be an overwhelming favorite to defeat the International team for the ninth straight time in the Presidents Cup coming in two weeks.
U.S. team captain Davis Love III filled out his remaining roster spots yesterday with six of the top 26 players in the Official World Golf Ranking: Collin Morikawa, Jordan Spieth, Billy Horschel, Cameron Young, Max Homa and Kevin Kisner.
They'll join world No. 1 golfer Scottie Scheffler, Patrick Cantlay, Xander Schauffele, Justin Thomas, Sam Burns and Tony Finau on the U.S. team. It will be the youngest U.S. team in Presidents Cup history, with an average age of 29.6 years.
The International team's highest-ranked players are Japan's Hideki Matsuyama and South Korea's Sungjae Im. Two of the International team's anticipated stars, Australia's Cameron Smith and Chile's Joaquin Niemann, are ineligible for the team after defecting to LIV Golf.
The Presidents Cup begins Sept. 22nd at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, North Carolina.