Presidents Cup Overview

The Presidents Cup, a team match play competition featuring 24 of the world’s top golfers – 12 from the United States and 12 from around the world, excluding Europe – is held every two years, and since 1996 has alternated between United States and international venues.

The event was developed to give the world’s best non-European players an opportunity to compete in international team match-play competition.

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  • Since 1998 current head of state of host country has served as honorary chairman

Eligibility Criteria

  • Top-8 U.S. players who earn the most official FedExCup points
  • Top-8 International players (excluding those eligible for the European Ryder Cup Team) from the Official World Golf Ranking.

 

Format

Consists of 30 matches

  • Thursday – 5 four-ball or 5 foursome matches
  • Friday – 5 foursome or 5 four-ball matches
  • Saturday AM – 4 four-ball matches 
  • Saturday PM – 4 foursome matches
  • Sunday – 12 single matches

Iconic Captains

International Team  

  • *David Graham – 1994
  • *Peter Thomson – 1996, 1998, 2000
  • *Gary Player – 2003, 2005, 2007
  • *Greg Norman – 2009, 2011
  • *Nick Price – 2013, 2015, 2017
  • *Ernie Els – 2019

 

U.S. Team

  • *Hale Irwin – 1994
  • *Arnold Palmer – 1996
  • *Jack Nicklaus – 1998, 2003, 2005, 2007
  • *Ken Venturi – 2000
  • *Fred Couples – 2009, 2011, 2013
  • Jay Haas – 2015
  • Steve Stricker – 2017
  • Tiger Woods - 2019

(*) Teams have been led by legends of the game with 11 of the captains being members of the World Golf Hall of Fame.

Honorary Chairman

World leaders have served as honorary chairmen of the Presidents Cup, and since 1998, the current head of state or leader of the host country has accepted the role, helping to further enhance the stature of the Presidents Cup and the game of golf as a whole.

List of Past Honorary Chairman:

  • Gerald Ford President of the United States - 1994
  • George Herbert Walker Bush  President of the United States - 1996
  • John Howard Prime Minister of Australia - 1998
  • William Jefferson Clinton President of the United States - 2000
  • Thabo Mbeki President of South Africa - 2003
  • George W.  Bush President of the United States - 2005
  • Stephen Harper Prime Minister of Canada - 2007
  • Barack Obama President of the United States - 2009
  • Julia  Gillard Prime Minister of Australia - 2011
  • Barack Obama President of the United States - 2013
  • Geun-hye Park  President, South Korea - 2015
  • Donald J. Trump President of the United States - 2017
  • Daniel Andrews Premier of Victoria - 2019



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 Suite Access

  • 50 Suite Passes, Wednesday - Sunday
  • Weekly Grounds Passes

VIP Access

  • Presidents Cup Kick-Off Celebration
  • Am-Am

LOCATION

  • #15 Fairway 

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Suite Access

  • 18-35 Suite Pass Options Available
  • Weekly Grounds Passes
  • Food & Bar Menu Coordinated Separately Through Caterer

VIP Access

  • Presidents Cup Kick-Off Celebration 
  • Am-Am 

LOCATION

  • 15 Fairway 

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 VENUE ACCESS

  • 12 Suite Passes, Thursday- Sunday
  • Food & Beverage Included
  • Captains' Club Passes, Tuesday & Wednesday

LOCATION

  • #5 Fairway, centrally located for ease of access throughout the front 9

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HOSPITALITY aCCESS

  • Weekly Passes, Wednesday - Sunday
  • Shared climate controlled venue with expansive lawn seating and viewing decks
  • Food and beverage included

LOCATION

  • Centralized location on the clubhouse back lawn
  • Reserved viewing deck on #16 Tee 
  • Reserved viewing deck with seating on player practice green
  • Views of 1st tee grandstand video board

 

Captains' Club

 HOSPITALITY access

  • Weekly Passes, Tuesday - Sunday
  • Shared climate controlled venue with open air second floor, balconies and expansive deck
  • Upgraded Food & Beverage for purchase
  • Sports Bar environment with indoor and outdoor bars and TVs

 LOCATION

  • Located left of #1 Fairway 
  • Views of Hole #1, #8 & #18

 

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2024 Presidents Cup

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Quebec, Canada


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2026 Presidents Cup

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Chicago, Illinois




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