2019 Presidents Cup: Qualified Golfers

By Ryan Watson


The 2019 Presidents Cup is the next edition of the biennial competition between the United States and an International team consisting of all golfers outside of the United States and Europe (European golfers compete against the US in the Ryder Cup). The tournament will take place at the Royal Melbourne Golf Club, December 12-15. The American team is captained by Tiger Woods and Ernie Els is slated to captain the International team. The team captains are allowed to pick 4 golfers each, which will be announced in November, while the rest of the team are made up of the top-8 golfers eligible for each team according to the Presidents Cup Rankings as of August 18, 2019. The following are the automatically qualified golfers for each team.


Team USA


Captain: Tiger Woods

Qualified Team

  1. Brooks Koepka
  2. Justin Thomas
  3. Dustin Johnson
  4. Patrick Cantlay
  5. Xander Schauffele
  6. Webb Simpson
  7. Matt Kuchar
  8. Bryson DeChambeau

International Team


Captain: Ernie Els

Qualified Team

  1. Marc Leishman
  2. Hideki Matsuyama
  3. Louis Oosthuizen
  4. Adam Scott
  5. Abraham Ancer
  6. Li Haotong
  7. Pan Cheng-tsung
  8. Cameron Smith




About The Author

Ryan Watson is a freelance sportswriter and history professor. He has been an avid fan of golf since his father signed him up for golf camp as a young child. Ryan enjoys following the professional game and learning about new equipment and gadgets.


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