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Phil Mickelson is the only player to play in every Presidents Cup. He has an 18-14-10 record.
September 25, 2013

Largest margin of victory:
11 points, United States def. International 2000, 21½  - 10½
9 points, International def. United States, 1998, 20½  - 11½

Smallest margin of victory:
1 point, United States def. International, 1996, 16½  - 15½

Most matches played:
47, Phil Mickelson, U.S. (1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013)
40, Ernie Els, International (1996, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013)
40, Vijay Singh, International (1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009)
40, Tiger Woods
(1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013)

Most matches won:
24, Tiger Woods, U.S. (24-15-1)
20, Jim Furyk, U.S. (20-10-3)
20, Ernie Els, International (20-18-2)
20, Phil Mickelson, U.S. (20-16-11)
16, Davis Love III, U.S. (16-8-4)
16, Vijay Singh, International (16-15-9)

Most matches lost:
18, Ernie Els, International (20-18-2)
17, Robert Allenby, International (8-17-3)
16, Phil Mickelson, U.S. (20-16-11)
15, Vijay Singh, International (16-15-9)
15, Tiger Woods, U.S. (24-15-1)
14, Stuart Appleby, International (5-14-2)

Most matches halved:
11, Phil Mickelson, U.S. (20-16-11)
9, Vijay Singh, International (16-15-9)
4, Justin Leonard, U.S. (8-11-4)
4, Davis Love III, U.S. (16-8-4)
4, Nick Price, International (8-11-4)

Most matches won in one year:
5, Mark O’Meara, U.S. (1996)
5, Shigeki Maruyama, International (1998)
5, Tiger Woods, U.S. (2009)
5, Jim Furyk, U.S. (2011)

Most matches lost in one year:
5, Ernie Els, International (2000)
5, Phil Mickelson, U.S. (2003)

Most matches halved in one year:
3, Angel Cabrera, International (2005)
3, Vijay Singh, International (2009)

Shortest match:
12 holes, David Frost (International) def. Kenny Perry (U.S.), 7 and 6 (1996 Sunday Singles)
12, Adam Scott-K.J. Choi (International) def. Tiger Woods-Steve Stricker (U.S.), 7 and 6 (2011 Thursday Foursomes)
13 holes, 14 times

Played with same partner most times:
6, Ernie Els/Adam Scott, International
6, Ernie Els/Vijay Singh, International
6, Retief Goosen/Adam Scott, International
5, Phil Mickelson/Chris DiMarco, U.S.
5, Phil Mickelson/Tom Lehman, U.S.
5, Tiger Woods/Jim Furyk, U.S.
5, Tiger Woods/Charles Howell III, U.S.
5, Tiger Woods/Steve Stricker, U.S.,  

Most Four-Ball matches played:
18, Phil Mickelson, U.S. (8-5-5)
16, Vijay Singh, International (9-5-2)
16, Ernie Els, International (8-7-1)
16, Tiger Woods, U.S. (7-9-0)
13, Jim Furyk, U.S. (8-5-0)
12, Davis Love III, U.S. (7-4-1)

Most Four-Ball matches won:
9, Vijay Singh, International (9-5-2)
8, Ernie Els, International (8-5-1)
8, Jim Furyk, U.S. (8-5-0)
8. Phil Mickelson, U.S. (8-5-5)
8, Retief Goosen, International (8-2-1)
7, Davis Love III, U.S. (7-4-1)
7, Mike Weir, International (7-2-0)
7, Tiger Woods, U.S. (7-9-0)

Most Four-Ball matches lost:
9, Tiger Woods, U.S. (5-9-0)
7, Ernie Els, International (8-7-1)
6, Robert Allenby (4-6-0)
5, Jim Furyk, U.S. (8-5-0)
5, Justin Leonard (3-5-0)
5, Frank Nobilo, International (0-5-0)
5, Nick Price, International (3-5-2)
5, Vijay Singh, International (9-5-2)

Most Foursomes matches played:
19, Phil Mickelson, U.S. (10-6-3)
16, Vijay Singh, International (6-6-4)
16, Ernie Els, International (8-7-1)
16, Tiger Woods, U.S. (11-4-1)
13, Jim Furyk, U.S. (7-3-3)

Most Foursomes matches won:
11, Tiger Woods, U.S. (11-3-1) 
10, Phil Mickelson, U.S. (10-6-2)
8, Ernie Els, International (8-7-1)
7, Jim Furyk, U.S. (7-3-3)
6, Vijay Singh, International (6-6-4)  

Most Foursomes matches lost:
8, Retief Goosen, International (2-8-2)
7, Ernie Els, International (8-7-1)
7, Robert Allenby, International (3-7-2)
6, Stuart Appleby, International (1-6-2)
6, Phil Mickelson, U.S. (7-6-2)
6, Vijay Singh, International (6-6-4)
6, Mike Weir, International (3-6-1) 

Most Singles matches played:
10, Phil Mickelson, U.S. (2-5-3)
8, Vijay Singh, International (1-4-3)
8, Ernie Els, International (4-4-0)
8, Tiger Woods, U.S. (6-2-0)
7, Jim Furyk, U.S. (5-2-0)
6, Retief Goosen, U.S. (4-2-0)
6, Davis Love III, U.S. (4-1-1)

Most Singles matches won:
6, Tiger Woods, U.S. (6-2-0)
5, Jim Furyk, U.S. (5-2-0)
4, Ernie Els, International (4-4-0)
4, Davis Love III, U.S. (4-1-1)
4, Retief Goosen, International (4-2-0)

Most Singles matches lost:
5, Stuart Appleby, International (0-5-0)
5, Phil Mickelson, U.S. (2-5-3)
4, Robert Allenby, International (1-4-1)
4, Ernie Els, International (4-4-0)
4, Nick Price, International (1-4-0)
4, Vijay Singh, International (1-4-3)

TEAMS
International countries represented: 11, Argentina, Australia, Canada, Colombia,  Fiji, Japan, New Zealand, Paraguay, South Africa, South Korea, Zimbabwe

Players who have played in every Presidents Cup: Phil Mickelson (U.S.)

Captain’s Picks by Year:

1994

International Team
David Graham (Captain), Australia
Fulton Allem, South Africa
Tsukasa Watanabe, Japan

United States Team
Hale Irwin (Captain)
Jay Haas
Phil Mickelson

1996
International Team
Peter Thomson (Captain), Australia
Robert Allenby, Australia
Peter Senior, Australia

United States Team
Arnold Palmer (Captain)
David Duval
Kenny Perry

1998
International Team
Peter Thomson (Captain), Australia
Frank Nobilo, New Zealand
Greg Turner, New Zealand

United States Team
Jack Nicklaus (Captain)
Fred Couples
John Huston

2000
International Team
Peter Thomson (Captain), Australia
Robert Allenby, Australia
Steve Elkington, Australia

United States Team
Ken Venturi (Captain)
Paul Azinger
Loren Roberts

2003
International Team
Gary Player (Captain), South Africa
K.J. Choi, South Korea
Tim Clark, South Africa

United States Team
Jack Nicklaus (Captain)
Fred Funk
Jay Haas

2005
International Team
Gary Player (Captain), South Africa
Trevor Immelman, South Africa
Peter Lonard, Australia

United States Team
Jack Nicklaus (Captain)
Fred Couples
Justin Leonard

2007
International Team
Gary Player (Captain), South Africa
Nick O’Hern, Australia
Mike Weir, Canada

United States Team
Jack Nicklaus (Captain)
Lucas Glover
Hunter Mahan

2009
International Team
Greg Norman (Captain), Australia
Ryo Ishikawa, Japan
Adam Scott, Australia

United States Team
Fred Couples (Captain)
Lucas Glover
Hunter Mahan

2011
International Team
Greg Norman (Captain), Australia
Robert Allenby, Australia
Aaron Baddeley, Australia

United States Team
Fred Couples (Captain)
Bill Haas
Tiger Woods

2013
International Team
Nick Price (Captain), Zimbabwe
Marc Leishman, Australia
Brendon de Jonge, Zimbabwe

United States Team
Fred Couples (Captain)
Webb Simpson
Jordan Speith

Players who were named captain’s pick more than once:
3, Robert Allenby (INT), 1996, 2000, 2011
2, Jay Haas (U.S.), 1994, 2003
2, Fred Couples (U.S.), 1998, 2005
2, Lucas Glover (U.S.), 2007, 2009
2, Hunter Mahan (U.S.), 2007, 2009

Players who won the weekend before being named a captain’s pick:
Ryo Ishikawa, 2009 Fujisakei Classic
Bill Haas, 2011 TOUR Championship by Coca-Cola

Most countries represented by International Team (players only), by year
8, 2000 and 2009
7, 1998
6, 1994, 1996, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2013
4, 2011

 

Total representation, by country, in The Presidents Cup by International Team members (players only)
Australia, 43
South Africa, 28
Fiji, 8
Zimbabwe, 8
New Zealand, 6
Japan, 8
South Korea, 6
Canada, 6
Argentina, 4
Paraguay, 2
Colombia, 1

Most first-time Presidents Cup participants (not including 1994; captain’s picks in bold)
7, 2013 (INT): Louis Oosthuizen, Hedeki Matsuyama, Branden Grace, Graham DeLaet, Richard Sterne, Marc Leishman, Brendon de Jonge
6, 1996 (U.S.): Mark Brooks, Justin Leonard, Mark O’Meara, Steve Stricker, David DuvalKenny Perry
6, 2011 (U.S.): Matt Kuchar, Dustin Johnson, Webb Simpson, Nick Watney, Bubba Watson, Bill Haas
5, 1998 (INT): Stuart Appleby, Carlos Franco, Shigeki Maruyama, Joe Ozaki, Greg Turner
5, 2003 (INT): Stephen Leaney, Peter Lonard, Adam Scott, K.J. ChoiTim Clark
5, 2000 (U.S.): Notah Begay III, Stewart Cink, Hal Sutton, Kirk Triplett, Paul Azinger
5, 2003 (U.S.): Chris DiMarco, Charles Howell III, Jerry Kelly, David Toms, Fred Funk
4, 2005 (INT): Angel Cabrera, Mark Hensby, Nick O’Hern, Trevor Immelman
4, 2011 (INT): Jason Day, Charl Schwartzel, K.T. Kim, Aaron Baddeley
4, 2013 (U.S.): Brandt Snedeker, Keegan Bradley, Jason Dufner, Jordan Speith
4, 2007 (U.S.): Woody Austin, Zach Johnson, Lucas GloverHunter Mahan
4, 1996 (U.S.): Mark Calcavecchia, Jim Furyk, Lee Janzen, Tiger Woods
3, 2000 (INT): Michael Campbell, Retief Goosen, Mike Weir
3, 2009 (INT): Camilo Villegas, Y.E. Yang, Ryo Ishikawa
3, 1996 (INT): Ernie Els, Greg Norman, Jumbo Ozaki
2, 2007 (INT): Geoff Ogilvy, Rory Sabbatini
2, 2009 (U.S.): Anthony Kim, Sean O’Hair
1, 2005 (U.S.): Scott Verplank

 

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