At the point when Tiger Woods affirmed a month ago that he would play in the President’s Cup the hitting the fairway world took an energized jump noticeable all around.
As of now group skipper of the USA for the biennial confrontation, his success at the Masters this year was a sign the GOAT was back and competition coordinators were licking their lips.
The Presidents Cup is played at regular intervals, a confrontation between the best 12 players from the USA and the best 1 from non-European nations, which makes up the International group. Woods, in spite of the fact that he moved to world No.7 this year, didn’t qualify consequently.Presidents Cup 2019 Live
In any case, he had his secret weapon. The chief gets the chance to pick the last four players.
In this way, with a little trace of a smile, he said “my last pick is Tiger Woods”.
His appearance on the fairways of Royal Melbourne carries an additional edge to an occasion which lately has been single direction traffic.
Through 12 stagings of the occasion, beginning in 1994, the strong Americans have won multiple times.
The main International triumph returned path in 1998, the first of three Presidents Cups at Royal Melbourne.
The current year’s is the third, and keeping in mind that the mastery of the USA took steps to undermine the occasion as a challenge, the arrival to Australia has made everything fair significantly.
A large portion of the American group have never been to Australia, not to mention Royal Melbourne, a course labeled as “quick and firm”, and not at all like such a significant number of the tracks such huge numbers of the players play on such a large amount of the time.Watch Tiger Woods Online
The group idea of the occasion is another which makes the ritzy US group, which brags a large portion of the world’s best 10 players, possibly “gettable” for a worldwide line-up resolved to end their run of misfortunes.
To such an extent Aussie extraordinary Adam Scott, who has played on eight losing groups, even pronounced he would be “baffled” if neighborhood fans even cheered Woods and the significant victors in his group.
The Presidents Cup gets in progress next Thursday, with four rounds of foursomes and fourball, where two individuals from each group will match facing a restricting pair.
The pairings will be chosen by each group skipper the day preceding the occasion.
At that point on Sunday all it’s men for himself, in 12 singles matches which could eventually figure out who takes the Presidents Cup.
WHAT IS FOUR BALL?
Two players from each group contend more than 18 holes. There are five matches, so 10 players play. Like an ordinary stroke player occasion, every player plays his own ball. In any case, simply the best score from either group tallies. So on the off chance that one International player makes a birdies, and the other a standard, the lower score tallies. On the off chance that the Americans score the equivalent, at that point the opening would be split. An International birdie and two American standards on a similar gap would be an International success. They would go 1-up. Play proceeds until one group is clear. So a group 2-up with one gap to play would dominate the game after 17 gaps. Every one of the five matches is worth one point.
PRESIDENTS CUP – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
VENUE: Royal Melbourne Golf Club, Cheltenham Rd, Black Rock
TICKETS: Grounds pass $155 for single day, $530 for the week.
TV: Channel 9
Monday Dec 9 – Official launch
Tuesday Dec 10 – Practice rounds
Wednesday Dec 11 – Practice rounds, captains pairings announced
Thursday Dec 12 – first round (fourball) – play starts 9.30am
Friday Dec 13 – second round (foursomes) – play starts 11am
Saturday Dec 14 – third round (foursomes) starts 7am, fourth round (foursomes) starts midday
Sunday Dec 15 – final round (singles x 12) – play starts 10am
WHAT IS FOURSOMES?
Two players from each group go up against one another, yet as opposed to playing their very own ball, its substitute shot. So on the off chance that one player jump starts, his partner hits the following shot, and on they go until each hold is done. The best score wins the opening. Like fourball, when one group is clear, they win. It could be 3-2, that is three up with two to play. Every one of the five matches is worth one point.
HOW DOES SINGLES WORK?
It’s matchplay, man on man more than 18 holes, with every player attempting to outscore the other opening by gap. A birdie for the International player and a standard for the American would mean an International success on that gap. They would go 1-up. Yet, a score inversion on the following would take the match back to all-square. Thus they go until a triumph is verified. State on the off chance that one player is 3-up with two openings to play, they win, and the match closes. Each match merits a solitary point.