The Presidents Cup has been flipped on its head with the Internationals storming to 4-1 lead over the Americans after the opening day.
All pre-tournament Presidents Cup predictions were thrown out the window as the Internationals defied expectations to take a commanding lead over the powerhouse American team on Thursday at Royal Melbourne.
Day 1 Presidents Cup SCORES
Match 1 – Tiger Woods/Justin Thomas (U.S.) def. Marc Leishman/Joaquin Niemann (INT), 4 and 3
Match 2 – Adam Hadwin/Sungjae Im (INT) def. Xander Schauffele/Patrick Cantlay (U.S.), 1-up
Match 3 – Adam Scott/Byeong Hun An (INT) def. Bryson DeChambeau/Tony Finau (U.S.), 2 and 1
Match 4 – Hideki Matsuyama/C.T. Pan (INT) def. Webb Simpson/Patrick Reed (U.S.), 1-up
Match 5 – Abraham Ancer/Louis Oosthuizen (INT) def. Dustin Johnson/Gary Woodland (U.S.), 4 and 3