Sport Americans win Presidents Cup for 7th straight time

23:46  01 october  2017
23:46  01 october  2017 Source:   Associated Press

Another win gives Mickelson all-time record at Presidents Cup

  Another win gives Mickelson all-time record at Presidents Cup <p>Phil Mickelson won the 25th Presidents Cup match of his career on Saturday, a record one better than fellow American Tiger Woods.</p>Mickelson achieved the mark when he teamed up with Kevin Kisner to beat the International duo of Jhonattan Vegas and Emiliano Grillo 2&1 in a morning foursomes match at Liberty National.

JERSEY CITY, N.J. — The Americans have won the Presidents Cup for the seventh straight time , and this one wasn’t even close. Daniel Berger was 3 up with three holes to play against Si Woo Kim. That assured the Americans at least the half-point they needed for a victory.

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Americans have won the Presidents Cup for the seventh straight time , and this one wasn't even close. Daniel Berger was 3 up with three holes to play against Si Woo Kim.

U.S. Team member Justin Thomas hits on the fourth fairway during the final round of the Presidents Cup golf tournament at Liberty National Golf Club in Jersey City, N.J., Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez) © The Associated Press U.S. Team member Justin Thomas hits on the fourth fairway during the final round of the Presidents Cup golf tournament at Liberty National Golf Club in Jersey City, N.J., Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

JERSEY CITY, N.J. — The Americans have won the Presidents Cup for the seventh straight time, and this one wasn't even close.

Daniel Berger was 3 up with three holes to play against Si Woo Kim. That assured the Americans at least the half-point they needed for a victory. Kevin Chappell halved his match with Marc Leishman in the first of 12 singles.

President Donald Trump arrived at Liberty National about 45 minutes before the U.S. team secured the gold trophy. Trump will be the first sitting U.S. president to present the trophy at the closing ceremony.

Trump arrives at Liberty National for Presidents Cup finale

  Trump arrives at Liberty National for Presidents Cup finale President Donald Trump arrived at Liberty National on Sunday just as the Americans were closing in on victory in the Presidents Cup. Trump was watching from the hospitality suite of PGA Tour Commissioner Jay Monahan. The tour said he would become the first sitting president to present the trophy at this event, which was named after the highest office.Trump had a clear view of the 14th green, and he appeared behind a glass wall from an upstairs library in the clubhouse with Monahan and former tour commissioner Tim Finchem, who worked in the White House during the Carter administration.

The Americans needed only one more point to win the Presidents Cup . The Americans won for the fifth straight time -- and eighth time in 10 tries -- against an International side that showed some fight when it was too late to matter.

Americans win fourth straight Cup . Facebook. Twitter. MELBOURNE, Australia -- The Americans returned Down Under and this time wound up on top in the Presidents Cup .

The Americans had an 11-point lead going into the final day and needed only one point. All that was left was to see if the U.S. team could be the first to win every session.

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US out of World Cup contention with 2-1 loss at Trinidad .
The United States has been eliminated from World Cup contention, a shocking loss at Trinidad ending the Americans' streak of seven straight appearances at soccer's showcase.Twenty-eight years after a stunning victory at Trinidad put the Americans back in the World Cup after a four-decade absence, their chances for next year's tournament in Russia ended on this island nation off the coast of Venezuela.

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