Presidents Cup: International team lead 10-8 heading in to singles


The International team will hold a two point lead over the United States heading in to the final 12 singles matches as they bid to win the Presidents Cup for just the second time. 

It was a tale of two sessions during the third day of the Presidents Cup as the Internationals won the fourballs to take a four point lead before the U.S rallied in the foursomes to narrow the gap.

At one stage the U.S. were up in all four foursomes matches and looked like they could level the scores heading in to the final day, but a big fightback from Marc Leishman and Abraham Ancer saw them rally from 5 down after 10 holes to walk away with a half against Rickie Fowler and Justin Thomas. Byeong Hun An and Joaquin Niemann soon followed, ensuring a half with Matt Kuchar and Tony Finau despite being behind for the majority of the round.

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Day 3: Fourballs

3&2 (USA Point): Rickie Fowler / Justin Thomas def. Haotong Li / Marc Leishman

3&2 (International Point): Abraham Ancer / Sungjae Im def. Patrick Cantlay / Xander Schauffele

5&3 (International Point): C.T. Pan / Hideki Matsuyama def. Webb Simpson / Patrick Reed

A/S: Byeong Hun An / Adam Scott vs. Tony Finau / Matt Kuchar

Day 3: Foursomes

2&1 (USA Point): Gary Woodland / Dustin Johnson def. Adam Scott / Louis Oosthuizen

A/S: Abraham Ancer / Marc Leishman vs. Rickie Fowler / Justin Thomas

2&1 (USA Point): Patrick Cantlay / Xander Schauffele def. Sungjae Im / Cameron Smith

A/S: Joaquin Niemann / Byeong Hun An vs. Tony Finau / Matt Kuchar