1996 Presidents Cup

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1996 Presidents Cup
Dates September 13–15, 1996
Venue Robert Trent Jones Golf Club
Location Gainesville, Virginia, U.S.
Captains
USA 16½ 15½ International
USA wins the Presidents Cup
RTJ GC is located in USA
RTJ GC
RTJ GC
Location in the United States
RTJ GC is located in Virginia
RTJ GC
RTJ GC
Location in Virginia

The 2nd Presidents Cup Matches were held in 1996 between September 13 and September 15. They were played at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Club in Gainesville, Virginia, USA. The United States team won the competition by a margin of 16½–15½. The honorary chairmen was former President of the United States George H.W. Bush.

Format

Both teams had 12 players plus a non-playing captain. This changed from 1994 when the United States had 11 players plus a playing captain. On the first and second day four-ball was played in the morning and foursomes were played in the afternoon. On the third day only singles were played.

Teams

Team International

Captain: Australia Peter Thomson

United States Team United States

Captain: Arnold Palmer

Friday's matches

Morning four-ball

International Results United States
Norman/Allenby 2 and 1 Couples/Love III
Els/McNulty 2 up Hoch/Brooks
Singh/Ozaki 2 and 1 Mickelson/Pavin
Elkington/Nobilo 3 and 2 O'Meara/Duval
Price/Senior 4 and 2 Lehman/Stricker
1 Four-Ball 4
1 Overall 4

Afternoon foursomes

International Results United States
Price/Frost 3 and 2 Perry/Leonard
Nobilo/Parry 2 and 1 O'Meara/Duval
Elkington/Singh 2 up Lehman/Stricker
Els/McNulty halved Mickelson/Pavin
Norman/Allenby 1 up Couples/Love
1 ½ Foursomes 3 ½
2 ½ Overall 7 ½

Saturday's matches

Morning four-ball

International Results United States
Price/Elkington 2 up Leonard/Lehman
Norman/Allenby 1 up Stricker/Pavin
Parry/Nobilo 2 and 1 Perry/Hoch
Ozaki/Singh 2 and 1 Love/Couples
Els/McNulty 4 and 3 O'Meara/Duval
3 Four-Ball 2
5 ½ Overall 9 ½

Afternoon foursomes

International Results United States
Senior/Frost 3 and 2 Pavin/Mickelson
Nobilo/Allenby 3 and 2 Love/Brooks
Price/McNulty 3 and 1 Perry/Leonard
Norman/Els 1 up Lehman/Stricker
Elkington/Singh 1 up O'Meara/Hoch
4 Foursomes 1
9 ½ Overall 10 ½

Sunday's matches

Singles

International Results United States
Parry 5 and 4 Brooks
Senior 3 and 2 Duval
Price 1 up O'Meara
Frost 7 and 6 Perry
Allenby 6 and 5 Stricker
McNulty 1 up Hoch
Ozaki 5 and 4 Love
Elkington 1 up Leonard
Els 3 and 2 Mickelson
Norman 3 and 1 Pavin
Nobilo 3 and 2 Lehman
Singh 2 and 1 Couples
6 Singles 6
15 ½ Overall 16 ½

External links

1994 Presidents Cup
USA 20 International 12
1996 Presidents Cup
USA 16½ International 15½
1998 Presidents Cup
International 20½ USA 11½

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