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The 1st Presidents Cup was held between September 16 and 18, 1994. It was played at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Club in Gainesville, Virginia, USA. The United States team won the competition by a margin of 20–12. The honorary chairman was former President of the United States Gerald R. Ford.

1994 Presidents Cup
DatesSeptember 16–18, 1994
VenueRobert Trent Jones Golf Club
LocationGainesville, Virginia, U.S.
Captains
USA 20 12 International
USA wins the Presidents Cup
1996 →
RTJ GC is located in the United States
RTJ GC
RTJ GC
Location in the United States
RTJ GC is located in Virginia
RTJ GC
RTJ GC
Location in Virginia

FormatEdit

The United States team had 12 players including a captain who participated in the event. The International team had 12 players plus a non-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.

TeamsEdit

Greg Norman, ranked second in the International team, withdrew a few days before the event, because of illness. He was replaced by Bradley Hughes who was the highest ranked player available. A number of "international" players were unavailable because of other commitments. Ernie Els, ranked third, played in the Dunhill British Masters, while Masashi "Jumbo" Ozaki and Tsuneyuki "Tommy" Nakajima, ranked fifth and ninth, played in the ANA Open the same week.

  United States team
Player Age Points
rank
OWGR
Hale Irwin – captain 49 7 28
Paul Azinger 34 Non-playing assistant captain
Jeff Maggert 30 1 26
Tom Lehman 35 2 13
Corey Pavin 34 3 10
John Huston 33 4 34
Loren Roberts 39 5 19
Jim Gallagher, Jr. 33 6 52
Scott Hoch 38 8 38
Davis Love III 30 9 17
Fred Couples 34 10 6
Jay Haas 40 11 39
Phil Mickelson 24 14 22
International team
Player Country Age Points
rank
OWGR
David Graham   Australia 48 Non-playing captain
Nick Price   Zimbabwe 37 1 1
David Frost   South Africa 35 4 9
Mark McNulty   Zimbabwe 40 6 15
Vijay Singh   Fiji 31 7 21
Frank Nobilo   New Zealand 34 8 36
Peter Senior   Australia 35 10 41
Steve Elkington   Australia 31 11 40
Craig Parry   Australia 28 12 45
Robert Allenby   Australia 23 14 55
Tsukasa Watanabe   Japan 37 20 82
Fulton Allem   South Africa 37 22 87
Bradley Hughes   Australia 27 27 117
  • OWGR as of September 11, 1996, the last ranking before the Cup

Friday's matchesEdit

Morning four-ballEdit

International Results United States
Elkington/Singh 2 & 1 Pavin/Maggert
Allem/Frost 6 & 5 Haas/Hoch
Price/Hughes 1 up Love/Couples
Parry/Allenby 4 & 2 Huston/Gallagher
Nobilo/Senior 3 & 2 Lehman/Mickelson
0 Four-Ball 5
0 Overall 5

Afternoon foursomesEdit

International Results United States
Frost/Allem 3 & 1 Irwin/Roberts
Parry/Watanabe 4 & 3 Haas/Hoch
Nobilo/Allenby 2 & 1 Pavin/Maggert
Elkington/Singh 2 & 1 Mickelson/Lehman
Price/McNulty halved Love/Gallagher
Foursomes
Overall

Saturday's matchesEdit

Morning four-ballEdit

International Results United States
Allem/McNulty 4 & 3 Gallagher/Huston
Watanabe/Singh 3 & 1 Haas/Hoch
Parry/Hughes 4 & 3 Roberts/Lehman
Nobilo/Allenby 2 up Couples/Love
Price/Elkington halved Mickelson/Pavin
Four-Ball
6 Overall 9

Afternoon foursomesEdit

International Results United States
Frost/Senior 6 & 5 Irwin/Haas
Parry/Allem 1 up Pavin/Roberts
Singh/Elkington 3 & 2 Maggert/Huston
Nobilo/Allenby 7 & 5 Love/Gallagher
Hughes/McNulty 3 & 2 Mickelson/Lehman
2 Foursomes 3
8 Overall 12

Sunday's matchesEdit

SinglesEdit

International Results United States
Allenby 1 up Irwin
McNulty 4 & 3 Haas
Watanabe 4 & 3 Gallagher
Allem halved Mickelson
Singh halved Lehman
Senior 3 & 2 Huston
Frost halved Hoch
Hughes 2 & 1 Maggert
Nobilo halved Roberts
Price 1 up Couples
Elkington 1 up Love
Parry 1 up Pavin
4 Singles 8
12 Overall 20

Individual player recordsEdit

Each entry refers to the Win–Loss–Half record of the player.

United StatesEdit

Player Points Overall Singles Foursomes Fourballs
Fred Couples 3 3–0–0 1–0–0 0–0–0 2–0–0
Jim Gallagher, Jr. 3.5 3–1–1 1–0–0 1–0–1 1–1–0
Jay Haas 3 3–2–0 1–0–0 1–1–0 1–1–0
Scott Hoch 2.5 2–1–1 0–0–1 1–0–0 1–1–0
John Huston 1 1–3–0 0–1–0 0–1–0 1–1–0
Hale Irwin 2 2–1–0 1–0–0 1–1–0 0–0–0
Tom Lehman 2.5 2–2–1 0–0–1 1–1–0 1–1–0
Davis Love III 4.5 4–0–1 1–0–0 1–0–1 2–0–0
Jeff Maggert 2 2–2–0 1–0–0 0–2–0 1–0–0
Phil Mickelson 3 2–1–2 0–0–1 1–1–0 1–0–1
Corey Pavin 2.5 2–2–1 0–1–0 1–1–0 1–0–1
Loren Roberts 2.5 2–1–1 0–0–1 2–0–0 0–1–0

InternationalEdit

Player Points Overall Singles Foursomes Fourballs
Fulton Allem 1.5 1–3–1 0–0–1 0–2–0 1–1–0
Robert Allenby 1 1–4–0 0–1–0 1–1–0 0–2–0
Steve Elkington 2.5 2–2–1 0–1–0 2–0–0 0–1–1
David Frost 1.5 1–2–1 0–0–1 1–1–0 0–1–0
Bradley Hughes 1 1–3–0 0–1–0 0–1–0 1–1–0
Mark McNulty 1.5 1–2–1 0–1–0 0–1–1 1–0–0
Frank Nobilo 1.5 1–3–1 0–0–1 1–1–0 0–2–0
Craig Parry 2 2–3–0 1–0–0 0–2–0 1–1–0
Nick Price 1 0–2–2 0–1–0 0–0–1 0–1–1
Peter Senior 2 2–1–0 1–0–0 1–0–0 0–1–0
Vijay Singh 3.5 3–1–1 0–0–1 2–0–0 1–1–0
Tsukasa Watanabe 1 1–2–0 0–1–0 0–1–0 1–0–0

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