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2022 Presidents Cup – International team faces historic odds

The International team has none, after Australia’s Cameron Smith, the third-ranked player in the world and The Open winner, jumped to the new LIV Golf circuit in late August.

History is on the Americans’ side, too. They have won 11 of the past 13 Presidents Cup competitions, losing just once and tying one other time. Many of the same U.S. players were on the Ryder Cup team that blasted the Europeans 19-9 at Whistling Straits a year ago, becoming the first squad to score 19 points and win by 10 in that more historic event.

Throw in the fact that the Presidents Cup is being played on American soil, at Quail Hollow Club, in front of thousands of U.S. fans starting Thursday, and it’s easy to see why the Americans are heavily favored to win once again.

“I think it’s quite clear that we’re the underdogs,” International team captain Trevor Immelman said. “We generally have been in this…


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