The Internationals rescued themselves from a major disaster on day one of the Presidents Cup, rallying late to stop an American cleansweep in the foursomes.
Team USA was leading all five matches at North Carolina’s Quail Hollow, but a stunning comeback from Australia’s Cameron Davis and Si Woo Kim limited the damage to 4-1.
Presidents Cup rookie Davis and Kim were three-down against world No.1 Scottie Scheffler and No.12 Sam Burns but went on to win two-up, with the Australian’s iron play a standout.
The Internationals pairing came alive late, winning each of the final four holes to pull off one of the tournament’s great upsets.
Davis is ranked 66th in the world and has one win on the PGA Tour, while Kim is ranked 76th with three career victories — the same amount Burns claimed in this season alone.
Meanwhile, it is the first time the world No.1 has lost his opening…