Major winners Louis Oosthuizen, Charl Schwartzel, Jason Day and Adam Scott are among those playing for the International team this week.
The top two golfers in the world will go head to head this week at the 2015 Presidents Cup.
Jason Day is part of the International team that will tackle Jay Haas’ American side, featuring Masters and US Open winner Jordan Spieth.
Nick Price has a strong side to select from, including 2013 Masters winner Adam Scott, 2010 Open champion Louis Oosthuizen and the up-and-coming Danny Lee and Branden Grace.
Below we take a look at each of the players who will be aiming to help the International team win the event for only the second time.
The Indian has emerged strongly in 2015, winning twice on the European Tour at the Maybank Malaysian Open and the Hero Indian Open. He also performed well at the Open Championship at St Andrews.
A promising start to the season saw him win the Frys.com Open. The South Korean has found things tougher since, missing 9 cuts this year. However, his T6 at The Barclays last month was an improvement.
You’ll see major winner Scott using a conventional putter this week, with an anchored putter ban looming. With only three top 10s this year, a change might do the Australian some good.
When Bowditch made five missed cuts in a row earlier in the year, a win didn’t exactly look ominous. It was a little surprising, then, when he won the AT&T Byron Nelson. Results have been mixed since, but five top 20s in the last three months is impressive.
Two marginal defeats at the US Open and Open Championship made it a bittersweet year for the South African. The 32-year-old picked up a knee injury at the Tour Championship, but has said he’s now ready to compete in Incheon City.
There are few golfers more deserving of a major than Jason Day. Having missed out on a play-off spot at the Open by a shot, he went on to win the Canadian Open before landing the USPGA Championship. He subsequently took home The Barclays and BMW Championship trophies. Not a bad year’s work.
Among one of the PGA Tour’s most consistent performers, Matsuyama seems close to sealing a first major. He has nine top 10s this year, including his fifth place finish at the Masters.
The South African played well at both the US Open and USPGA Championship, but ultimately finished T4 and third respectively. His record at turning up for the big occasions could help Price’s team.
The experienced Jaidee comes to the tournament with a win under his belt. His Porsche European Open win proved he can be a valuable member of the team for more than one reason.
An impressive T3 at the Wyndham Championship showed Schwartzel can win under pressure. His Masters victory in 2011 was evidence of that too, but a more recent example of faultless nerves would have pleased Price. He secured his FedEx Cup place with an excellent showing at the Wyndham.
Some excellent results in the space of a month catapulted Lee up the rankings. After winning the Greenbrier Classic in a play-off, he went on to secure T3, T4 and T6 finishes. He played well at the Tour Championship and was just four strokes away from eventual winner Jordan Spieth.
Without question the highlight of Leishman’s year on tour was securing a play-off spot at the Open. Although he couldn’t get the job done, he demonstrated his ability to get himself into contention at a major tournament.