Stop us if this sounds familiar – an underdog International side heads into another Presidents
Cup (Sep 27-Oct 2) looking to break the American hold on the event, now running to six straight victories. Jason Day (right) and company at least closed the gap the last time out in Korea, losing by a single point. But the challenge still appears daunting, especially against a US side not only loaded with prime stars such as Jordan Spieth, Dustin Johnson and Rickie Fowler, but also the likes of newly minted major winner Justin Thomas, who has joined the ranks. It could be a starspangled week at the Liberty National, just off Manhaan. What’s the bet the golf-loving, Big Apple-bred occupant of the Oval Office – who is indeed the honorary chairman of the tournament, so he has a good reason – will show up?