Golf: USA Presidents Cup penpics

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Penpics for the United States team at the Presidents Cup (top six qualified on points, the next six were selected by Captain Davis Love):

SCOTTIE SCHEFFLER

Age: 26, PGA Tour wins: 4

Presidents Cup: Rookie

Won his first four PGA titles this year in a two-month run, starting at the Phoenix Open and followed by the Arnold Palmer Invitational, the WGC Match Play and the Masters. He jumped to the number one in the world and has stayed there. Went 2-0-1 in his Ryder Cup debut last year.

PATRICK CANTLAY

Age: 30, PGA Tour wins: 8

Presidents Cup: 1 (2019) / 3-2-0

Won the BMW Championship and became the first player to defend a title in the PGA playoffs. Placed the Zurich Classic with partner Xander Schauffele, his partner on the 2019 Cup four times, 2-2.

XANDER SCAUFFELE

Age: 28, PGA Tour wins: 7

Presidents Cup: 1 (2019) / 3-2-0

The Tokyo Olympic champion broke off a three-year PGA victory drought with victory alongside Cantlay at Zurich Classic, then went on to win the Travelers Championship and Scottish Open. Went 2-2 with Cantlay in the 2019 Cup, beating Adam Scott 2-1 in Melbourne singles.

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SAM BRANDT

Age: 26, PGA Tour wins: 4

Presidents Cup: Rookie

Defended his title at the PGA Valspar Championship in March, defeating Davis Riley in a playoff, then won May’s Charles Schwab Challenge in a playoff against world number one Scheffler. Was runner-up alongside 2022 Cup teammate Billy Horschel at the Zurich Classic.

JUSTIN THOMAS

Age: 29, PGA Tour wins: 15

Presidents Cup: 2 (2017, 2019) / 6-2-2

Won his second major title by capturing his second PGA Championship in May by defeating Will Zalatoris in a playoff in Southern Hills. Thomas made the biggest comeback in tournament history after starting Sunday’s final round with seven shots adrift. Also won the 2017 PGA Championship at 2022 Cup host course Quail Hollow. Unbeaten in pairs matches in Presidents Cup.

TONY FINAU

Age: 33, PGA Tour wins: 4

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Presidents Cup: 1 (2019) / 0-1-3

Back-to-back PGA titles won at the 3M Open and Rocket Mortgage Classic in July. Tied Hideki Matsuyama in singles at the 2019 Cup.

MAX HOMA

Age: 31, PGA Tour wins: 4

Presidents Cup: Rookie

Won the PGA Wells Fargo Championship in Washington in May after winning the 2019 edition at Quail Hollow, where the course for the 2022 Cup will be held. Tied fifth in his first Tour Championship.

BILLY HORSCHEL

Age: 35, PGA Tour wins: 7

Presidents Cup: Rookie

Won the Memorial tournament in June for his seventh career PGA title. Was second at the Arnold Palmer Invitational and next to Cup teammate Sam Burns at the Zurich Classic pairs event.

KEVIN KISNER

Age: 38 PGA Tour wins: 4

Presidents Cup: 1 (2017) / 2-0-2

Reached the WGC Match Play final for the third time in four years, losing to Scottie Scheffler 4&3. He won the Match Play crown in 2019. He placed third at the Sony Open in Hawaii and fourth at the Players Championship.

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COLLIN MORIKAWA

Age: 25, PGA Tour wins: 5

Presidents Cup: Rookie

The 2020 PGA Championship and the 2021 British Open winner had a PGA season best finish as runner-up in Riviera. Was fifth at the Masters and tied for fifth at the US Open, where he shared the 36-hole lead.

JORDANI SPIETH

Age: 29, PGA Tour wins: 13

Presidents Cup: 3 (2013, 2015, 2017) / 8-5-1

Won the Heritage title a week after the Masters by beating Cup teammate Patrick Cantlay in a play-off. Runner-up at Pebble Beach and its hometown PGA event, the Byron Nelson. Reached the Cup team for the fourth time and second time as captain’s choice after missing the 2019 event.

KAMERON YOUNG

Age: 25, PGA Tour wins: 0

Presidents Cup: Rookie

runner-up five times in his rookie PGA campaign, including at the Open Championship at St Andrews. Also tied for third at the PGA Championship.

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