International Presidents Cup team capsules

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Here is a breakdown of International captain Nick Price's 12-player roster for the 11th Presidents Cup, which will be Oct. 8-11 at Jack Nicklaus Golf Club Korea in Incheon City, South Korea. Click here for U.S. team capsules. The Americans are the reigning champion, having won, 18 ½ to 15 ½, at Muirfield Village Golf Club in 2013.


Sangmoon BaeSang-Moon Bae

Age: 29

Record: Rookie

World ranking: 88

PGA Tour victories: 2

The lowdown: Outside of top-10s at Kapalua, Riviera and The Barclays it's been a rough year for Bae. However, he's won twice on the host course, Jack Nicklaus Golf Club Korea, and he will have plenty of support from the home crowd in his last event before he puts his career on hold for a mandatory 21 months of military service in South Korea.


Steven BowditchSteven Bowditch

Age: 32

Record: Rookie

World ranking: 58

PGA Tour victories: 2

The lowdown: Bowditch, who was just edged out from automatically qualifying by Danny Lee, has won each of the last two seasons, and he also recorded top-15 finishes at Travelers, The Greenbrier, Firestone and The Barclays.


Jason DayJason Day

Age: 27

Record: 4-4-2 (3rd appearance)

World ranking: 2

PGA Tour victories: 7

The lowdown: The PGA champion, and two-time playoff winner, will need a new partner as his previous two – Graham DeLaet (2013) and Aaron Baddeley (2011) – didn't make the International team.


Branden GraceBranden Grace

Age: 27

Record: 0-4-0 (2nd appearance)

World ranking: 22

PGA Tour victories: 0

The lowdown: Another player who elevated his game since an awful debut in 2013, Grace won the Alfred Dunhill late last year and captured the Qatar Masters in January, part of six career European Tour wins. He also contended at the U.S. Open (T-4) and the PGA (3rd).


Thongchai JaideeThongchai Jaidee

Age: 45

Record: Rookie

World ranking: 31

PGA Tour victories: 0

The lowdown: Second all-time in victories on the Asian Tour (13), Jaidee is a Presidents Cup rookie, but he's no stranger to winning and at 45 he's still a top-50 player. He recently won the European Open, as well.


Anirban LahiriAnirban Lahiri

Age: 28

Record: Rookie

World ranking: 39

PGA Tour victories: 0

The lowdown: One of three rookies on the team, Lahiri won earlier this year in India and Malaysia and finished T-5 at the PGA.


Danny LeeDanny Lee

Age: 25

Record: Rookie

World ranking: 36

PGA Tour victories: 1

The lowdown: Lee broke through for his first PGA Tour title at The Greenbrier and finished T-2 at the Tour Championship. He should add some much-needed energy to the International team.


Marc LeishmanMarc Leishman

Age: 31

Record: 2-2-0 (2nd appearance)

World ranking: 37

PGA Tour victories: 1

The lowdown: Leishman will be looking for a new partner, as well, with Angel Cabrera and Richard Sterne not on the team, and he'll be looking for some form. He lost in a three-man playoff at the Open and finished T-5 at the Memorial, but is coming into the Presidents Cup off missed cuts at the PGA, Barclays and Deutsche Bank.


Hideki MatsuyamaHideki Matsuyama

Age: 23

Record: 1-3-1 (2nd appearance)

World ranking: 15

PGA Tour victories: 1

The lowdown: The Japanese star has elevated his game since the last Presidents Cup – win at Memorial in 2014, five top-fives this season – and, along with Day, will need to be rock-solid if the Internationals want to end their losing streak.


Louis OosthuizenLouis Oosthuizen

Age: 32

Record: 1-3-1 (2nd appearance)

World ranking: 13

PGA Tour victories: 1

The lowdown: Oosthuizen might also be looking for a new partner (Branden Grace, perhaps?) as he and Charl Schwartzel only combined for a 1-3 record in 2013.


Charl SchwartzelCharl Schwartzel

Age: 31

Record: 5-4-1 (3rd appearance)

World ranking: 47

PGA Tour victories: 1

The lowdown: The 2011 Masters champion hasn't won since the 2013 Alfred Dunhill, and he's been up-and-down all season. Case in point: His last two starts were a T-3 at the Wyndham and a MC at The Barclays.


Adam ScottAdam Scott

Age: 35

Record: 12-15-3 (7th appearance)

World ranking: 14

PGA Tour victories: 11

The lowdown: The former world No. 1 had a dismal season, and it will be interesting to see if semi-retired caddie Steve Williams is still on the bag and if Scott has ditched his soon-to-be banned anchored stroke.