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Korean President Accepts Presidents Cup Role

Last Updated on Thursday, 06 November 2014 00:33 Thursday, 06 November 2014 00:28

altSEOUL, Korea — The PGA TOUR is pleased to announce that Korean President Park Geun-hye has accepted the invitation to be Honorary Chairperson of The Presidents Cup 2015 when the competition will be played in Asia for the first time in history.  President Park officially accepted the role while hosting International Team Captain Nick Price, International Team Vice-Captain K.J. Choi, U.S. Team Captain Jay Haas and PGA TOUR Commissioner Tim Finchem at The Blue House in Seoul, Korea, the executive office and official residence of the president of Korea.

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Bae Takes Step Toward Presidents Cup

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 October 2014 00:37 Tuesday, 14 October 2014 00:29

Bae Sang-moon

Canadian Press

NAPA, California (Doug Ferguson/AP) — Bae Sang-moon won the first tournament of the PGA Tour season and already is thinking about the last one.

Bae all but disappeared after winning his first PGA Tour event at the Byron Nelson Championship in the spring of 2013. In his 36 starts since then, he had not registered even a top 10. But as he went into the new season, the 28-year-old from South Korea had one big goal on his mind.

The Presidents Cup is going to South Korea one year from now. Bae doesn't want to be watching on television.

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PGA TOUR Officially Opens The Presidents Cup 2015 Offices in Songdo

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 August 2014 00:38 Tuesday, 26 August 2014 00:33

altSONGDO, Incheon, South Korea – The PGA TOUR is pleased to announce the grand opening of The Presidents Cup 2015 offices within the G-Tower Building, located in the heart of Songdo International Business District (IBD) in Incheon City. Matt Kamienski, vice president with the PGA TOUR and executive director of The Presidents Cup, has relocated to Korea to lead the organizational efforts of the event, which will be played in Asia for the first time in its history in October 2015.

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From the Fringe: Obama Hosts Presidents Cup Golfers at White House

Last Updated on Sunday, 29 June 2014 16:37 Sunday, 29 June 2014 16:32

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Canadian Press

WASHINGTON (Darlene Superville/AP) — President Barack Obama and his most famous golf partner, Tiger Woods, got together again, but at the White House instead of on the course.

Obama honored a team of American golfers who last year defeated an international team to win their fifth straight Presidents Cup, a victory that was clinched by Woods.

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Haas Named US Captain for 2015; Nick Price Returns

Last Updated on Saturday, 07 June 2014 04:25 Saturday, 07 June 2014 04:15

Jay Haas

Canadian Press

RIDGEDALE, Missouri (AP) — Jay Haas will be going to the Presidents Cup for the fourth straight time, and this time he'll be giving the speeches.

The PGA Tour selected Haas to be the U.S. captain for the 2015 matches in South Korea in what amounts to a role reversal. After three years as an assistant captain to Fred Couples — all three U.S. victories — Haas will in charge and Couples will be his assistant.

Nick Price was selected to return as captain for an International team that has one only once since this event began 20 years ago.

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