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1996 Presidents Cup

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Dates  September 13–15, 1996
16½  15½
USA  16½
1996 Presidents Cup
Venue  Robert Trent Jones Golf Club
Location  Gainesville, Virginia, U.S.
Captains  Arnold Palmer (USA) Peter Thomson (International)

The 2nd Presidents Cup Matches were held in 1996 between September 13 and September 15. They were played at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Club in Gainesville, Virginia, USA. The United States team won the competition by a margin of 16½–15½. The honorary chairmen was former President of the United States George H.W. Bush.



Both teams had 12 players plus a non-playing captain. This changed from 1994 when the United States had 11 players plus a playing captain. On the first and second day four-ball was played in the morning and foursomes were played in the afternoon. On the third day only singles were played.

Team International

Captain: Peter Thomson

  • Robert Allenby
  • Steve Elkington
  • Ernie Els
  • David Frost
  • Mark McNulty
  • Frank Nobilo
  • Greg Norman
  • Masashi "Jumbo" Ozaki
  • Craig Parry
  • Nick Price
  • Peter Senior
  • Vijay Singh
  • Team United States

    Captain: Arnold Palmer

  • Mark Brooks
  • Fred Couples
  • David Duval
  • Scott Hoch
  • Tom Lehman
  • Justin Leonard
  • Davis Love III
  • Mark O'Meara
  • Phil Mickelson
  • Corey Pavin
  • Kenny Perry
  • Steve Stricker
  • References

    1996 Presidents Cup Wikipedia

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