Jonathan Byrd

Golf roundup: Americans clinch runaway Presidents Cup victory

Golf roundup: Americans clinch runaway Presidents Cup victory

The Americans won the Presidents Cup for the seventh consecutive time, and this one was no contest.

With most of the work already done, a dominant U.S. team needed only one point from the 12 singles matches Sunday. Kevin Chappell halved the opening match with Marc Leishman, and victory was assured when Daniel Berger went 3 up with three to play against Si Woo Kim.

Berger wound up winning his match, and the celebration was on.

President Donald Trump arrived at Liberty National in Jersey City, N.J., about 45 minutes before the Americans secured the gold trophy that he was to present to them. Trump, the honorary chairman of the matches, is the first sitting president to...

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