2015 Presidents Cup preview

Jay Haas and Nick Price will captain the two sides in South Korea

Jordan Spieth and Jason Day will play in the 11th edition of the Presidents Cup. Credit: Jamie Squire (Getty)
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Phil Mickelson, Bill Haas, Steven Bowditch and Sangmoon Bae all received Captain's Picks

The 2015 Presidents Cup takes place in Incheon, South Korea, next month, with the United States taking on a team of International rivals.

American captain Jay Haas used his picks to select his son, Bill, and five-time major winner Phil Mickelson.

Also on Haas' team are 2015 Masters and US Open winner Jordan Spieth, Rickie Fowler and Open champion Zach Johnson.

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International captain Nick Price used his picks to select the Australian Steve Bowditch and South Korea's Sangmoon Bae.

The tournament, which starts on October 8th, is a relatively recent concept, with the first edition only being played in 1994.

The United States have won eight of the previous 10 tournaments outright, including the last five. A solitary International team victory came in 1998, when Peter Thomson guided the team to a win against Jack Nicklaus' Americans.

The players will play this year's tournament in Incheon City on a Nicklaus-designed course.

Both teams are made up of 12 players and contest the cup in match play format. Foursomes, fourballs and singles matches make up the four day event, with a total of 34 matches to be played.

The Jack Nicklaus GC in incheon. Credit: Chung Sung-Jun (Getty)

The Jack Nicklaus GC in incheon. Credit: Chung Sung-Jun (Getty)

To qualify for the United States team, players needed to be in the top 10 of the FedEx Cup points list. The top 10 International players in the Official World Golf Ranking make up the nucleus of the other team, with two Captain's Picks allowed for both sides

Steve Stricker, Davis Love III and Fred Couples will act as assistants to Haas, with Tony Johnstone and Marc McNulty doing the same for Price. K. J. Choi will be vice-captain for the Internationals.

USA Team: Zach Johnson, Patrick Reed, Jordan Spieth, Chris Kirk, Matt Kuchar, Bill Haas, Phil Mickelson, Dustin Johnson, Bubba Watson, Rickie Fowler, Jimmy Walker and Jim Furyk.

International Team: Thongchai Jaidee, Jason Day, Anirban Lahiri, Branden Grace, Adam Scott, Louis Oosthuizen, Danny Lee, Sangmoon Bae, Steven Bowditch, Hideki Matsuyama, Marc Leishman and Charl Schwartzel.

Will Medlock graduated from UEA with a degree in Film and Television before completing a Masters in Sports Journalism at St Mary's in London. Will has had work published by The Independent and the Rugby Paper.