19: Not majors, but Tiger Woods' Presidents & Ryder Cup partners
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19: Not majors, but Tiger Woods’ Presidents & Ryder Cup partners

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Tiger Woods will play on Thursday with the 19th partner his team-match career when he tees off with Matt Kuchar in a fourball match in the opening session of the Presidents Cup.

Kuchar is the 10th player to team with Woods in the Presidents Cup, in which Woods has a record-sharing 20 wins in his seven previous appearances in the biennial match pitting the United States against any country outside of Europe.


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Here's a look at Woods record with every partner he has ever had in the Presidents and Ryder Cups.

PlayerYearsEventRecord
Mark O'Meara1997RC1-2-0
Justin Leonard1997RC0-0-1
Justin Leonard1998PC0-1-0
John Huston1998PC0-1-0
Tom Lehman1999RC0-1-0
David Duval1999RC0-1-0
Steve Pate1999RC1-1-0
Notah Begay III2000PC2-2-0
Paul Azinger2002RC0-1-0
Mark Calcavecchia2002RC0-1-0
Phil Mickelson2004RC0-2-0
Chris Riley2004RC1-0-0
Jim Furyk2006RC2-2-0
David Toms2007PC1-0-0
Steve Stricker2009PC4-1-0
Dustin Johnson2011PC1-2-0
Fred Couples1998, 2005PC1-2-0
Davis Love III2002, 2004RC3-0-0
Charles Howell III2003, 2007PC3-2-0
Jim Furyk2005, 2007PC3-1-1
Steve Stricker2010, 2012RC3-3-0

In the Presidents Cup, Woods is only undefeated with David Toms, with whom he played one match in 2007 at Royal Montreal. He has a winning record with only three other players: Steve Stricker (4-1 in 2009), Charles Howell III (3-2-0 split between 2003, 2007) and Jim Furyk (3-1-1 split between 2005, 2007).

By comparison, Phil Mickelson has been on American teams since 1995 and has 19 different partners, too.

Corey Pavin
Jay Haas
Davis Love III
Tom Lehman
David Duval
Jim Furyk
David Toms
Tiger Woods
Chris DiMarco
Anthony Kim
Hunter Mahan
Keegan Bradley
Dustin Johnson
Rickie Fowler
Fred Funk
Woody Austin
Hunter Mahan
Justin Leonard
Sean O'Hair

Ernie Els, who has been a part of almost every Presidents Cup, has had nine:

Mark McNulty
Greg Norman
Vijay Singh
Nick Price
Tim Clark
Adam Scott
Angel Cabrera
Mike Weir
Ryo Ishikawa

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