Ernie Els went with a mix of experience and youth when he selected veterans Jason Day Adam Hadwin to go along with young rising stars Sungjae Im and Joaquin Niemann.

The Presidents Cup is a series of men's golf matches between a team representing the United States and an International Team representing the rest of the world minus Europe.Europe competes against the United States in a similar but considerably older event, the Ryder Cup.. Sheets database as he grinded over who his four captain's picks should be.

An obvious choice and a relative surprise highlighted Ernie Els' at-large picks for next month's Presidents Cup as the International team captain rounded out his 12-man squad Wednesday night. The top 8 players in the International Presidents Cup points standings are set. Still, some deserving players got left behind. Along with the man in the mirror, Woods chose Tony Finau, who will make his Presidents Cup … Woods, the American team captain, had four discretionary picks to complete his 12-player team. MORE: Captain Ernie Els will pick the remaining four the week of Nov. 4. Both teams for the 2019 Presidents Cup are complete following the announcement of the captain’s picks last week.

International Team captain Ernie Els will hope that having four picks at his disposal will help him build a side capable of winning the Presidents Cup for the first time since 1998.

The 13 th edition of the Presidents Cup will be held at Royal Melbourne in Australia Dec. 9-15. With the Presidents Cup a little over a month away, this week the rosters for both teams will be finalized with four captain’s picks each.

Tiger Woods, captain of Team USA, will make his four picks on Thursday night. The United States have won eight of the last nine matches, with one tie, which came back in 2003.

The International captain’s picks are in for the 2019 Presidents Cup. Ernie Els filled out his International team already loaded with newcomers by choosing two more Presidents Cup rookies with his captain's picks Wednesday night. The Presidents Cup has been held biennially since 1994.