The Americans won the
With most of the work already done, a dominant U.S. team needed only one point from the 12 singles matches Sunday.
Berger wound up winning his match, and the celebration was on.
''This is a juggernaut of a U.S. team,'' said Nick Price, in his third and final stint of the International captain, all of them losses. ''They're an overpowering team that played some phenomenal golf. It was tough to watch, especially being on the receiving end. #2019;'
The Americans had an 11-point lead going into Sunday. All that remained was the margin of victory, and to see if they could become the first team to win all five sessions in the Presidents Cup.
That was the motivation from U.S. captain
So thorough was this beating that Chappell and
Instead, the clinching match fell to Berger, who had told Sky Sports in an interview Saturday, ''Our goal from the minute we got here was to crush them as bad as we can. I hope that we close them out today and we go out there tomorrow and beat them even worse. #x2019.'
Berger won his match on the 17th green with the Americans who had finished gathered around and ready to start their party. Hoffman ran over and sprayed Berger with champagne, and Berger took a swig from the bottle before handing it over to Stricker for a quick guzzle.
''They came in here riding a ton of momentum and a ton of confidence,'' Stricker said. ''It was about getting out of their way. #2019;'
The Americans have a 10-1-1 record in the Presidents Cup. The only loss was at Royal Melbourne in 1998, which ended just 12 days before Christmas. The matches return to Australia in two years for another pre-Christmas test for the Americans.
Dunne captures British
Paul Dunne of Ireland shot a nine-under 61 to hold off
McIlroy shot a 63 to finish three shots behind Dunn, who completed the four rounds at the Close House Golf Club in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England, at 20-under 260.
Henderson claims New Zealand Open title
Brooke Henderson won the weather-delayed New Zealand Women's Open on Monday, finishing off a three-under 69 for a five-stroke victory.
The 20-year-old Canadian led by four shots after six holes when the final round was suspended Sunday after a day of heavy rain, high wind and threatened lightning strikes. She returned Monday morning to the Windross Farm course east of Auckland and easily held off China's Jing Yan for her second
Henderson finished at 17-under 271. She also won the Meijer
Yan shot a 71. South Korea's Hee Young Park was third at 11 under after a 69. New Zealand star Lydia Ko closed with a 75 to tie for 22nd at 5 under.
Web.Com Tour Championship postponed
Heavy rain Sunday postponed the final round of the Web.com Tour Championship at Atlantic Beach Country Club until Monday.
Five-time PGA Tour winner