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Royal Montreal wins another shot at Presidents Cup

2024 edition will return to storied Canadian club, site of the Americans’ 2007 victory in a historically one-sided match

Announced: By the PGA Tour on Monday, that the 2024 Presidents Cup will be played at Royal Montreal Golf Club. The Canadian course was the site of the 2007 Presidents Cup, when the U.S. team, led by Jack Nicklaus, defeated the Internationals, captained by Gary Player. Dates for the 2024 matches were not set. Royal Montreal, founded in 1873, is the oldest golf club in North America. The Blue Course, a Dick Wilson design that was updated by Rees Jones in 2004-05. Royal Montreal played host to the inaugural Canadian Open in 1904 and has hosted the national championship, part of the PGA Tour, on 10 occasions, most recently in 2014. The U.S. leads the biennial Presidents Cup, 11-1-1. The event, which was played in even-numbered years from its inception in 1994 through 2000, moved to odd-numbered years when the 2001 Ryder Cup was postponed for a year because of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. When the global coronavirus pandemic prompted the PGA of America and the European Tour to postpone this year’s Ryder Cup to 2021, the Presidents Cup returned to even-numbered years on the calendar.

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