The Internationals lead the Americans 4-1 after Day 1 of the Presidents Cup to hold their first advantage after a session in the team competition since 2005.
The best players for Ernie Els' side showed up Thursday. With the help from their rookie partners, Louis Oosthuizen, Hideki Matsuyama, and Adam Scott all earned a full point for the Internationals. Oosthuizen and Abraham Ancer stunned Dustin Johnson and Gary Woodland with a 4-and-3 victory.
Here's the scoreboard from Day 1:
|4 & 3||Marc Leishman
|1 UP||Adam Hadwin
|2 & 1||Adam Scott
Byeong Hun An
|1 UP||Hideki Matsuyama
|4 & 3||Abraham Ancer
*Winning pair in bold
The format switches to foursomes (alternate shot) for Friday's session.