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Asian Stars Aligning

Like his predecessor, Ernie Els, Trevor Immelman, the new International Team captain, believes the stars from Asia can align in perfect symmetry as he begins to plot his strategy for next year’s Presidents Cup.

Asia was well represented in the last International Team with Japanese star Hideki Matsuyama, South Korean duo Byeong Hun An and Sungjae Im, Chinese Taipei’s C.T. Pan and Haotong Li of Mainland China featuring prominently. Im emerged as one of the heroes with 3.5 points from his five matches.

“I was impressed. You just have to look at the young rookies, and a man in his early 20s, Sungjae Im; when it mattered, he went out against those players and performed brilliantly,” said Immelman. “I do honestly believe that he has an opportunity to become one of the greatest golfers in the world.”

Sungjae Im

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