President Joe Biden accepts role as Honorary Chairman for 2022 Presidents Cup

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President Joe Biden will have a special role at the 2022 Presidents Cup at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Biden accepted an invitation to be the Honorary Chairman of the Presidents Cup, which is scheduled Sept. 20-25.

“We are thankful for President Biden’s acceptance of our invitation to serve as Honorary Chairman for the 2022 Presidents Cup with the event’s return to the United States,” PGA Tour Commissioner Jay Monahan said in a statement. “The Presidents Cup has a long-standing tradition of hosting world leaders, spanning several decades and many countries across all party lines, and the addition of President Biden to that list of men and women will help promote and grow the event worldwide and further our efforts in unifying people through the game of golf.”

Biden is a member at Wilmington Country Club in Wilmington, Delaware, host of this week’s BMW Championship, the second leg of the FedEx Cup Playoffs.

At the 2019 Presidents Cup, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison served in the role. Former U.S. Presidents Donald Trump, Barack Obama, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George H.W. Bush and Gerald Ford have also served as Honorary Chairman.

The U.S. Team has won 11 of the 13 Presidents Cups, and the only win by the International Team came at the 1998 event in Melbourne. A historic 17-17 tie came in 2003 when the event was held in South Africa.

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