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Hadwin ready for Presidents Cup

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TSN Senior Reporter


Adam Hadwin has been preparing as best he can to help the underdog International team at this week’s Presidents Cup. But there’s one thing that he simply can’t plan for and that’s a potential matchup with Tiger Woods.

“I’m sure it would make me poop myself and I’m sure it would jack me up,” said Hadwin of a possible matchup with the 15-time major winner who will serve as a playing captain for the American side.

Of course that potential match is a long way off and may not even come to be. Even so, there are still 11 other heavyweights on the American team to worry about.

Hadwin is hoping he can play a part in ending the lopsided record of the biennial event, which has seen the U.S. side win 10 of the 12 editions – including the last seven. Just before heading to Australia, he pronounced his game ready to go.

“I feel good, not too dissimilar to how I felt the last few months,” he said. “I think my game is in a good spot in order to contribute to the team.”

Hadwin was one of four captain’s picks made by Ernie Els in November. A consistent 2018-19 season followed by a hot start to the new PGA Tour season made him a good addition to the International side. The fact that he’s one of the game’s best putters and that he played on the team two years ago........