World number one Woods edged 41st-ranked Richard Sterne of South Africa 1 up to secure the trophy, boosting the Americans to 8-1-1 in the overall rivalry with their fifth win in a row.
Olympics-bound Indian boxer L Devendro Singh continued his fine form at the International Republic of Kazakhstan President's Cup by entering the finals with a thrilling win in the last-four stage in Almaty.
Tiger Woods believes his game is coming together after a brilliant singles victory that handed the United States their seventh triumph in The Presidents Cup over the Internationals.
Tiger Woods made the first move, reaching out to shake hands with his ex-caddie, that went a long way toward dousing the endless chatter over their acrimonious breakup.
Tiger Woods will face Adam Scott in an intriguing match-up on the opening day of the Presidents Cup two weeks after a racial slur aimed at the American by the Australian's caddie.
Bill Haas got another big payoff on Tuesday when he was picked for the US team at the Presidents Cup. US captain Fred Couples used his two picks on Tuesday on Tiger Woods and Haas, who won a sudden-death playoff to claim the Tour Championship for his first win of the year.
Australia's Aaron Baddeley came up just short of the playoff at the Tour Championship. Now he hopes that was good enough to earn a spot in the Presidents Cup.
Geoff Ogilvy is the big winner at the BMW Championships. Not actual tournament winner, that may have been Justin Rose, but by finishing third, Ogilvy not only played his way into next week's Tour Championship, he locked up a spot for the Presidents Cup in his hometown of Melbourne, Australia.
The next time Americans play on the road in the Presidents Cup, they will have not have to cross an ocean, just a border.