But the International side still hold a three-point advantage.
This is Ernie Els' chance to finally get one over golfing nemesis Tiger Woods.
They lead 4-1 after day one at Royal Melbourne.
The Australian golf ace hasn't won the trophy in eight attempts.
Fred Couples believes the Presidents Cup will show Woods' leadership come to the fore.
The Kiwi golfer carded a final-round even-par 71 in Sydney.
The young Kiwi will start the final round five shots off the lead.
The Masters champion sits two shots off the lead at his own tournament.