Archives for: September 2007

Mike Weir beats Tiger Woods in Presidents Cup

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MONTREAL - Mike Weir did today what few have done: Survive a Tiger Woods comeback. Trailing by one stroke with two holes to play, Weir held on to beat Woods 1-up in what was today's most highly anticipated match-up. Woods was down by as many as thr… more »

The United States wins Presidents Cup

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MONTREAL - The United States has won the 2007 Presidents Cup today, after Stewart Cink clinched it by beating Nick O'Hern 6 and 4. It is the first time the Americans have won the Presidents Cup outside the U.S. Earlier, Phil Mickelson bested Vijay… more »

Phil Mickelson has Vijay Singh for lunch

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MONTREAL - Phil Mickelson has put the first point on the board today for the American side at the Presidents Cup with a romp over Vijay Singh, 5 and 4. This could have been a real battle. Instead, Vijay left his game at home. Lefty had his way with th… more »

Presidents Cup: The four other matches you should be following

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MONTREAL - Driving into the Presidents Cup today, I saw a sign outside a cheap hotel that read, simply, 'Go Mike'. There's probably scores of those signs all over the place here today, because the biggest story in Canada is Mike Weir's match-up again… more »

Americans have Presidents Cup nearly locked

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MONTREAL - Day No. 3 at the Presidents Cup was like someone with split personality disorder. The morning foresomes saw an American romp, as Capt. Jack's boys took all five matches against the sons of Player. A lot of those matches weren't even clo… more »

Tiger Woods/Mike Weir match-up a Presidents Cup cop-out

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MONTREAL - The captains of the two Presidents Cup teams took the easy way out today and chose local favorite Mike Weir to go against Tiger Woods in tomorrow's singles match-ups. It's been the match everyone's been talking about all week, the two bigge… more »

Tough for Gary Player to spin terrible International play Saturday morning

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MONTREAL - Ernie Els hasn't done anything this week for the International Team at the Presidents Cup. This was pointed out to International Captain Gary Player on Friday. Player laughed and said, "Well, I don't know. I think he hit some wonderful shot… more »

Woody Austin: Dedicated or self serving?

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MONTREAL - Woody Austin's little swim in the lateral water hazard on No. 14 Friday was the talk of the Presidents Cup. It did make for hilarious viewing, on a day when there was little to smile about if you were an American golf fan. But to me, it sma… more »

Letter to Gary Player: It's time to put Rory Sabbatini up against Tiger Woods

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MONTREAL Dear Gary, As your fellow countryman (I was born in Durban, South Africa), I feel I can reach out to you and and make a small request. I know the legions of Canadians here at the Presidents Cup are talking about a Mike Weir/Tiger Woods… more »

Presidents Cup: Big day for International Team in Montreal

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MONTREAL - A bunker shot Friday shifted the momentum of the 2007 Presidents Cup, and when the day was finished, Jack Nicklaus' American Team seemed battered and bruised, even as it clung to a two point lead over the International Team. Vijay Singh hol… more »

Americans take first point at Presidents Cup

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The Americans have drawn first blood in the Presidents Cup in Montreal. The duo of Steve Stricker and Hunter Mahan beat Adam Scott and Geoff Ogilvy 3 and 2 in today's opening foursomes, with Stricker holing out the winning putt from 10 feet on No. 16.… more »