The Presidents Cups takes place this week at Royal Melbourne in Australia. Tiger woods emphatically won his game, securing his teams only victory in the four-balls session. The International team established a healthy lead at Royal Melbourne, Australia leading 4-1.
The USA is defending Presidents Cup champion and has won 10 of the previous 12 events since its inception in 1994.
Woods, the 15-time major champion still has plenty of belief that his team can produce the goods come back against Ernie Els’ side, which features the cream of players outside Europe.
This is a long four days. I mean, we have to go earn this Cup. Just because we lost the session doesn’t mean the Cup’s over. There’s a long way to go. A lot of points available. The guys will regroup and we’ll come out tomorrow ready to go.”Tiger Woods
International captain Ernie Els was beaming about his teams great start to the event:
This is an unbelievable start. We haven’t had a start like this for many years. It’s really nice to have some points on the board. There were a lot of tight matches and a lot of crucial putts, and great golf shots.”
Pairings for day two’s foursomes
Dustin Johnson and Matt Kuchar v Louis Oosthuizen and Adam Scott
Patrick Cantlay and Xander Schauffele v Adam Hadwin and Joaquin Niemann
Patrick Reed and Webb Simpson v Marc Leishman and Abraham Ancer
Tiger Woods and Justin Thomas v Hideki Matsuyama and Ben An
Gary Woodland and Rickie Fowler v Sungjae Im and Cam Smith
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