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2019 Presidents Cup

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9 minutes ago, 70sSanO said:

I don’t think these Cup tournaments mean that much to the US or it’s fans.  The selection process is not really made on who fits the links courses best.  You don’t need the length when you need to hit short and bounce it onto the green.  And we have no clue how to read and putt these greens.

FWIW this isn't a links course.

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Okay, I officially take back everything I ever said about Patrick Reed and am now rooting for him to win us some points.

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1 minute ago, JetFan1983 said:

Okay, I officially take back everything I ever said about Patrick Reed and am now rooting for him to win us some points.

Because they're trailing or because he did something else?

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3 minutes ago, iacas said:

Because they're trailing or because he did something else?

Because I’m a sellout who loves America.

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Colour me impressed that the Internationals are leading 4-1 at the end of the first day.  And more so that Tiger was the only one of the Americans to put up a proper fight.  Should be an interesting tournament.  I reckon the Internationals have just enough in the tank to win, especially given the 3 point lead they enjoy.

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37 minutes ago, pganapathy said:

 And more so that Tiger was the only one of the Americans to put up a proper fight.

Not really accurate. Most of the matches were pretty close.

Not DJ/Woodland.

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Louis and that damn putter....And Fowler missing a 5’?  Not looking good.....

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Just now, jmanbooyaa said:

Have we forgotten how to make putts? This is not looking too good right now. 

That and they're not really putting themselves in the best spots to make putts. When you're 14' above the hole and your opponents are 9' from somewhere below the hole… advantage them, all the time, to the tune of 20+%.

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I’ve got to wonder if the results would be different if the captain was completely focused on leading the team, rather than trying to play as well.

 

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Just now, David in FL said:

I’ve got to wonder if the results would be different if the captain was completely focused on leading the team, rather than trying to play as well.

 

You may have a point. 

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