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Tiger Watch: Woods’ Quiet Day Turns Busy As He Clinches Cup

Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 October 2013 00:16 Wednesday, 09 October 2013 00:05

Tiger Woods

Canadian Press

Rusty Miller

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Nobody figured that Tiger Woods, bad back and all, would have to hit a meaningful shot on Sunday at the Presidents Cup.

The International side made sure he had to.

Woods took the lead over the unheralded Richard Sterne with a par at the 16th hole and then had to lag a long birdie putt to within a foot to clinch the United States' fifth consecutive Presidents Cup victory, 18½-15 ½ over the International side.

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Americans Make 5 in a Row at Presidents Cup

Last Updated on Monday, 07 October 2013 00:41 Monday, 07 October 2013 00:30

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Canadian Press

Doug Ferguson

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Fred Couples, the coolest guy in golf, never really looked that way until he stood on the edge of the 18th fairway Sunday and saw everything going his way.

The Americans needed only one more point to win the Presidents Cup.

And there was Tiger Woods, who has a history of delivering the winning point, in the middle of the fairway at Muirfield Village, where he has won a record five times.

The Presidents Cup ended just the way it always does.

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His Team Lost, But DeLaet Hit 2 Magical Shots

Last Updated on Monday, 07 October 2013 08:42 Sunday, 06 October 2013 23:59

Graham DeLaet

Canadian Press

Rusty Miller

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — His team may have lost, but Graham DeLaet won a lot of admirers.

The Canadian made a lot of friends and headlines with his play in the Presidents Cup at Muirfield Village.

DeLaet (pronounced duh-LET), who grew up in Saskatchewan and now lives in that well-known golf destination of Boise, Idaho, led the International side with 3 1/2 points after posting a 3-1-1 record.

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Presidents Cup Can Do Without the Comparisons

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 October 2013 05:28 Wednesday, 02 October 2013 05:24

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Canadian Press

Doug Ferguson

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — The Presidents Cup is a lot like The Players Championship. No one really talks about it until it's time to play. And too much time is spent comparing it with something it will never be instead of enjoying it for what it is.

At least no one can joke the Presidents Cup is match play between the United States and Florida.

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Nicklaus Holds Court Prior to Presidents Cup

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 October 2013 05:23 Wednesday, 02 October 2013 05:20

Jack Nicklaus

Canadian Press

Rusty Miller

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Even though he doesn't have an official title at the Presidents Cup, Jack Nicklaus remains a presence.

Fred Couples, captain of the U.S. side, put it all into perspective.

"We know who's in charge," he said. "Jack Nicklaus."

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