Originally posted on Devil Ball Golf  |  Last updated 11/17/11
The great thing about the Presidents Cup is we get to see everyone play the first two days. Nobody sits before the weekend, so the captains must find the best pairings possible. We watched the Americans take a 4-2 lead after Thursday's foursomes, but how did the captain's pair the Friday four-balls? Look on. Match No. 1: Bubba Watson and Webb Simpson vs. Ernie Els and Ryo Ishikawa -- A rematch of Thursday that had the American rookies take Els and Ishikawa 4 and 2, but not for lack of good play. This International duo was 3-under through 16 holes, but just ran into the hottest team at Royal Melbourne. Match No. 2: Tiger Woods and Dustin Johnson vs. Jason Day and Aaron Baddeley -- For the first time since 2007, Tiger will not be playing with Stricker, but that's probably a good thing after that once successful team was handed the worst team loss in the history of the Presidents Cup. Match No. 3: Phil Mickelson and Jim Furyk vs. Adam Scott and K.T. Kim -- The American veterans were great
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