Originally posted on Devil Ball Golf  |  Last updated 11/17/11
Those pining for a new youth wave in the game of golf might need to reassess their perspective a bit. Phil Mickelson and Jim Furyk, golf's version of classic rock, are now 2-0 in their matches and looking like one of the go-to pairings for the U.S. team. Furyk and Mickelson beat Day 1 golden boy Adam Scott and Kyung-Tae Kim 2&1 to give the U.S. a 7-3 lead midway through the Friday matches. And it could have been much worse; Mickelson especially struggled all day long with the putter. (He and Furyk both switched back to the short stick after experimenting with a belly putter late in the season.) And, as is appropriate for a couple guys a lot closer to the Champions Tour than their college days, Furyk and Mickelson took a looooong time sizing up every single putt ... for all the good it did them. Still, sometimes you're good (as in Thursday, when Jim n' Mick barbecued Robert Allenby and Retief Goosen 4-3) and sometimes you're lucky. After halving the first two holes, the American...
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