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    Presidents Cup

    Anyone watching?

    Could well be a record score in coming, USA lead 11.5 to 2.5 before the 4balls tonight, if they win all 4 theyll have won before the singles even start!

    Looked a scary good US team on paper and proving to be so in reality, 11 of the 12 played in the 30 man field at the Tour champs last week with only Lefty missing out and hes been brilliant this week so far

    If they travel well gonna be one helluva challenge for the Europeans in France next year!
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    Re: Presidents Cup

    I'm watching but it's so one-sided I'm struggling to muster much enthusiasm. Internationals really need to sweep this session to retain any interest tomorrow but there's probably more chance of the yanks doing it and clinching the cup tonight!
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    Re: Presidents Cup

    Carnage...
    A bit Old School, Taylor Made Woods & Ping Irons! Jetspeeds and i25s
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    Somedays they behave, others less so!
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    Re: Presidents Cup

    Quote Originally Posted by FairwayDodger View Post
    I'm watching but it's so one-sided I'm struggling to muster much enthusiasm. Internationals really need to sweep this session to retain any interest tomorrow but there's probably more chance of the yanks doing it and clinching the cup tonight!
    yep shame its so one sided, i watched last nights session and some of the play, especially from the US was just stunning
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    Re: Presidents Cup

    Still has that forced exhibition feel about it and none of then intensitity that you get with the Ryder Cup - and it seems they are watching too many of the US Solhiem Cup Lady celebrations with those celebrations - Mickelson and Kisner the crowning glory of embarrassment

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    Re: Presidents Cup

    Quote Originally Posted by Liverpoolphil View Post
    Still has that forced exhibition feel about it and none of then intensitity that you get with the Ryder Cup
    I think that's largely down to the lack of a contest, think it'd be different if it was closer.
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    Quote Originally Posted by FairwayDodger View Post
    I think that's largely down to the lack of a contest, think it'd be different if it was closer.
    Think last time it was close and when they drew it still had that same feel - itís hard to force the intensity and itís the same every time I have watched - there just isnít a rivalry there

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    Re: Presidents Cup

    Quote Originally Posted by fundy View Post
    Anyone watching?

    Could well be a record score in coming, USA lead 11.5 to 2.5 before the 4balls tonight, if they win all 4 theyll have won before the singles even start!

    Looked a scary good US team on paper and proving to be so in reality, 11 of the 12 played in the 30 man field at the Tour champs last week with only Lefty missing out and hes been brilliant this week so far

    If they travel well gonna be one helluva challenge for the Europeans in France next year!
    A one sided exhibition match to be honest and to be honest, the international side look outclassed and disinterested. Not strong enough to challenge a US side that even today would in my opinion beat the Europeans in the RC let alone once the cream rises to the top for next year

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    Re: Presidents Cup

    Quote Originally Posted by Liverpoolphil View Post
    Think last time it was close and when they drew it still had that same feel - itís hard to force the intensity and itís the same every time I have watched - there just isnít a rivalry there
    Mainly 'cos the USA always win. Ryder cup only came to life when Europe started winning.
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    Re: Presidents Cup

    And now another golf rules fiasco to liven up proceedings....
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