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Internationals all fancy Presidents Cup crack at US captain Woods

Melbourne (AFP) – Every member of the Internationals team wants to take on Tiger Woods at the Presidents Cup, with assistant captain Geoff Ogilvy suggesting Australians Marc Leishman, Cameron Smith and former number one Jason Day are frontrunners.

Woods will be playing captain when he leads a star-studded United States against the Internationals skippered by Ernie Els in the biennial team match-play showdown at Royal Melbourne from December 12-15………………Read More

Woods headed for Presidents Cup after Zozo victory

CHIBA, Japan (Reuters) – Tiger Woods’ victory at the Zozo Championship on Monday made all but certain his appearance in one global golf event and boosted his chances of competing in another.

Woods will captain the American side at December’s Presidents Cup in Australia, and even before winning at Narashino Country Club had been widely expected to choose himself as one of his four captain’s picks to join the eight automatic qualifiers on the team…………….Read More

McIlroy: Koepka ‘wasn’t wrong’ when he said we’re not rivals

Rory McIlroy admitted Brooks Koepka had a point when the world number one said he did not view the Northern Irishman as a rival, but did not appreciate being reminded about his major drought.

Last week Koepka, winner of four majors over the past two years, dismissed the notion of McIlroy being one of his nearest challengers for golf’s biggest prizes……………..Read More

Lanto Griffin saves par on last hole to win Houston Open

HUMBLE, Texas (AP) — Six feet away from his first PGA Tour victory, Lanto Griffinnever felt calmer.

It was only after his par putt fell into the middle of the cup Sunday in the Houston Open that the 31-year-old Griffin struggle to contain so many emotions……………….Read More