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14th November 2011, 03:12 PM
The Presidents Cup kicks off on November 17th at the Royal Melbourne Golf Club in Victoria. A preview of the Presidents Cup can be viewed here:


16th November 2011, 02:37 PM
Below are the opening day pairings for the foursomes matches. The last match will be intruiging, with Adam Scott and caddie Steve Williams (Tiger's former caddie) going head to head with Tiger Woods.

Bubba Watson-Webb Simpson (USA) vs Ernie Els (RSA)-Ryo Ishikawa (JPN)

Bill Haas-Nick Watney (USA) vs Geoff Ogilvy (AUS)-Charl Schwartzel (RSA)

Dustin Johnson-Matt Kuchar (USA) vs Aaron Baddeley (AUS)-Jason Day (AUS)

Phil Mickelson-Jim Furyk (USA) vs Retief Goosen (RSA)-Robert Allenby (AUS)

Hunter Mahan-David Toms (USA) vs Kim Kyung-Tae (KOR)-Y.E. Yang (KOR)

Tiger Woods-Steve Stricker (USA) vs Adam Scott (AUS)-K.J. Choi (KOR)

To summarise from the article above, in foursomes matches, golfers compete in teams of two, using one ball, and take alternate shots until the hole is completed. Team members also take turns in teeing off on each hole.

17th November 2011, 07:14 PM
Here are the pairings for the Friday four-ball session. The U.S. hold a 4-2 lead over the International team.

MATCH 1 – Bubba Watson-Webb Simpson, U.S. vs. Ernie Els-Ryo Ishikawa, International

MATCH 2 – Jason Day-Aaron Baddeley, International vs. Tiger Woods-Dustin Johnson, U.S.

MATCH 3 – Phil Mickelson-Jim Furyk, U.S. vs. Adam Scott-K.T. Kim, International

MATCH 4 – Geoff Ogilvy-K.J. Choi, International vs. Bill Haas-Nick Watney, U.S.

MATCH 5 – Steve Stricker-Matt Kuchar, U.S. vs. Y.E. Yang-Robert Allenby, International

MATCH 6 – Charl Schwartzel-Retief Goosen, International vs. Hunter Mahan-David Toms