The winning point for Tiger Woods. A perfect record for Jim Furyk. And validation for U.S. captain Fred Couples. The Americans won the Presidents Cup as a team, 19-15, avenging their worst loss ever in any cup competition 13 years ago.
With the restrictions stemming from the lockout, Bobcats owner Michael Jordan will not go to Australia to be an assistant captain for the U.S. team at the Presidents Cup.
Circle Nov. 17-20 on your must-see-TV calendar. That is when the Presidents Cup is to be played at Royal Melbourne. Thanks to Greg Norman going boxing weigh-in with his Tiger taunts, that golf tourney just got a whole lot more interesting.
Coming into this weekend Bill Haas was a long shot to win the FedEx Cup; but after 4 rounds in the 60’s and winning the TOUR Championship in a playoff, Haas is walking away with $11.4 million.
Keegan Bradley loves the Atlanta area. Bradley is leading the TOUR Championship after the first round with a 6 under 64.
Who will Fred Couples select for final spot on the Presidents Cup Team? As we head into the TOUR Championship the first 11 members are already selected and Couples will watch the four rounds and then make his decision.
It’s not quite the “fifth major” for Justin Rose, though it’s a big deal. He spent last week at the “J.R. Challenge,” named after himself and involving seven of his best friends from childhood who meet each year for a week of golf.
Jim Furyk and Geoff Ogilvy will have to play some of their best golf in hopes of advancing to the Tour Championship and being selected to play in the Presidents Cup.