MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Americans have set off in their bid to win a fourth straight Presidents Cup in gorgeous weather and before a massive gallery at Royal Melbourne.
Even with Tiger Woods winning only one point, the Americans had a 13-9 lead over the International team going into the 12 singles matches. They need to win five of them to keep the cup.READ MORE: WATCH LIVE: Westchester Police Departments Travel To Harlem In Tribute To Fallen NYPD Officer Jason Rivera
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The feature matches are Phil Mickelson against Adam Scott — Mickelson doesn’t like caddie Steve Williams, either — and Woods facing Aaron Baddeley.MORE NEWS: Lashawn McNeil, Suspect In Deadly Harlem Police Shooting, Was On Probation, Had 5 Prior Arrests
An International win would match the largest comeback in any team competition. The Americans also came from four points down to win the 1999 Ryder Cup.