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Tiger Woods and Matt Kuchar, United States, def. Louis Oosthuizen and Charl Schwartzel, International, 4 and 2.

In another excellent display of shots and putts, the Americans were 6-under through eight holes and still only had a 1-up lead. Oosthuizen and Schwartzel were up to the task, but it only took a couple of mistakes to give the Americans control. Oosthuizen missed a 5-foot par putt on the ninth as the Americans went 2 up. And after Woods went long of the par-3 12th green _ a certain bogey _ Oosthuizen hit 7-iron into the water and the Americans went 3-up by winning the hole with a bogey. They halved the next three holes, and the Americans were conceded birdie on the 16th.

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Adam Scott and Hideki Matsuyama, International, def. Jason Dufner and Zach Johnson, United States, 2 and 1.

Dufner and Johnson won both their foursomes matches at the Ryder Cup last year. They didn’t bring their best golf for Scott and Matsuyama. They conceded a birdie on the second hole. They lost the par-5 11th hole with a bogey when Dufner left a tough flop shot in the rough behind the green. The Internationals were 4 up through 11 holes when rain stopped play on Friday, and Dufner missed a 5-foot par putt Saturday morning to fall 5 down. The Americans birdied the next three holes to go 2 down with three to play. The next two holes were halved with pars, ending the match.

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SATURDAY FOURBALLS

UNITED STATES 4, INTERNATIONAL 1

Phil Mickelson and Keegan Bradley, United States, def. Ernie Els and Brendon de Jonge, International, 2 and 1.

Mickelson and Bradley got another roll, this time in the middle of the match. Els and de Jonge, coming off a foursomes win Friday, birdied five of the first seven holes and had a 2-up lead when Mickelson birdied the eight. That started a remarkable run of seven birdies in an eight-hole stretch that took them to a 2-up advantage. De Jonge fought back with a birdie on the 16th to close the gap to 1 down with two holes to play, but pars on the next hole ended the match.

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Jason Day and Graham DeLaet, International, def. Steve Stricker and Jordan Spieth, United States, 2 up.

Stricker and Spieth went 42 straight holes without trailing in this Presidents Cup. That ended on the par-3 eighth hole, when neither of them could make par and they fell 1 down. They never caught up, though this was one of the tightest matches in Saturday fourballs. Stricker got up-and-down on the par-5 15th for birdie to square the match with three holes to play. But on the next hole, DeLaet hit his tee shot to about 6 feet for birdie and a 1-up advantage. Going to the 18th, with the Americans needing birdie for the halve, Stricker hit into the right rough and couldn’t reach the green, and Spieth narrowly missed his 25-foot birdie attempt.

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Bill Haas and Webb Simpson, United States, def. Angel Cabrera and Branden Grace, International, 4 and 3.

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