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Topic - Angel Cabrera
Adam Scott considers it the signature moment of his career, even if it wasn't the putt that made him the first Australian to win the Masters.
Trailing by four shots with 10 holes to play, Scott pulled ahead of his good friend Justin Rose for the first time with a 6-iron that settled inches from the cup on the par-5 17th for a tap-in eagle. Rose pulled his approach and had to settle for par.
The PGA Tour season gets underway this week at the Frys.com Open, the first time the tour has gone to a wraparound season. And while the field might not look that strong on paper, odds are that will change.
His team may have lost, but Graham DeLaet won a lot of admirers.
Capsules on the foursomes matches Friday and Saturday morning at the Presidents Cup, and fourballs matches Saturday:
They split two matches, then reluctantly took a break.
A rain delay of nearly three hours made fans a little more boisterous when play resumed Friday at the Presidents Cup.
Another rain delay cut short some exceptional golf Friday in the Presidents Cup.
The first tee at the Presidents Cup is equal parts fraternity kegger, sporting event, social gathering, choir practice and comedy club.
Capsules on the fourballs matches Thursday at the Presidents Cup:
Even though he doesn't have an official title at the Presidents Cup, Jack Nicklaus remains a presence.
Webb Simpson shot a 72 on Thursday that felt like a 64.
Rory McIlroy already was 5 over for his round and appeared headed to another short week in a major. He finished with four birdies on the last eight holes, including a 40-foot putt from off the green, and achieved a first in his PGA Tour career.
Two-time major champion Angel Cabrera has withdrawn from the PGA Championship because of an injured left wrist.
A capsule look at 20 players expected to contend in the PGA Championship Aug. 8-11 at Oak Hill Country Club (players listed in predicted order of finish):
"Even the American crowd was on our side," he said. "They were trying to get him to shut his mouth, and he did, and then got probably the biggest cheer of the week for us was when he rolled that putt in."
Angel Cabrera, withdrew because of a wrist injury after 11 holes, and Simpson said that helped in the wet weather by giving him more time between shots.