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Topic - Matt Kuchar
Tiger Woods had a birdie putt on every hole and made 10 of them Friday to tie his own course record at Sherwood and take a three-shot lead in the World Challenge.
Zach Johnson birdied four of the par 5s and shot a 5-under 67 to take a one-shot lead Thursday over Matt Kuchar in the World Challenge.
Representing the United States for the first time and making his first trip to Australia, Kevin Streelman wasn't over-awed by a tough Royal Melbourne golf course on Thursday.
On current form and on a very familiar golf course, the two top-ranked players in the World Cup _ Adam Scott and Matt Kuchar _ are heavy favorites for individual honors when play begins Thursday at Royal Melbourne.
The World Cup of Golf begins Thursday at Royal Melbourne with 25 two-man teams and eight to 10 individual golfers vying for $8 million in prize money.
Farmers Insurance stepped in at the last minute in 2010 when the PGA Tour event at Torrey Pines risked going without a sponsor.
Consider a couple of scenes from the golf world this year, with emphasis on "world."
Even with the PGA Tour starting a new season in October, and big golf being played around the world, Tiger Woods said he was pleasantly surprised to draw another big cast of stars to his holiday tournament in California.
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.
When another long day ended at Muirfield Village, the Americans were assured of the lead going into the final round of singles matches.
Capsules of the Sunday matches at the Presidents Cup:
Two things could be counted on for a Presidents Cup at Muirfield Village _ rain and the Americans in control.
Capsules on the foursomes matches Friday and Saturday morning at the Presidents Cup, and fourballs matches Saturday:
The Americans are assured of being in the lead going into the final round of the rain-plagued Presidents Cup.
Another rain delay cut short some exceptional golf Friday in the Presidents Cup.
Kuchar said he wasn't disappointed with his score.
"The back side today, certainly 16, 18, are really tough holes," Kuchar said. "I was not able to finish those off as well as I would like to have today, but even par is not a bad score."