A Unites States team teetering on the brink of rendering Sunday’s singles largely immaterial played its way back into contention in afternoon foursomes in the Presidents Cup at Royal Melbourne on Saturday.
Phil Mickelson’s stretch of consecutive weeks in the top 50 of the World Ranking could end this week at the CJ Cup after nearly 26 years. Yet that’s not the only decades-long run that he might see snapped in the near future.
Ernie Els is still a few weeks away from revealing the final four members of his International Presidents Cup team that will compete at Royal Melbourne in December, but the South African offered some insight on Tuesday as to which way he might be leaning with his captain’s picks.
Captain Tiger Woods will turn to his No.1-ranked player Brooks Koepka to bring both fire and ice as Team USA seek to continue their Presidents Cup dominance at Royal Melbourne Golf Club from December 12.