Final Day of the Presidents Cup
Tiger Woods with former President George H. W. Bush on Sunday.
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Gary Player, left, and Jack Nicklaus, captains of the U.S. and International teams. "Our mission was to come out and give golf a great boost to this country," Player said. "I've never seen more enthusiasm in the gallery. Our guys can hold their head up high."
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Angel Cabrera won his match against Woody Austin, 2 and 1.
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Rory Sabbatini lost his match to Scott Verplank, 2 and 1.
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Els missed a birdie putt on the first green and struggled early. He was 3 down after six holes but rallied to win, 2 up.
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Despite leading for most of the afternoon, Lucas Glover lost his match to Ernie Els.
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Singh won the first hole of the match, but Mickelson took the lead on No. 3 and never lost it.
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Fans of the U.S. team showed their pride at the Royal Montreal Golf Club.
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Stewart Cink was congratulated by Nicklaus. Cink birdied seven of his first eight holes and defeated Nick O'Hern, 6 and 4, to clinch the Cup for the Americans.
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In a nod to his fall in the water Friday, Woody Austin sported a pair of goggles as he walked down the 14th fairway.
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Weir birdied the 17th to square the match and won it on the 18th. For the fans in Montreal, it was the most important result of the day.
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Phil Mickelson won his singles match against Vijay Singh, 5 and 4.
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Woods stormed back and was 1 up after 16 holes, but he faltered on the 17th and 18th.
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Woods took on Mike Weir in front of a partisan Canadian crowd on Sunday. The International team had little chance of overcoming a huge deficit, so this match became the day's main event. Weir jumped out to a lead and was 3 up through 10 holes.
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"Scott Verplank was my rock," Nicklaus said. "He won four matches during the match, and of course Phil played great and Stewart Cink played great. That's what we needed."
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