2011 Presidents Cup Report Card

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Jim Furyk: A+ Record: 5–0 Suddenly making putts, his 21 birdies led all players; was singlehandedly The Difference.
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Bill Haas: C Record: 1-3-1 Took 4 of 5 matches to 18th hole, made solid contribution.
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Dustin Johnson: F Record: 0-4-1 Hard to imagine him ever contending at Masters after his short game flaws badly exposed.
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Matt Kuchar: B- Record: 1-3-1 Extra credit for team-room role--dethroned Phil as king of Ping Pong, trash talk. Priceless.
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Hunter Mahan: A Record: 4–1 Great swing, great showing--why he doesn’t win three times a year?
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Phil Mickelson: B+ Record: 3–1-0 Holed enough long putts with Furyk to atone for god-awful singles showing.
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Webb Simpson: A- Record: 3–2-0 Tougher than he looks; he’s America’s new best golfer.
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Steve Stricker: B Record: 2–2-0 Shook off injury and rust, showed Aussies the power of cheese.
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David Toms: A- Record: 3–1-0 Did he even miss a fairway? You can take this guy anywhere.
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Nick Watney: A Record: 2-1-1 Watney turned around crucial singles match that stemmed Internationals’ charge.
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Bubba Watson: B Record: 3-2-0 Until he ran out of gas near end, was most passionate and dynamic player on team.
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Tiger Woods: B+ Record: 2-3-0 Resembled Tiger of old; shaping shots again and, in singles, holing putts. Look out in ’12.
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Fred Couples: A- Shades of Zinger: A players’ captain who pushes all the right buttons all the time.
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Robert Allenby: F Record: 0-4-0 Sorry, Shark, match play key is putting, not local knowledge. You chose ... poorly.
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Aaron Baddeley: C Record: 1-3-1 Some big putts but RMGC too much golf course for an iffy ballstriker.
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K.J. Choi: B+ Record: 3–2-0 Team’s Mr. Steady played well but lost key singles match Internationals HAD to have.
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Jason Day: D- Record: 1-3-1 Biggest disappointment of week; couldn’t play in wind or out of rough. Wow.
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Ernie Els: D+ Record: 1–4-0 Not much help from partners; plus, the putter is absolutely killing him.
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Retief Goosen: B Record: 3–2-0 Missed amazing number of short putts for a guy who won three matches.
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Ryo Ishikawa: A- Record: 2–2-0 Hit poorly first two sessions, then rose to occasion with big finish—terrific clutch putter.
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K.T. Kim: A Record: 2–2-0 Biggest surprise of Cup; gets A for must-win singles opener against U.S. top gun Simpson.
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Geoff Ogilvy: A- Record: 3-1-1 Only Aussie with winning record; maybe it was that old-school mustache.
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Charl Schwartzel: A- Record: 3-1-1 Never seemed comfortable with his game yet earned 3.5 points.
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Adam Scott: B Record: 2–3-0 Played better than record shows; pairing with Ogilvy might’ve been better.
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Y.E. Yang: C- Record: 1–3-0 Wore out his collection of hybrids, couldn’t get it going with Kim as partner.
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Greg Norman: C+ Scored big in diplomacy, sportsmanship but did he outsmart himself with too-difficult course setup?