renegadebusdallas.com
renegadebusdallas.com October 24, 2017


U.S. pummel Internationals in march toward Presidents Cup

01 October 2017, 12:41 | Kristopher Drake

U.S. pummel Internationals in march toward Presidents Cup

Man Accused of Vandalizing Greens at 4 Trump Golf Courses

The US took a big step towards to a seventh successive Presidents Cup win by taking an 8-2 lead at the halfway stage over the worldwide team. With the United States entering Saturday with a 8-2 edge over the Internationals, Steve Stricker's squad could conceivably win the Cup without needing the singles slate on Sunday.

The task won't be easy, though, as Spieth has never lost a foursomes match in the Presidents Cup (4-0-0).

The lone highlight of the Internationals day came from Adam Hadwin and Hideki Matsuyama who were able to avoid the whitewash by splitting the point with Patrick Reed and Jordan Spieth.

World Number 1 Johnson caught fire on the back 9 and wrapped up the match for the US on the 16th winning 3 & 2.

South African duo Branden Grace and Louis Oosthuizen secured the only contribution for the visitors, halving their match against Justin Thomas and Rickie Fowler.

The Americans have a 11 1/2-2 1/2 points lead on the International Team heading into Saturday afternoons quartet of four-ball (select ball) matches.

Needing to mount an early charge to battle back into contention, the global team instead got the day off to a foreboding start when Leishman sent his opening tee shot into the water in the alternate shot event handing Spieth and Reed a 1-up lead. It will take a total miracle from an global team that was already overwhelming underdogs before a ball was struck. A birdie on the par-3 16th by Kuchar and Johnson gave them a lead that the pair carried home with pars on the final two holes.

England's batting woes could be exploited again on Ashes tour of Australia
It is highly unlikely that the announcement of the England squad for the Ashes tour on Wednesday will give Australia's bowlers any sleepless nights.

It looked a little awkward, though Mickelson did slightly better than when he cropped most of his face out of a selfie he took during the opening ceremony with the last three USA presidents.

The U.S. have won nine of 11 Presidents Cups, including the last six from the worldwide team, comprised of players from the rest of the world except Europe. "They came into this event riding a lot of momentum, a lot of confidence, and they really get excited to play these team events and it's showing". Matsuyama ran off three birdies on the front nine for a 2-up lead at the turn, and Hadwin's birdie at the 13th restored the lead to 2 up.

Hoffman and Chappell are Presidents Cup rookies and promptly earned a point.

Absolutely, we say, and as worldwide captain Nick Price pointed out, only 10 of the possible 30 points have been accounted for after the initial foursomes and four-ball sessions.

"They made a lot of putts on the back nine to halve holes", Thomas said.

In amongst that he virtually left Schwartzel one-out against the Americans with a string of bad shots. Meanwhile, Stricker smartly rolled out the duo of Spieth and Reed, who always step up when they're wearing the colors of Team USA. The ensuing birdie would get the match back to All Square with just two holes to go. Vegas birdied the next hole from 35 feet, and that's when Johnson took over.



Other News

Trending Now

Annoyed Jane Fonda smacks down Megyn Kelly's plastic surgery question
Kelly asked Turner , "Is it true that you became a lawyer-and you became gay-because of Will?" Dismayed by her comments", she added.

280 characters on Twitter
User growth was flat in Q2 2017, making it especially important for Twitter to increase time spent among the users it now has. People jokingly said that the Japanese people could easily fit a light novel in a 280 character tweet .

Volkswagen to take €2.5bn hit from emissions scandal
The company said the extra charge is because engines are proving "far more technically complex and time consuming" to adapt. On Wednesday, police in Munich arrested former Volkswagen engineer Wolfgang Hatz in connection with the case.

Google to avoid fine by separating its shopping service unit
Google is also accused of paying smartphone makers and mobile network operators to only install Google Search on their devices. Each spot on this panel will be auctioned which will provide a chance to rival site to display their links.

The Voice Recap: Blind Over Matter
Hoping to fuse hip hop, gospel and country, Renee delivered a strong performance of "I Can't Stop Loving You", but lacked emotion. She began to sing "Drown In My Own Tears" by Ray Charles when Jennifer quickly turned on the very first note.

By electing Henry Bolton Ukip has pulled back from the brink
UKIP should not become a one-issue party centred around Islam, the party's leader in the Welsh Assembly Neil Hamilton has said. He promised to pressure the government into a hard Brexit . "However, it is not the end of the line for us".

Christian nationalism can no longer be ignored. Roy Moore's win proves it.
When no one emerged from the primary with a majority of the vote, the top two finishers, odd and Moore , squared off. The Alabama Republican Senate race runoff happened on Tuesday, and "Big" Luther Strange was defeated by Roy Moore .

'It: Chapter 2' Officially Gets A Release Date
The Losers Club had to wait 27 years and suffer several maladies before they encountered Pennywise the Dancing Clown again. New Line Cinema has officially slated the date September 6, 2019 for the release of the highly anticipated It: Chapter 2 .

Russian Federation and United States of America to build space station in Moon's orbit
The statement reflected a "common vision for human exploration", Nasa said, as it worked on its " deep space gateway " concept. The official was speaking on the sidelines of the International Astronautical Congress in Adelaide, Australia on Wednesday.

What's wrong with this picture of Meghan Markle?
Nearly a minute passed before Prince Harry noticed what was going on and he moved his box of popcorn out of her reach in jest. He went on to captain the first UK Invictus Games Team in London in 2014 and has won bronze in 200m at the 2016 Paralympics.