Friday pairings at Harding Park
Thursday, October 8, 2009
SAN FRANCISCO – Here are Friday’s scheduled four-ball pairings:
Match 1: Mickelson-Leonard vs. Goosen-Scott
Match 2: Furyk-Kim vs. Els-Weir
Match 3: Perry-O’Hair vs. Ishikawa-Yang
Match 4: Glover-Cink vs. Singh-Clark
Match 5: Johnson-Mahan vs. Allenby-Villegas
Match 6: Stricker-Woods vs. Ogilvy-Cabrera
• Observations: U.S. keeps two Thursday teams together, including Tiger Woods and Steve Stricker, who steamrolled to victory. Those two likely will be together for all four matches.
• The Internationals threw rookies Y.E. Yang and Ryo Ishikawa together. Ishikawa had a rough go on Thursday, on the receiving end of a 6-and-4 thrashing by Woods-Stricker.
• Retief Goosen and Adam Scott are 3-0-2 as a team in both foursomes and four-ball competition.
• Justin Leonard and Phil Mickelson never have been paired together in the Presidents Cup.