Mickelson, Bradley get back to winning ways

Phil Mickelson and Keegan Bradley during their foursomes match Friday at the Presidents Cup.

Phil Mickelson and Keegan Bradley during their foursomes match Friday at the Presidents Cup.

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Phil Mickelson and Keegan Bradley rebounded after a four-ball loss on Thursday to defeat Jason Day and Graham DeLaet, 4 and 3, Friday in foursomes.

Here's how it all unfolded:

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Match No. 1 – Hole No. 1: Phil Mickelson/Keegan Bradley (U.S.) vs. Jason Day/Graham DeLaet (International)

Mickelson and Bradley lost their foursomes match Thursday while Day and DeLaet came away with a victory. Different format today with foursomes, and Mickelson and Day take the first shots off the tee. Day finds the fairway while Mickelson pulls his drive into the right rough. DeLaet then finds the green while Bradley catches a flier out of the rough and finds the sand. Mickelson blasts out of the sand, but he would've needed to hole out to halve the hole as Day sinks a 15-footer for birdie.

THROUGH 1 HOLE: Internationals, 1 up

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Match No. 1 – Hole No. 2: Phil Mickelson/Keegan Bradley (U.S.) vs. Jason Day/Graham DeLaet (International)

Bradley's drive finds the fairway before he makes a birdie putt for the Americans. But DeLaet matches with a birdie of his own to halve the hole.

THROUGH 2 HOLES: Internationals, 1 up

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Match No. 1 – Hole No. 3: Phil Mickelson/Keegan Bradley (U.S.) vs. Jason Day/Graham DeLaet (International)

Bradley finds the front greenside bunker from the fairway while DeLaet lands his approach on the green. Day hits the birdie putt to within gimme range while Mickelson blasts out for a conceded par, as well.

THROUGH 3 HOLES: Internationals, 1 up

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Match No. 1 – Hole No. 4: Phil Mickelson/Keegan Bradley (U.S.) vs. Jason Day/Graham DeLaet (International)

Bradley finds the bunker off the tee at this par 3 while DeLaet sticks his tee shot to 15 feet. Mickelson blasts out to about 5 feet while Day misses the birdie putt. The hole is halved with pars after Bradley makes his putt.

THROUGH 4 HOLES: Internationals, 1 up

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Match No. 1 – Hole No. 5: Phil Mickelson/Keegan Bradley (U.S.) vs. Jason Day/Graham DeLaet (International)

Day earns a conceded birdie after hitting the third shot at the par 5 to about 3 feet. Bradley finds the right fringe with the second shot. Mickelson gives it a great roll from 20 feet and finds the bottom of the cup.

THROUGH 5 HOLES: All square

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Match No. 1 – Hole No. 6: Phil Mickelson/Keegan Bradley (U.S.) vs. Jason Day/Graham DeLaet (International)

After a great approach by Mickelson and a conceded birdie for the U.S., DeLaet misses a 15-footer and the Americans take another hole.

THROUGH 6 HOLES: U.S., 1 up

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Match No. 1 – Hole No. 7: Phil Mickelson/Keegan Bradley (U.S.) vs. Jason Day/Graham DeLaet (International)

DeLaet can't save par from 5 feet after missing the green earlier with his approach. The Americans take a third straight hole, this time with par.

THROUGH 7 HOLES: U.S., 1 up

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Match No. 1 – Hole No. 8: Phil Mickelson/Keegan Bradley (U.S.) vs. Jason Day/Graham DeLaet (International)

Bradley sticks his tee ball at this par 3 to just outside of 5 feet, and Mickelson makes the birdie to win a fourth straight hole.

THROUGH 8 HOLES: U.S., 3 up

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Match No. 1 – Hole No. 9: Phil Mickelson/Keegan Bradley (U.S.) vs. Jason Day/Graham DeLaet (International)

Mickelson misses a 6-footer for birdie to win the hole, and after DeLaet makes a short par, the hole is halved with pars.

THROUGH 9 HOLES: U.S., 3 up

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Match No. 1 – Hole No. 10: Phil Mickelson/Keegan Bradley (U.S.) vs. Jason Day/Graham DeLaet (International)

The Americans win a hole for the fifth time in their last six holes in this match, taking the par-4 10th with par.

THROUGH 10 HOLES: U.S., 4 up

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Match No. 1 – Hole No. 11: Phil Mickelson/Keegan Bradley (U.S.) vs. Jason Day/Graham DeLaet (International)

Bradley's second shot on this par 5 finds the putting surface, and with the Internationals in with a conceded par, the Americans two-putt for birdie to win another hole.

THROUGH 11 HOLES: U.S., 5 up

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Match No. 1 – Hole No. 12: Phil Mickelson/Keegan Bradley (U.S.) vs. Jason Day/Graham DeLaet (International)

After DeLaet misses the green at this par 3, Day chips through the green. The Americans again need just a two-putt to win the hole, and they get it after Bradley makes the par save. This match is now dormie.

THROUGH 12 HOLES: U.S., 6 up

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Match No. 1 – Hole No. 13: Phil Mickelson/Keegan Bradley (U.S.) vs. Jason Day/Graham DeLaet (International)

Bradley misses a 6-footer for par after Mickelson nearly holes a birdie chip, and the Internationals stay alive in this match.

THROUGH 13 HOLES: U.S., 5 up

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Match No. 1 – Hole No. 14: Phil Mickelson/Keegan Bradley (U.S.) vs. Jason Day/Graham DeLaet (International)

Bradley sends his drive into the right rough and after an American bogey, the Internationals are conceded birdie after a nice approach by Day.

THROUGH 14 HOLES: U.S., 4 up

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Match No. 1 – Hole No. 15: Phil Mickelson/Keegan Bradley (U.S.) vs. Jason Day/Graham DeLaet (International)

Bradley sinks the match-clinching birdie after the Internationals are conceded birdie.

U.S. WINS, 4 AND 3

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