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Presidents Cup: Day 1

After Day 1 of the Presidents Cup at Harding Park, the U.S. leads the International team 3 1/2 - 2 1/2. Play continues Friday with four-ball matches.

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Ernie Els of the International team watches a shot during the first day of the Presidents Cup.

Published on October 8, 2009

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Spectators at the 8th hole display their U.S. team spirit.

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Tiger Woods and Steve Stricker of the U.S. team celebrate on the first hole. They would go on to get a 6-and-4 win over Geoff Ogilvy and Ryo Ishikawa.

Published on October 8, 2009

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Phil Mickelson hits his second shot at the 10th hole during the Day 1 at the Presidents Cup.

Published on October 8, 2009

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Phil Mickelson hits his tee shot at the 9th hole. Mickelson's win with Anthony Kim helped put the U.S. up 3 1/2 to 2 1/2 after Day 1.

Published on October 8, 2009

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Retief Goosen of the International Team plays a shot on the 12th hole. Goosen and Y.E. Yang halved their match with Jim Furyk and Justin Leonard.

Published on October 8, 2009

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Camilo Villegas of the International team lines up a putt on No. 17.

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Anthony Kim hits his second shot at the 9th hole. Kim was partnered with Phil Mickelson, and the pair won their match over Mike Weir and Tim Clark of the International team, 3 and 2.

Published on October 8, 2009

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Michael Jordan, an assistant for the U.S. team, waits on a tee box.

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Ryo Ishikawa and International team captain Greg Norman wait on the 18th green.

Published on October 8, 2009

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Vijay Singh and Robert Allenby of the International Team discuss a shot on the 10th hole. Singh and Allenby won their match against Lucas Glover and Stewart Cink, 1 up.

Published on October 8, 2009

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Tiger Woods reacts on the fifth green. Tiger and partner Steve Stricker had the biggest margin of victory of the day with their 6-and-4 win over Geoff Ogilvy and Ryo Ishikawa.

Published on October 8, 2009

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Anthony Kim celebrates his match-winning birdie putt on the 16th hole Oct. 8 at the Presidents Cup.

Published on October 8, 2009