Pairings for Thursdays four-ball matches in the opening session of the Presidents Cup at Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio:
11:45 a.m.: Jason Day-Graham DeLeat (Int.) vs. Hunter Mahan-Brandt Snedeker
International captain Nick Price knows his team needs to start fast.
11:59: Adam Scott-Hideki Matsuyama (Int.) vs. Bill Haas-Webb Simpson
Haas and Simpson, a pair of former Wake Forest stars, get what they wanted to be paired together.
12:13 p.m.: Louis Oosthuizen-Charl Schwartzel (Int.) vs. Phil Mickelson-Keegan Bradley
Will Mickelson and Bradley have the same magic together as in the Ryder Cup?
12:27: Ernie Els-Brendon de Jonge (Int.) vs. Steve Stricker-Jordan Spieth
Insiders say Spieth came in acting like he belongs because he does.
12:41: Angel Cabrera-Marc Leishman (Int.) vs. Matt Kuchar-Tiger Woods
Everybody, captain Fred Couples said, wants to play with Tiger. Kooch gets him.
12:55: Branden Grace-Richard Sterne (Int.) vs. Zach Johnson-Jason Dufner
International team would love a full point in the days final match.
Ron Green Jr.
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