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December 21, 1998
The 20�-11� thrashing the U.S. received from the International team in golf's Presidents Cup was the worst loss ever suffered by an American team in match play. The U.S. should have seen it coming. After decades of American hegemony in international competitions, the balance of power is shifting. Here's how U.S. dominance has diminished in the past two decades, as measured by performance in the Ryder Cup and the Presidents Cup, which was first played in 1994.
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December 21, 1998

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The 20�-11� thrashing the U.S. received from the International team in golf's Presidents Cup was the worst loss ever suffered by an American team in match play. The U.S. should have seen it coming. After decades of American hegemony in international competitions, the balance of power is shifting. Here's how U.S. dominance has diminished in the past two decades, as measured by performance in the Ryder Cup and the Presidents Cup, which was first played in 1994.

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