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Best of the Rest
October 19, 2009
So much golf is played during the Presidents Cup that it can be tough to remember what happened to whom. Here's a primer on the week that was
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October 19, 2009

Best Of The Rest

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BEST RANDOM CELEBRITY SIGHTINGS Bill Clinton, John Madden, Willie Mays


BEST BILINGUAL SKILLS Yang (near right) The Korean is conversant in Japanese, helping to put Ryo Ishikawa at ease as they turned into a formidable team, with young Ryo showing a little more swagger during a 3-and-2 takedown of Zach Johnson and Kenny Perry.

BEST USE OF SULKING TIME Ogilvy He came out on Saturday afternoon with guns blazing, sparking the all-Australian pairing of himself and Robert Allenby to a 2-and-1 victory over the woebegone duo of Cink (0-3-1 in partner play) and Glover (0-3-0).

MUGGSY BOGUES AWARD Clark The 5'7" South African was the shortest hitter on either team, but he made an absurd number of birdies in two matches on Saturday. Unfortunately he didn't get much help from his mates. Weir blew a four-footer on the 17th hole in morning foursomes, opening the door for Woods-Stricker. Then, in the afternoon four-ball, Singh was largely absent, leading to a halve with Phil Mickelson--O'Hair.



CLASSIEST MOVE Singh On the 18th hole he conceded a 10-footer to Glover, halving their match and giving Glover his first (partial) point of the week.

KEENEST TEENYBOPPER Ishikawa The 18-year-old captain's pick beat 49-year-old Kenny Perry, capping a 3--2 week during which he earned effusive praise from the holy trinity of Woods, Greg Norman and Johnny Miller, among others.

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