Chris Kirk

Presidents Cup debate still strong on number of matches

The battle at the Presidents Cup began Tuesday even before the first match. U.S. captain Jay Haas still doesn't understand why the number of matches was reduced from 34 to 30 for this year's event, meaning he has to sit eight players over three days of team matches. "You look at our lineup, and it's hard to sit guys," Haas said. He has another powerful squad at the Jack Nicklaus Golf Club Korea with his son, Bill, having the worst world ranking at No. 29. That's still higher than seven players on the International team. International captain Nick Price remains disappointed that PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem only reduced the number of matches to 30. He...