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Posted on: November 19, 2011 3:47 am
Edited on: November 19, 2011 7:36 am

Norman goes top-heavy in hopes of toppling U.S.

ORLANDO, Fla. -- With only the slimmest chance of winning, International team captain Greg Norman loaded much of his heavy firepower near the top and middle of his Sunday singles lineup in the hopes of getting some early momentum started.

The Americans hold a 13-9 lead entering the dozen Sunday singles matches and no team that has trailed entering the final session has ever won the Presidents Cup.

U.S. captain Fred Couples placed many of his most experienced players at the end of the card, including Steve Stricker, the top-ranked player in the 24-man event at world No. 5, in the last match off the tee,

He will be proceeded in the penultimate pairing by former world No. 1 Tiger Woods, though by the time they play, the result of their matches may be close to moot.

The singles matches will be broadcast live on the Golf Channel starting at 6:30 p.m. ET Saturday night.

Sunday's singles lineup at Royal Melbourne:

1. Webb Simpson (U.S.) vs. K.T. Kim
2. Dustin Johnson (U.S.) vs. Charl Schwartzel
3. Bubba Watson (U.S.) vs. Ryo Ishikawa
4. Bill Haas (U.S.) vs. Geoff Ogilvy
5. Hunter Mahan (U.S.) vs. Jason Day
6. Nick Watney (U.S.) vs. K.J. Choi
7. Phil Mickelson (U.S) vs. Adam Scott
8. Matt Kuchar (U.S.) vs. Retief Goosen
9. Jim Furyk (U.S.) vs. Ernie Els
10. David Toms (U.S.) vs. Rob Allenby
11. Tiger Woods (U.S.) vs. Aaron Baddeley
12. Steve Stricker (U.S.) vs. Y.E. Yang

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