Second session matches split at Presidents Cup, US still leads

Steve Stricker and Tiger Woods get ready for a long day on Saturday. (USATSI)
Steve Stricker and Tiger Woods get ready for a long day on Saturday. (USATSI)

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The final four matches of session two wrapped up early on Saturday and there were no surprises. Each team took the two matches they were leading and left the score at 6.5 to 5.5 in favor of the US with the third set of matches already underway at Muirfield Village.

Phil Mickelson and Keegan Bradley and Brendon de Jonge and Ernie Els ended their matches with wins by the time the sun set on Friday so those two points were already decided for each team but here's a look at the other four that finished at sunrise on Saturday because of the rain on Friday.

Match 3

Jordan Spieth and Steve Stricker defeat Branden Grace and Richard Sterne 2 and 1 -- Grace and Sterne cut into the big lead a little bit but Stricker and Spieth still haven't trailed at this event.

Match 4

Angel Cabrera and Marc Leishman defeat Brandt Snedeker and Webb Simpson 2 and 1 -- This one actually went to all square on the first hole back in the morning but Cabrera and Leishman won two of the next three holes and took home a comfortable point for the Interntaional Team. 

Match 5

Matt Kuchar and Tiger Woods defeat Louis Oosthuizen and Charl Schwartzel 4 and 2 -- This one was a mere formality on Saturday as Woods and Kuchar made two pars and two birdies fo finish off their match.

Woods and Kuchar only took 56 strokes through 16 holes. That's pretty decent.

Match 6

Hideki Matsuyama and Adam Scott defeat Jason Dufner and Zach Johnson 2 and 1 -- Dufner and Johnson made a run with three straight holes won on the back nine. But ultimately their deficit was too deep and two pars sank them in the end.

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