Americans lucky to escape down one
SUTTON COLDFIELD, England -- It could have been worse for the Americans. Much worse.
The U.S. was staring down the barrel of at least a two-point deficit after Day 1 of the Ryder Cup at The Belfry. Maybe more.
Tiger Woods was losing again. Phil Mickelson and David Toms -- the lone American team to win a match in the morning fourballs -- were getting spanked.
A 5-3 deficit? American captain Curtis Strange probably would have taken that offer right there in his trusty Club ...
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