U.S. mascot: 'Sammy' the squirrel

Updated: October 5, 2013, 7:49 AM ET
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DUBLIN, Ohio -- The true media star of the first day of the Presidents Cup wasn't Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson or Adam Scott.

World, meet Sammy. Sammy, this is the world.

U.S. captain's assistant Davis Love III started feeding a stray squirrel he found at the second hole at Muirfield Village, and the two more or less became friends.

"He rode around with me today," Love said later, after the U.S. had taken a 3½ to 2½ lead following the opening day of the competition.

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