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GARY VAN SICKLE
November 28, 2011
The grades are out: Here's how the 24 players and the two captains handled the heat and a diabolical Royal Melbourne
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November 28, 2011

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The grades are out: Here's how the 24 players and the two captains handled the heat and a diabolical Royal Melbourne

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  W L H GRADE
JIM FURYK 5-0-0 A+
SKINNY Suddenly making putts, his 21 birdies led all players; was single-handedly the Difference
BILL HAAS 1-3-1 B-
SKINNY Took four of five matches to 18th hole; made solid contribution
DUSTIN JOHNSON 1-3-1 F
SKINNY Hard to imagine him ever contending at Masters after short-game flaws exposed
MATT KUCHAR 1-3-1 B-
SKINNY Extra credit for team-room role—dethroned Phil as king of Ping-Pong, trash talk
HUNTER MAHAN 4-1-0 A
SKINNY Great swing, great showing—why doesn't he win three times a year
PHIL MICKELSON 3-1-0 B+
SKINNY Holed enough bombs with Furyk to atone for awful singles showing
WEBB SIMPSON 3-2-0 A-
SKINNY Tougher than he looks; at 31 is latest Best American
STEVE STRICKER 2-2-0 B
SKINNY Shook off injury and rust. Biggest contribution: putting tip that turned around Tiger
DAVID TOMS 3-1-0 A-
SKINNY Did he miss a fairway? At 44 can still take his game anywhere
NICK WATNEY 2-1-1 A
SKINNY Led from start in singles match that stemmed International charge
BUBBA WATSON 3-2-0 B
SKINNY Most passionate, dynamic player on team until running out of gas late
TIGER WOODS 2-3-0 B+
SKINNY Resembled Tiger of old—shaping shots and, in singles, holing putts
FRED COUPLES   A-
SKINNY Shades of Zinger: players' captain who pushed right button at right time

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