2017 Presidents Cup live blog: U.S. extending lead … again

The Presidents Cup continues Saturday. The biennial event between the U.S. and International squads may see a blowout at Liberty National Golf Club in Jersey City, N.J., as the U.S. opened up an 8-2 lead after a dominant four-ball session.

But there are a lot of points up for grabs Saturday. Can the Internationals stage a comeback for the ages? Follow all the action here…

How to follow the action:

All times Eastern

  • TELEVISION: NBC (Saturday, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sunday, 12-6 p.m.)
  • PGA TOUR RADIO: Saturday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sunday, 12-6 p.m.
  • ON GOLFWEEK: Tour Tracker | All coverage

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Match Scores

Morning foursomes

  • Patrick Reed/Jordan Spieth (U.S.) vs. Jason Day/Marc Leishman (I): U.S. wins, 4 and 3
  • Dustin Johnson/Matt Kuchar (U.S.) vs. Adam Scott/Adam Hadwin (I): U.S. wins, 4 and 3
  • Phil Mickelson/Kevin Kisner (U.S.) vs. Jhonattan Vegas/Emiliano Grillo (I): U.S., wins, 2 and 1
  • Rickie Fowler/Justin Thomas (U.S.) vs. Branden Grace/Louis Oosthuizen (I): All Square thru 15

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Presidents Cup Tracker

UPDATE No. 14 (11:16 a.m.): Kisner buries a 7-footer for birdie at 17 to win the hole and the match!

He and Mickelson are now 2-0-1 at the Presidents Cup! It’s now 11-2, U.S. Wow.

UPDATE No. 13 (10:49 a.m.): Kuuuuuuch buries a 16-footer for birdie to win the 15th and that’s another 4-and-3 victory for the U.S.

It is now a 10-2 lead for the home team. This is getting obscene.

UPDATE No. 12 (10:42 a.m.): What an ending it could’ve been to the Spieth/Reed match…

UPDATE No. 11 (10:30 a.m.): Spieth nearly holes his wedge shot for eagle at 15 – the ball nearly landed in the cup, rolled some 6 feet by and then nearly spun back in the cup – but Reed cleans up the remaining 7-footer to win the hole with a birdie and capture the opening match, 4 and 3.

This duo is now 7-1-3 in these competitions and the U.S. now leads this competition 9-2.

UPDATE No. 10 (9:55 a.m.): JT and Rickie win Nos. 7-9 to move from 2 down to 1 up in the final match….

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