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Cal Alum Max Homa Wins Again and U.S. Owns 11-7 Lead at Presidents Cup

Homa continues to wield a hot golf club, winning for the third time at Quail Hollow.

Cal alum Max Homa continues to pull his weight for the U.S. team at the Presidents Cup.

Homa and Tony Finau teammed for a decisive 4 and 3 win over Si Woo Kim and Cam Davis in the morning foursomes session and the Americans pushed their lead to 10-4 over the international squad at Quail Hollow at Charlotte, NC.

Following four matches in the morning, the competition shifted to a four-ball format, and the international squad made some noise, winning three of four to close the gap to 11-7 entering play Sunday.

Neither Homa nor fellow Cal alum Collin Morikawa played in the afternoon session.

The Americans will chase their ninth straight victory at the Presidents Cup with 10 singles matches on Sunday. Homa will face Tom Kim and Morikawa is matched against Mito Pereira.

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Morikawa had a tough outing on Saturday.

He and Cameron Young lost 3 and 2 to the international tandem of Adam Scott and Hedeki Matsuyama, who trailed by two holes before winning Nos. 9, 10, 11, 12 and 13 to take charge.

The Americans split the remaining two matches in the foursomes.

Americans Justin Thomas and Jordan Spieth easily dispatched Corey Conners and Sungjae Im 4 and 3 while the international duo of K.H. Lee and Tom Kim beat Scottie Scheffler and Sam Burns 2 and 1.

Cover photo of Max Homa by Jim Dedmon, USA Today

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