Els looks for ‘look at without flinching’ for Woods’ singles adversary


Ernie Els realizes the stuff to confront Tiger Woods in a Presidents Cup singles match, and he comprehends what he’s searching for in choosing Woods’ potential rival one week from now at Royal Melbourne.

Els and Woods set things straight in one of the most critical duels in Presidents Cup history when they went head to head in singles play in 2003 and afterward clashed again in a cup-choosing additional time coordinate that eventually finished in a draw. Presently they’re every skipper for the biennial matches that will continue one week from now in Australia, with one major contrast – just Woods will likewise attempt his hand as a playing commander.

In the wake of picking himself with a pick, Woods is required to play in at least two matches including a singles coordinate on the last day. Els is playing this week in the Australian Open alongside six International Team individuals, and he revealed to PGATour.com that he’ll evaluate some elusive elements when gauging which players may be most appropriate to go facing the dominant Masters champ.

“I’ll examine how the folks are playing and see who’s truly got the look at without flinching,” Els said. “There are a great deal of folks who have put their hands up to need to play Tiger … yet, I won’t put a person in there that is going to feel overpowered.”

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—  December 3, 2019 at 8:24 AM

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Els’ group will incorporate seven new kids on the block, and just four of his players have ever taken an interest in a Presidents Cup that included Woods as a player. None have ever played him in singles. Woods’ latest singles adversary was South Africa’s Richard Sterne at the 2013 matches at Muirfield Village, while he hasn’t lost in Presidents Cup singles coordinate since confronting Mike Weir in 2007.

While Ryder Cup commanders present their whole singles’ lineup without realizing who will play for the opposite side, Presidents Cup singles’ matches are set pick by pick implying that the chiefs can have a state in who faces certain adversaries.

One year after Jon Rahm beat Woods in singles’ play at the Ryder Cup, Els clarified that he won’t be hesitant to put a new face alongside Woods’ name as he hopes to push the Internationals to simply their second win in the 25- year history of the occasion.

“The adolescents gaze toward him, yet they unquestionably need to have a bit of him,” Els said. “Thus, we’ll see who I think can truly play against Tiger the best and get the best outcome.”

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