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The 2017 U.S. Presidents Cup team has been hailed as perhaps the strongest and most perfect squad of players. Led by Captain Steve Stricker, the Americans dominated from the start to finish — which wasn’t exactly a huge surprise given the lopsided (and relatively short) history of these biennial matches, with the U.S. winning 10 of the 12 times its been staged.

There were fleeting moments that were thrilling because, well, two words: Match play. But it was pretty much over after Friday with the Americans . In fact, the Americans nearly clinched the Cup on Saturday, but Anirban Lahiri and Si Woo Kim managed to fend off Charley Hoffmann and Kevin Chappell to win 1-up — it was the only full point clinched by the International Team during both sessions on Saturday.

Still. Sunday didn’t matter. Don’t take it from me — several American players voiced that in the boozy, extremely entertaining winning presser.

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By Stephanie Wei under FedEx Cup

Keegan's got a priority or three on his mind at East Lake

Keegan Bradley hasn’t heard from U.S. Presidents Cup captain Fred Couples yet, but he wishes he had. On Wednesday after he made eight birdies in his practice round, where he teamed up with Phil Mickelson in a match against Chez Reavie and Dustin Johnson.

The 25-year-old rookie, who has two wins, including a major, couldn’t hide the nervous yet enthusiastic expression on his face when asked about the biennial matches between the Americans and Internationals.

“I really want to be picked,” said Bradley on Wednesday. “It would mean a lot to me. It would put a nice end to my year. I’d be disappointed if I didn’t get picked, but I understand if I’m not.”

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