At a Glance: Sunday’s action

Match #23 Scott Verplank (3-0-0, 5-2-1) vs. Rory Sabbatini (0-2-1, 0-2-1) Match outlook: Verplank does nothing fancy except win his matches. If he were to triumph Sunday against the rookie Sabbatini, he would improve to 10-3-1 in combined Presidents Cup and Ryder Cup play, including a 2-1 singles mark. Both rested Saturday afternoon. Sabbatini has yet to win this week. Verplank has yet to lose and has good match-play vibes dating back to his U.S. Amateur win in 1984 … when Sabbatini was 12 years old. Key statistics: Verplank has always been one of the game’s best with a putter, but he goes up against a younger, stronger guy whose key stats are all in the short-game area, including second in scrambling and eighth in putts per round. Verplank is eighth in the latter category. Hard to attach any statistical number to the value of experience. Projected outcome: Verplank wins

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