Bill Haas has felt the pressure of the FedExCup, the pressure of playing for $10 million. He thrived in that instance. But when his dad made him the anchor for the U.S. Team in Sunday’s singles at The Presidents Cup, Haas didn’t necessarily want the entire fate of his team resting on his shoulders.
So on Saturday night, he casually mentioned to teammate Zach Johnson that he hoped the outcome wouldn’t come down to the final match of the day. “I hope you guys go out and take care of business before it comes down to me,” he said.
Johnson’s responded with a cold dose of reality – and a pep talk. “You want that,” he told Haas. “You want to be in that position. You should go get it.”
On Sunday afternoon, Haas did…