Allenby Apologizes To Kim

Robert Allenby said Wednesday he has apologized to Anthony Kim about his comments after losing to the American in the Presidents Cup, and both golfers said the issue was over.

After their singles match Sunday, Allenby was quoted as saying his friends saw Kim returning to his hotel room at 4 a.m. that morning, and the Australian referred to him as the "loosest cannon in that team." Kim denied he was out late.

Both released statements through the PGA Tour.

"While I feel like the comments published were taken out of context, I did call Anthony to apologize for anything that I said or inferred that could possibly portray Anthony as anything less than a professional of the highest caliber," Allenby said.

Kim said he accepted the apology and "we are both moving on."

They could face each other again. Both are scheduled to play the Volvo World Match Play Championship in Spain at the end of the month.

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