Rory McIlroy is fired up at the Ryder Cup, as he found great satisfaction Friday with a closing eagle that silenced "hostile" Americans.
European captain Darren Clarke has bucked convention already with some of his Ryder Cup pairings, and he will continue to do so Saturday morning.
The Americans began the day with a 4-0 sweep and end the day with a lead even after earning just a single point in afternoon four-balls.
Fueled by fierce sibling rivalry, Carson and Alex Schaake compete together for Iowa at Golfweek Conference Challenge
Carson and Alex Schaake are in the Iowa lineup together for the first time, and the competitive brothers relish that.
Golfweek's Marty Kaufmann gives his observations from the first day of the Ryder Cup at Hazeltine.
Europe's Rory McIlroy and Thomas Pieters beat the red-hot Dustin Johnson-Matt Kuchar pairings in Friday's Ryder Cup four-balls.
Ryder Cup, Friday four-balls: Rookie Brooks Koepka, Brandt Snedeker’s putter lead U.S. to its only point in four-balls
U.S. Ryder Cup rookie Brooks Koepka and partner Brandt Snedeker downed Martin Kaymer and Danny Willett in Friday's four-balls session.
Ryder Cup, Friday four-balls: vintage Sergio Garcia, Rafa Cabrera-Bello hold off late Ryan Moore run for key win
The heroics of the Spanish, including a Sergio Garcia chip-in, proved too much as the duo defeated J.B. Holmes, Ryan Moore in Friday's four-balls session.
Ryder Cup, Friday four-balls: Justin Rose, Henrik Stenson finally solve Jordan Spieth, Patrick Reed dream team in comfortable win
For the first time in five Ryder Cup matches, the Jordan Spieth/Patrick Reed posted a loss, as the duo fell to Justin Rose and Henrik Stenson on Friday afternoon.
San Jose State lost one player to injury but still posted a 10-under round for a five-shot lead in Iowa.
One half of the American duo in the first match, Patrick Reed gets the energy up and the confidence seeped into a 4-0 U.S. lead.
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