Big names – Jason Day, Justin Rose, Matt Kuchar, Jimmy Walker, Henrik Stenson and Ian Poulter – all lost on Day 1 at the 2015 Match Play Championship. While they feel defeated, they still have a glimmer of hope.
Before the 2014 European Tour season finale gets underway in Dubai, Rory McIlroy, Justin Rose and Henrik Stenson took a few moments to relive some of their fondest shots on No. 18 at Jumeirah Golf Estates.
After the U.S. took a one-point lead after Friday's four-ball session, the Europeans stormed back in foursomes, winning three matches and halving the other to take a two-point lead after Day 1 of the 2014 Ryder Cup at Gleneagles.
Jim Furyk has had 14 different partners over eight previous Ryder Cups, leaving him as America's "utility infielder." Meanwhile, Henrik Stenson returns to the Ryder Cup stage for the first time since 2008.
With Jim Furyk and Jason Day setting the pace at 9 under through 54 holes at The Barclays and a long list of contenders chasing, the first FedEx Cup playoff tournament seems destined for Sunday fireworks.
Rory McIlroy is No. 1 in the FedEx Cup standings, but as the playoffs begin the man in that position has only prevailed twice -- and defending champion Henrik Stenson is working against history as well.
Rory McIlroy used a back-nine, 3-under 33 to post a 4-under 67 and stay atop a tight PGA Championship leaderboard that features the likes of Rickie Fowler, Phil Mickelson, Jason Day and Henrik Stenson.
Chasing his second major title, Martin Kaymer starts Sunday at the U.S. Open in control of his destiny at Pinehurst -- while Erik Compton, Rickie Fowler, Dustin Johnson and Henrik Stenson give chase. Follow the highlights right here!