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Phil Mickelson walks to the first tee before his match with Stephen Gallacher.
Phil Mickelson walks to the first tee before his match with Stephen Gallacher.

After getting a day off on Saturday, Phil Mickelson played steady golf all day in a 3-and-1 victory over Stephen Gallacher on Sunday at the Ryder Cup.

Here's how it all unfolded:

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Hole No. 17: Par 3, 194 yards

Stephen Gallacher doesn't find the green until his third shot and he concedes the hole and match.

THRU 17: Mickelson wins, 3 and 1

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Hole No. 16: Par 5, 518 yards

Phil Mickelson drains a 3-footer for birdie to win the hole ...

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September 28, 2014 | 10:42 a.m.

Recap: Patrick Reed def. Henrik Stenson, 1 up

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Patrick Reed celebrates during Sunday singles play at the 2014 Ryder Cup at Gleneagles in Scotland.
Patrick Reed celebrates during Sunday singles play at the 2014 Ryder Cup at Gleneagles in Scotland.

In a Sunday singles match that saw seven lead changes, Patrick Reed of the U.S. defeated Henrik Stenson of Europe, 1 up, in the 2014 Ryder Cup at Gleneagles in Auchterarder, Scotland.

Reed put his emotions on display, even shushing the European gallery at one point. Stenson was steady throughout before missing a short birdie putt at the 18th that could have earned a half-point.

Recap the highlights right here – and scroll down for a look at their bios:

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Hole No. 18 ...

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September 28, 2014 | 10:26 a.m.

Recap: Graeme McDowell def. Jordan Spieth, 2 and 1

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Graeme McDowell plays a shot off the third tee during his singles match against Jordan Spieth at the Ryder Cup.
Graeme McDowell plays a shot off the third tee during his singles match against Jordan Spieth at the Ryder Cup.

Facing a 3-down deficit at the turn, Graeme McDowell won five of the next six holes in securing a 2-and-1 victory over Jordan Spieth to secure Europe's 12th point of the Ryder Cup.

See how it all unfolded:

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Hole No. 17: Par 3, 194 yards

From 53 feet, Jordan Spieth leaves his birdie attempt about 2 feet short. Graeme McDowell finds a greenside bunker off the tee and hits the hole on the sand shot, running out to about 7 feet. He ...

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September 28, 2014 | 10:04 a.m.

Recap: Sergio Garcia def. Jim Furyk, 1 up

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Sergio Garcia will play Jim Furyk in a singles match Sunday at the Ryder Cup at Gleneagles.
Sergio Garcia will play Jim Furyk in a singles match Sunday at the Ryder Cup at Gleneagles.

Sergio Garcia won the 16th hole with an eagle and then held on for a 1-up victory over Jim Furyk, barely 15 minutes after the Europeans had clinched the Ryder Cup.

Here's how it all unfolded:

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Hole No. 11: Par 4, 350 yards

For the first time this match, players halve back-to-back holes.

THRU 11: U.S., 1 up

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Hole No. 10: Par 3, 208 yards

After exchanging birdies, Furyk and Garcia exchange pars at 10 to halve the hole.

THRU 10 ...

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September 28, 2014 | 10:03 a.m.

Recap: Rory McIlroy def. Rickie Fowler, 5 and 4

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Rory McIlroy celebrates on the first green to win the hole during his singles match against Rickie Fowler.
Rory McIlroy celebrates on the first green to win the hole during his singles match against Rickie Fowler.

Rory McIlroy won five of the first six holes on Sunday and played steady golf after that in a 5-and-4 romp over Rickie Fowler to secure Europe's 11th point.

Here's how it all unfolded:

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Hole No. 14: Par 4, 320 yards

Rickie Fowler misses from 18 feet and the hole is halved with pars, and Rory McIlroy gives Europe its 11th point.

THRU 14: McIlroy wins, 5 and 4

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Hole No. 13: Par 4, 481 yards

Rory McIlroy birdies from 12 ...

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September 28, 2014 | midnight

SCORES: 2014 Ryder Cup results

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The 2014 Ryder Cup will begin Friday at Gleneagles with morning four-ball and afternoon foursomes matches.
The 2014 Ryder Cup will begin Friday at Gleneagles with morning four-ball and afternoon foursomes matches.

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September 27, 2014 | 1:56 p.m.

Ryder Cup captains set singles lineups for Sunday

Alistair Tait
Paul McGinley and Tom Watson have set their singles lineups for Sunday at the Ryder Cup in Gleneagles, Scotland.
Paul McGinley and Tom Watson have set their singles lineups for Sunday at the Ryder Cup in Gleneagles, Scotland.

AUCHTERARDER, Scotland –– Tom Watson didn’t have enough faith in rookies Jordan Spieth and Patrick Reed to play them in Friday’s foursomes session. Now, he wants them to help spark a U.S. comeback victory.

Spieth and Reed lead the Americans off in the top two matches of the final session of the 40th Ryder Cup. Rickie Fowler will follow in the third match, showing that the U.S. captain is clearly putting his faith in youth over experience.

Paul McGinley has front-loaded his lineup. The European captain put Graeme McDowell out first, with Henrik Stenson, World No. 1 ...

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Jim McCabe
Sergio Garcia and Rory McIlroy played two matches on Friday together at the Ryder Cup.
Sergio Garcia and Rory McIlroy played two matches on Friday together at the Ryder Cup.

AUCHTERARDER, Scotland –– One captain’s rejection was another captain’s commitment. Whereas Tom Watson sat down his powerhouse team of Phil Mickelson and Keegan Bradley twice Saturday, Paul McGinley gave his headline attraction, Rory McIlroy and Sergio Garcia, one more try.

They had lobbied for months to get a chance at Gleneagles, but when they managed just a half-point Friday, McGinley gave Garcia the Saturday morning four-balls session off. He did provide the green light, however, to team in the afternoon foursomes against a veteran American team, Jim Furyk and Hunter Mahan.

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Having ...

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Alex Miceli
Rickie Fowler and Jimmy Walker will team up again in four-balls on Saturday.
Rickie Fowler and Jimmy Walker will team up again in four-balls on Saturday.

It what could only be described as the perfect foursomes combination, Europeans Graeme McDowell and Victor Dubuisson took Rickie Fowler and Jimmy Walker to the Ryder Cup woodshed with a 5 and 4 victory and grabbed a precious point for the Europeans.

With the U.S. making inroads in the morning four-balls, it was important for both sides to grab points in the afternoon. With Fowler and Walker fighting for three halves in the first three sessions, U.S. captain Tom Watson went to the well one more time.

It didn’t work out.

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Alistair Tait
Lee Westwood and Jamie Donaldson at the Ryder Cup in Gleneagles.
Lee Westwood and Jamie Donaldson at the Ryder Cup in Gleneagles.

— European captain Paul McGinley made an inspired decision to pair Lee Westwood and Jamie Donaldson in foursomes. It’s paid off twice.

The Englishman and Welshman dropped just one shot against four birdies in 17 holes to see off Zach Johnson and Matt Kuchar 2 and 1.

“We made one bogey, which is pretty good in foursomes,” Westwood said.

The European duo was 1 down after four holes, but they fought back to be 2 up after 10. However, when they needed to hole putts they did so.

“You’re not going to hit every green, and you ...

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September 27, 2014 | 10:03 a.m.

Recap: Kaymer-Rose vs. Reed-Spieth, halved

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Jordan Spieth (right) and Patrick Reed during play Saturday at the 2014 Ryder Cup in Gleneagles, Scotland.
Jordan Spieth (right) and Patrick Reed during play Saturday at the 2014 Ryder Cup in Gleneagles, Scotland.

Patrick Reed and Jordan Spieth entered their Saturday foursome match against Justin Rose and Martin Kaymer undefeated. They would remain so, but only pull out half of a point despite leading most of the match.

Rose and Kaymer missed plenty of putts on the day, but it was Rose's birdie on 18 that sealed the half-point.

Follow the highlights right here – and scroll down for a look at their pre-tournament profiles:

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Hole No. 18: Par 5, 513 yards

Reed steps up to ...

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September 27, 2014 | midnight

SCORES: 2014 Ryder Cup, Saturday

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The 2014 Ryder Cup will begin Friday at Gleneagles with morning four-ball and afternoon foursomes matches.
The 2014 Ryder Cup will begin Friday at Gleneagles with morning four-ball and afternoon foursomes matches.

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September 26, 2014 | midnight

SCORES: 2014 Ryder Cup, Friday

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The 2014 Ryder Cup will begin Friday at Gleneagles with morning four-ball and afternoon foursomes matches.
The 2014 Ryder Cup will begin Friday at Gleneagles with morning four-ball and afternoon foursomes matches.

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September 25, 2014 | 11:50 a.m.

Ryder Cup pairings for Friday four-ball matches

Jim McCabe
Ryder Cup matches begin Friday at 2:30 a.m. EST.
Ryder Cup matches begin Friday at 2:30 a.m. EST.

Three days of stale and scripted pre-competition stories came to a screeching halt Thursday as both captains – Tom Watson for the U.S., Paul McGinley for the Europeans – announced delightful surprises to their lineups in Friday morning’s opening session of the 40th Ryder Cup.

What wasn’t a surprise was each team’s heavyweight four-balls entry – Phil Mickelson and Keegan Bradley for the Americans, Rory McIlroy and Sergio Garcia for the Euros. But the fact that they will go off head-to-head in the fourth and final match of the session ignited the loudest ovation at the opening ceremonies.

The ...

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Jeff Babineau
Sergio Garcia and Rory McIlroy practice before the 2014 Ryder Cup at Gleneagles.
Sergio Garcia and Rory McIlroy practice before the 2014 Ryder Cup at Gleneagles.

— The eve of the 40th Ryder Cup is upon us, and four days of words and more than a year of hype have yet to deliver a concrete explanation that covers exactly when and why Europe, once just The Little Engine That Could, turned into such an unconquerable monster.

Crunch away at all the numbers you’d like – and there are plenty to crunch – but the gist is this: Europe has won seven of nine in this biennial clambake, and the home team in light blue is heavily favored (7/4) to make it eight of 10.

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