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It may have only been a half-point, but Sergio Garcia helped keep Europe in the fight.

It may have only been a half-point, but Sergio Garcia helped keep Europe in the fight.

Well, well, well – here we are again. Four years ago at Medinah, the United States team (captained by Davis Love III) led after Saturday’s matches with a margin of 9 ½ to 6 ½. All looked to be trending toward the U.S. as Saturday moved into Sunday. But unless you’ve lived under a rock, you know what happened on Sunday. A bloodbath of epic proportions ensued, as the Euros came roaring back, completing the greatest comeback in the history of the Ryder Cup.

Will history repeat itself four years later in the Midwest? Or will DL3’s latest band of brothers exorcise the demons from 2012 and snap the Europeans hold on the Ryder Cup? Only 12 singles matches stand in the way. But before they tee off, here’s our recap of Day 2:

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Baying mob: these children were later ejected for yelling obscenities at Nicolas Colsaerts.

Trading on the questionable reputation of American golf fans abroad — harsh, I know — and European bemusement at the shouting of ironic catchphrases on PGA Tour teeboxes, British bookmaker Betfair has formulated a unique Ryder Cup promotion.

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By Stephanie Wei under British Open

The British love them some golf!

Quote of the day comes from Paul Lawrie, who teed off early on Saturday and bore the brunt of the terrible conditions: “I said to the crowd at the 15th, there was about 40 or 50 walking around, ‘You’re just mental. Just mental.’ I just don’t understand that at all. I’m getting paid. I’ve got to be there, but it’s part of the game.”

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