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By Jon McCarthy under Ryder Cup


Patrick Reed was 1-down in the opening match on Sunday at the Ryder Cup heading to the 303-yard par-4 fifth hole. Then this happened:


Did he make the putt for eagle on top off McIlroy’s birdie to square the match?

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If Rory McIlroy keep play like Friday afternoon up, he'll be taken a couple of bows.

If Rory McIlroy keep play like Friday afternoon up, he’ll be taking a couple of bows.

As soon as Patrick Reed took to the first tee on Friday morning at Hazeltine National, you had a feeling that this session would belong to the Americans. He cupped his ear and motioned for the crowd to whip it up. They did and the U S of A followed suit – a 4-0 sweep of the morning matches. Dominance coming, right? Yeah, right.

There’s a reason why the Europeans have won eight of the last 10 of these things – these guys don’t quit. In the afternoon, Darren Clarke’s team made the charge that was expected, taking three of the four matches to cut the American lead to two points headed into Day 2:

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The drivable par-4 no. 15 at Dove Mountain
The Wednesday of the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship is one of the most fun and intriguing days in the PGA Tour season. Let’s call it Wacky Wednesday. Because you really never know what’s going to happen. Filling out a bracket in golf? You might as well throw darts at a board. Or pick names out of a hat.

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By Conor Nagle under European PGA Tour

Kaymer: One cool customer

Martin Kaymer may have done his best over the first three days of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship to drain all sense of tension and mystery from the final day’s proceedings, but make no mistake, what the German accomplished this week (and Sunday in particular) was nothing short of phenomenal.

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