Golf-Europe keep up challenge in afternoon fourballs

CHASKA, Minnesota, Oct 1 Europe, who won the morning foursomes at the 41st Ryder Cup, continued to ride the crest of a golfing wave in the afternoon fourballs against the United States on Saturday.

CORRECTED-Golf-Inspirational McIlroy finally earns Cup win v Mickelson

CHASKA, Minnesota, Oct 1 Rory McIlroy has been a talismanic figure for Europe at the last three Ryder Cups and he came up trumps once again in Saturday's foursomes, while also gaining a measure of revenge against Phil Mickelson.

UPDATE 2-Golf-Spaniards light up Hazeltine as Europe keep up surge

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Golf-Ryder Cup scores

Oct 1 (Gracenote) - Scores from the Ryder Cup on Saturday in Chaska, Minnesota United States lead Europe 6 1/2 - 5 1/2 Foursomes Match 5 Rory McIlroy/Thomas Pieters (Europe) beat Rickie Fowler/Phil Mickelson (U.S.) 4 and 2 Match 6 Brandt Snedeker/Brooks Koepka (U.S.) beat Henrik Stenson/Matthew Fitzpatrick (Europe) 3 and 2 Match 7 Justin Rose/Chris Wood (Europe) beat Jimmy Walker/Zach Johnson (U.S.) 1 up Match 8 Patrick Reed/Jordan Spieth (U.S.) halved with Sergio

Golf-Pairings for Saturday's foursomes matches

CHASKA, Minnesota, Oct 1 Pairings for Saturday afternoon's fourball matches in the 41st Ryder Cup being played at Hazeltine National Golf Club (United States first):

Golf-U.S. take early edge in morning foursomes at Ryder Cup

CHASKA, Minnesota, Oct 1 The United States threatened to pad their overnight lead at the Ryder Cup on Saturday as the hosts led Europe in two foursomes matches and trailed in one after a warm, sunny start at Hazeltine National.

Golf-Captains at logger-heads in Ryder Cup 'spin' game

CHASKA, Minnesota, Sept 30 U.S. Ryder Cup captain Davis Love III and European supremo Darren Clarke showed off their skills as master motivators and polished spin doctors after Friday's see-saw opening day of action at Hazeltine.

Golf-I planned animated celebration before victory, says McIlroy

CHASKA, Minnesota, Sept 30 Rory McIlroy was so excited to win his afternoon fourballs match at the Ryder Cup on Friday that he planned his animated celebration before the point was won and also had to apologise to a member of the opposition.

Golf-Pairings for Saturday's foursomes matches

Sept 30 Pairings for Saturday mornings's foursomes matches in the 41st Ryder Cup being played at Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska, Minnesota (United States first):

Golf-Revenge is sweet, says Stenson after fourballs win

CHASKA, Minnesota, Sept 30 Jordan Spieth and Patrick Reed set the tone for a 4-0 Friday morning sweep of the foursomes but Justin Rose and Henrik Stenson returned the favour in fourballs to spearhead Europe's fightback at the Ryder Cup.


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