Breaking news: USA gets off to a quick start on Day 2 of the Ryder Cup
Posted On September 25, 2021
It’s more the same for America at the Ryder Cup
Through The Associated Press
September 25, 2021 at 1:10 p.m.
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SHEBOYGAN, Wisconsin. – The latest from Ryder Cup Day 2 (all time CDT):
It’s more or less the same for America at the Ryder Cup. And more of the same for Europe.
The United States started the day 6-2 ahead and won the first three holes of the first two foursome games on Saturday.
Dustin Johnson and Collin Morikawa took 3 points off Paul Casey and Tyrell Hatton when Johnson stepped in about 50 feet away on the par 3 third.
In the opening match, Sergio Garcia and Jon Rahm hoped to rekindle their Day 1 magic, when they were the only European team to win a match. But they fell 3 after three against Brooks Koepka and Daniel Berger before cutting the deficit to 2 when Rahm nearly played the No. 4th
Europeans Viktor Hovland and Bernd Wiesberger won the first hole of their match against Justin Thomas and Jordan Spieth. Lee Westwood and Matt Fitzpatrick are on the first hole of the Anchor Match against Xander Sc Chaudele and Patrick Cantlay.
The second day of the Ryder Cup is underway with the United States trying to extend their historic 6-2 lead.
Daniel Berger opened his day with a tee shot in the middle of the fairway to kick off the first game at four in the morning. Berger is paired with his former Florida State teammate Brooks Koepka against the Spanish duo of Jon Rahm and Sergio Garcia.
The great basketball player Michael Jordan was present when the first match took place under a clear sky with a temperature of 48 degrees (9 Celsius). The maximum expected is 66 (19 C).
Rahm and Garcia were the only pair to win a match for Europe on an opening day that left the Europeans with their biggest day one deficit since the Ryder Cup was enlarged in 1979 to include players from across the continent.
Other matches will pit Dustin Johnson and Collin Morikawa against Paul Casey and Tyrell Hatton; Justin Thomas and Jordan Spieth against Viktor Hovland and Bernd Wiesberger and Xander Sc Chaudele and Patrick Cantlay against Lee Westwood and Matt Fitzpatrick.
Rory McIlory is out of a session for the first time in his Ryder Cup career. He lost both of his games on Friday, and neither went past the 15th hole.
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