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2012 Ryder Cup: US leads Europe, 5-3, after Day 1

The U.S. won three of four matches during the afternoon session to excite the home crowd and take a 5-3 lead in the 2012 Ryder Cup.

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United States Dominates Europe Saturday Morning

The United States has a huge 8 - 4 lead over Europe heading into Saturday afternoon's fourball matches. Can Europe close the gap with another pairings mix-up?

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Keegan Bradley, the Ryder Cup rock star

Keegan Bradley's performance Friday at the Ryder Cup elevated the 26-year-old to rock star status.

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Tiger takes a seat for 1st time in Ryder Cup play

The pairings have been announced for Saturday morning's foursomes at the Ryder Cup, and Tiger Woods will be on the bench for the first time in his Ryder Cup history.

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Mickelson/Bradley continue to look unstoppable

Phil Mickelson and Keegan Bradley were victorious for the second time on Friday, beating two of Europe's finest in the forms of Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell.

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Watson/Simpson win big to put USA up, 3-2

Bubba Watson and Webb Simpson destroyed Paul Lawrie and Peter Hanson to take the first afternoon point.

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The fairways are safe from Tiger Woods

Spectators 2, Tiger Woods 0 pretty much sums up the score after the United States’ top player could not find the fairway off the tee with a bazooka in his and Steve Stricker’s 2 and 1 loss to an amped-up Ian Poulter and Justin Rose in their morning foursome match.

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Poulter/Rose beat Stricker/Woods 2&1

Ian Poulter and Justin Rose never trailed in a commanding victory over Steve Stricker and Tiger Woods that has Europe and the U.S. tied 2-2 after the morning

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McIlroy/McDowell defeat Furyk/Snedeker 1-up

Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell defeated Jim Furyk and Brandt Snedeker 1-up to win Eurpoe's first point in the 2012 Ryder Cup.

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Dufner/Johnson give U.S. another point

The pairing defeated Francesco Molinari and Lee Westwood to give the United States their second point of the day.

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Keegan Bradley is clutch in first U.S. win

The U.S. took an early 1-0 lead Friday at the Ryder Cup, thanks to the clutch play of rookie Keegan Bradley and his mentor,

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Mickelson and Bradley win big at Ryder Cup

Phil Mickelson and Keegan Bradley are the first winners at the 2012 Ryder Cup, taking out Luke Donald and Sergio Garcia 4 & 3 in their opening foursome match.

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Controversy erupts at 39th Ryder Cup

It's been a busy morning at the first day of the 2012 Ryder Cup, highlighted by Graeme McDowell and Jim Furyk's disagreement on the second hole.

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Tiger Woods anchors morning session at Ryder Cup

The Ryder Cup tees off with foursomes on Friday morning, and Tiger Woods will pair with Steve Stricker to anchor the session.

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