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Ryder Cup at a glance

By The Associated Press | Posted - Sep. 27, 2014 at 2:31 p.m.



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GLENEAGLES, Scotland (AP) — A look at the second day of the Ryder Cup at Gleneagles:

SCORE: Europe leads 10-6.

SUNDAY: Europe needs 4 points from 12 singles matches to retain Ryder Cup, 4 ½ points to win outright.

FOURBALLS: For the second straight day, the U.S. won the fourballs 2 ½-1 ½.

FOURSOMES: For the second straight day, Europe won the foursomes 3 ½- ½.

SHOT OF THE DAY: Ian Poulter's chip-in from off the green on No. 15, a momentum boost in his fourballs victory with Rory McIlroy over Rickie Fowler and Jimmy Walker.

MATCH OF THE DAY: Justin Rose and Henrik Stenson made 12 birdies — including 10 straight — in their 3-and-2 fourballs win over Bubba Watson and Matt Kuchar. The Americans had 9 birdies.

CURIOUS DECISION: U.S. captain Tom Watson made Webb Simpson one of his three wild-card picks, but has played him only once.

SUNDAY PAIRINGS: (12 singles): Graeme McDowell, Europe, vs. Jordan Spieth, U.S.; Henrik Stenson, Europe, vs. Patrick Reed, U.S.; Rory McIlroy, Europe, vs. Rickie Fowler, U.S.; Justin Rose, Europe, vs. Hunter Mahan, U.S.; Stephen Gallacher, Europe, vs. Phil Mickelson, U.S.; Martin Kaymer, Europe, vs. Bubba Watson, U.S.; Thomas Bjorn, Europe, vs. Matt Kuchar, U.S.; Sergio Garcia, Europe, vs. Jim Furyk, U.S.; Ian Poulter, Europe, vs. Webb Simpson, U.S.; Jamie Donaldson, Europe, vs. Keegan Bradley, U.S.; Lee Westwood, Europe, vs. Jimmy Walker, U.S.; Victor Dubuisson, Europe, vs. Zach Johnson, U.S.

QUOTEWORTHY: "This job is far from finished. We're in great position, but we've got a lot of work to do tomorrow." — European captain Paul McGinley.

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