Ryder Cup LogoRyder Cup: Team USASeptember 22-24 2006, The K Club, Straffan, County Kildare, Ireland
Saturday Foursomes


S. Garcia


L. Donald
VS. P. 


P. Mickelson


D. Toms
Last update: 19:30 GMT
MATCH 1 - FINALRESULT: Europe Wins 2 & 1
S. Garcia44344542354344444 
L. Donald
P. Mickelson44344562454234554 
D. Toms
Match Progress                  

Hole Yards Par Hole Highlights
1 418 4 Toms found the middle of the fairway with the tee shot. Donald hit his drive into the left bunker. Garcia's approach from the bunker was delivered into the left greenside bunker. Mickelson's approach from the fairway stopped 12 feet from the hole. Donald's shot from the bunker settles one foot from the hole. Toms left the birdie try short and the hole was halved.
2 413 4 Both teams carded pars, the hole was halved and the match stayed all-square.
3 170 3 Toms' tee shot stopped 18 feet from the hole. Donald's tee shot flew into the back bunker. Mickelson ran the birdie putt four feet past the hole. Toms made the par to halve the hole. The match remained all-square.
4 568 5 Mickelson's third shot settled five feet from the hole. Donald made a seven-foot birdie putt. Toms made birdie as well to halve the hole and keep the match all-square.
5 440 4 Mickelson's approach from the rough found the right fringe. Garcia's approach stopped 15 feet from the hole. Toms' chipped the ball close enough to have the putt conceded. Donald putted to within inches of the cup and the hole was halved. The match remained all-square.
6 478 4 Mickelson's drive drifted through the fairway and into the rough. The second shot from Toms from the rough hit a marshal and bounced back into the fairway in front of the green. Donald's approach from the center of the fairway stayed pin-high on the left of the green. Garcia chipped up and Donald missed the par putt from five feet. The hole was halved with bogeys and the match stayed all-square.
7 430 4 Mickelson's second shot went left of the green. Toms chunked the chip. Mickelson's par chip went through the green. After a double-bogey the Americans conceded to the Europeans, who went 1-up.
8 173 3 Garcia's tee shot finished just left of the green. Mickelson's tee shot stopped four feet from the hole. Donald holed the birdie putt. Toms hit the birdie putt to halve the hole and the Europeans remained 1-up.
9 461 4 Mickelson's second shot from 174 yards out with a 6-iron settled on the middle of the green. Garcia's second shot from 170 yards flew over the flag and stopped within 12 feet of the hole. Toms lagged the putt to within a foot of the hole. Donald's birdie utt from 12 feet dropped in and the Europeans went 2-up.
10 584 5 Both sides halved the hole with pars and the Europeans stayed 2-up.
11 415 4 Toms' drive went well right and Mickelson put the second shot on the green. Garcia's second shot from the fairway settled six feet below the hole. Donald missed the put ad the hole was halced with pars. Europe kept its 2-up lead.
12 182 3 Mickelson holed a birdie putt to put the Americans within one at 1-down.
13 428 4 Toms drained a 10-foot putt for birdie to bring the match to all-square.
14 213 3 Toms' 25-footer for birdie ran eight feet past the hole. Mickelson missed the putt on the left side coming back. Garcia misses par putt from eight feet and the teams halve the hole with bogeys to remain all-square.
15 446 4 Mickelson's approach from 173 yards for a third shot makes the green, but left with long putt for a par -- roughly 40 feet. Garcia's second shot finds the green and stays 15 feet below the hole. After Toms missed the putt, the Europeans had two putts to win the hole. Donald rolled the first one close enough to have the par conceded and took a 1-up lead.
16 555 5 Garcia's drive sailed well right into the rough. Mickelson's drive found the left side of the fairway. Aggressive second shot by Toms went through the green. Donald's approach shot went through the fairway into the rough. Garcia's third shot from 104 yards on the trampled down rough stops 15 feet left of the hole. Mickelson's sand blast went past the pin into the fringe, leaving Toms about 10 feet. Donald's birdie putt from 15 feet dropped in. Toms' putt from 10 feet for birdie to halve the hole hit the cup, but stayed out and the Europeans went 2-up.
17 424 4 Donald's drive found the middle of the fairway. Toms' drive found the left edge of the fairway. Garcia's approach from 157 yards out with an 8-iron stopped 15 feet right of the hole. Mickelson's approach from 138 yards went long and into the back bunker. Toms nearly holed the bunker shot, leaving it one foot from the hole. Donald's birdie effort from 15 feet just missed. Par was conceded and the Europeans closed out the match 2 and 1.
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