Ryder Cup Logo Ryder Cup: Team USASeptember 22-24 2006, The K Club, Straffan, County Kildare, Ireland
Friday Foursomes
L. 

	

	Westwood
L. Westwood
C. 

	

	Montgomerie
C. Montgomerie
VS. P. 

	

	Mickelson
P. Mickelson
C. 

	

	DiMarco
C. DiMarco
Last update: 9:00 PM ET
MATCH 3 - FINALRESULT: Match Halved
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L. Westwood433455334543344544
C. Montgomerie
P. Mickelson343544434543534445
C. DiMarco
Match Progress                  
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Hole Yards Par Hole Highlights
1 418 4 DiMarco found the fairway with his driver. Montgomerie also used a driver and found the right side of the fairway. Mickelson hit the second shot to within 15 feet. Westwood's approach shot from 130 yards out stopped six feet from the hole. DiMarco's bridie attempt went in. Montgomerie's birdie try missed on the left edge and the Americans took a quick 1-up lead.
2 413 4 Mickelson hit driver into the rough and scattered trees on the left. Westwood also hit driver into the left rough. DiMarco's second shot from thick, heavy rough 146 yards out (DiMarco was given a drop because of television cables that were close to his ball, but the drop still produced a lie in thick rough) was hit back into the fairway. Montgomerie stuffed his shot to within inches. The Americans conceded the hole and the Europeans got the match back to all-square.
3 170 3 DiMarco's tee shot found the greenside bunker. Mickelson fluffed the second shot out of the bunker and got it within three feet of the hole. Westwood missed a 12-footer for birdie. DiMarco made the par putt to halve the hole and kept the match all-square.
4 568 5 DiMarco's second shot with a fairway wood flew into the front greenside bunker Montgomerie also hit a fairway wood, but his found the middle of the green. Mickelson hit the sand-shot past the hole to 12 feet. The eagle try from Westwood just missed. DiMarco missed the birdie putt and the Europeans went 1-up.
5 440 4 Mickelson made a par putt from five feet to win the hole to get back to all-square.
6 478 4 Mickelson's drive went far and deep into the left rough. Westwood's drive found the thick right rough. DiMarco had 199 yards left and hit it pin-high in the right-rough. Montgomerie's shot came up well short. Westwood sent the third over the green and Montgomerie missed a putt from the fringe for par. With a par, the Americans won the hole and went 1-up.
7 430 4 From the middle of the fairway, Mickelson left the ball out to the right and it came to rest 30 feet from the hole. Westwood's second shot from the fairway stopped on the front of the green, 20 feet left of the hole. DiMarco missed his putt. Montgomerie holed his birdie putt and got the match back to all-square.
8 173 3 DiMarco missed a birdie putt from just off the green. Both teams made par and the match stayed all-square.
9 461 4 DiMarco drove the ball down the middle leaving Mickelson an approach shot from 198 yards. Mickelson hit the second shot to within 20 feet. Westwood's second shot from 185 yards was hit to about 18 feet. DiMarco's birdie attempt hit the left side of the lip and stayed out. Montgomerie missed his putt on the right side and the par was conceded. Mickelson made his three-footer for par to stay all-square.
10 584 5 DiMarco missed the fairway with his second shot and Mickelson was forced to play his third from the heavy rough and got it on the right side of the green. Westwood's third shot stayed right and into the fringe. DiMarco's putt from 30 feet was just short of the hole. Montgomerie narrowly missed his birdie putt. Both teams made par and the match stayed all-square.
11 415 4 DiMarco missed the fairway to the left. Mickelson played a wonderful shot from the rough that wound up eight feet from the hole. Montgomerie's putt from 40 feet on the front of the green winds up just short. DiMarco's birdie putt to win the hole missed on the left side and the hole was halved to keep the match all-square.
12 182 3 Both teams made par to keep the match all-square.
13 428 4 Westwood hits his approach to within eight feet. Mickelson was left with a 40-footer for par and missed. The Americans conceded the hole and the Europeans went 1-up.
14 213 3 Westwood's tee shot left Montgomerie with a fried-egg lie in the greenside bunker. Mickelson hit his tee shot to within 20 feet. Montgomerie hacked it out on to the fringe. Westwood's third-shot chip from the fringe pulled left and past the hole. DiMarco lagged the birdie putt close to the hole and the Europeans conceded, bringing the match back to all-square.
15 446 4 Westwood's approach on the back-left portion of the green, about 30 feet from the hole. Montgomerie lagged the putt to two feet and it was conceded for par. Mickelson holed a four-footer for par to keep the match all-square.
16 555 5 After perfect drive by Westwood, Montgomerie went for the green in two and found the water on the right of the green. DiMarco found the green with a fairway wood. Westwood's third wound up 15 feet from the hole. The Americans made birdie to win the hole and go 1-up.
17 424 4 DiMarco's drive went way right. Montgomerie's drive went into the middle of the fairway. Mickelson's second from under a tree was knocked out on to the green, roughly 30 feet from the hole. Westwood's second shot went to the front of the green, about 35 feet short. Montgomerie left the birdie putt three feet short. Mickelson cleaned up a par for the Americans from five feet and conceded par to the Europeans. The U.S. went to the last hole 1-up.
18 537 5 Mickelson's drive found the right side of the fairway. Westwood's drive found the left side of the fairway. Montgomerie's second from 279 yards found the front of the green. DiMarco's second shot landed in the greenside bunker. Mickelson's shot from the bunker settled 15 feet short of the hole. Westwoods eagle try from 40 feet went six feet past the hole. DiMarco's birdie putt to win the match missed on the left side. Montgomerie made the putt to halve the match.

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