Saturday's Foursome
MATCH 1
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S. Cink                  
I. Poulter                  
Saturday Foursomes
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MATCH 1 - FINAL RESULT: Europe Wins 4 & 3
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
Par 4 4 3 4 4 4 5 3 4 5 3 4 4 3 4 4 4 5
S. Cink 4 6 3 4 5 4 6 3 4 4 3 4 3 4 5
C. Campbell
I. Poulter 3 4 3 3 3 4 4 3 4 5 3 5 5 3 3
J. Rose
Match Progress
1Up 2Up 2Up 3Up 4Up 4Up 5Up 5Up 5Up 4Up 4Up 3Up 2Up 3Up 4Up
HoleYardsParHole Highlights
14484Rose kicked things off in Saturday's foursomes matches, and his tee shot found the center of the fairway. Campbell led off for the Americans and, with a driver, just barely rolled into the first cut off rough on the right side of the fairway. Cink's approach from 130 yards was sent long and left into the rough behind the green. Poulter, from 115 yards out, nearly holed out for eagle and wound up just inches from the hole for a birdie concession. Campbell was unable to chip in and Europe went 1-up on the first hole of the day.
25054Poulter's drive ran through the fairway and found the right rough. Cink's tee shot ran down the left side and dropped into the Floyds Fork hazard. The Americans were forced to take an unplayable lie and had to go back 140 yards, where the ball crossed the hazard, and Campbell had 218 yards left to the hole. Campbell's approach settled short and right of the green in the rough. Rose's approach with a short iron came out a little heavy and stopped just short and right of the green. Cink's shot, the fourth for the Americans, was sent long and right, leaving Campbell with an 8-footer for bogey. Poulter's birdie attempt from just off the green finished about 3 feet short of the cup. Campbell's bogey putt missed on the left edge and the Americans conceded the hole to the Europeans, who quickly went to 2-up.
32063Rose's tee shot on the short par 3 with a 6-iron took a huge bounce on the right edge of the green and jumped into the bunker. Campbell, with a 5-iron, knocked it to with 15 feet of the hole, pin-high on the left side. Poulter's bunker shot slid 6 feet past the hole on the right side. Cink's birdie putt just missed on the left side and the Americans were conceded the par. Rose's short putt for par to halve the hole dropped in and Europe remained 2-up.
43754Poulter's tee shot on the short par 4, with driver, was perfectly struck down the right side of the fairway. Cink, also hitting driver, flew through the fairway and into the rough just short of the green, but set up an extremely short second shot. Rose's approach was stuffed to within 3 feet. Campbell's chip from the rough ran about 7 feet past the hole. Cink's putt missed on the left side and the U.S. took bogey. Poulter, meanwhile, made his birdie putt to put Europe 3-up.
54634Rose found the middle of the fairway with his tee shot, and Poulter knocked the approach close. Campbell had a tough shot out of a greenside bunker after an errant second shot from Cink. Cink's 12-footer for par rolled well past the hole and bogey was conceded. Rose, in the meantime, made birdie from 4 feet and put Europe ahead, 4-up.
65004Poulter's tee shot, with a fairway wood, settled in the middle of the fairway. Cink's tee shot also found the center of the fairway. Rose's approach was off the mark, drifted left and settled in the rough short of the green. Campbell's second shot settled to within 6 feet of the hole. Poulter's chip came up just short, leaving about a 2-footer for par, which was conceded. Cink's birdie putt just missed on the right side and Europe remained 4-up.
76015Rose's drive on the long par 5 got a fortunate bounce off a hill on the left side and rolled back down into the fairway. Campbell's tee shot went down the right side of the fairway. Cink's approach with a 3-iron found the middle of the pond that guards the front of the green. Poulter's approach, with a hybrid, chased just through the green and into the rough behind the green. Campbell's iron shot after a drop, hitting 4, sailed wide right of the green. Cink's shot, the fifth for the U.S., was chipped through the green and into the rough just short of the water. After Rose chipped it close, the Americans conceded the hole and the Europeans took a 5-up lead.
81804Poulter's tee shot settled 18 feet left of the hole. Cink's tee shot settled into a collection area behind the green. Campbell's chip lipped out on the right side of the hole. Rose's putt ran a foot past the hole and was conceded for par. Cink made the par putt and the hole was halved, with Europe remaining 5 up.
94164Rose's drive found a left fairway bunker. Campbell blocked his drive to the right and fell into the rough. Poulter's second shot was a beauty, floating safely from the sand to the green and setting up a 12-foot birdie putt. From the right rough, Cink found the right greenside bunker. Campbell's bunker shot was good enough to earn a par concession. Rose's birdie missed on the right side and the hole was halved. Europe remained 5-up.
105945Poulter's tee shot found the left side of the fairway. Cink's tee shot was down the center of the fairway. Rose's approach went left of the green into the rough. Campbell's approach just missed the green on the left side and settled in the fringe. Poulter's third shot, a chip, cozied up to within 10 feet of the hole. Cink's chip from just off the right side of the green to win the hole, came up short. Rose's birdie effort slid past the cup. Campbell made the birdie putt to win the hole for the Americans, but the Europeans still had a commanding lead at 4-up.
112083Rose came up short of the green with his tee shot, about 10 feet off on the apron. Poulter elected to putt from off the green and knocked it to within 2 feet of the hole. Campbell holed a short par putt, then Rose's par putt to halve the hole went in and the Europeans remained 4-up.
124644Cink's tee shot found the right side of the fairway. Poulter's tee shot was well right and rolled off a hill in the right rough. Rose advanced the ball well from his position, but came up short left in the rough. Campbell's approach settled on the green 20 feet from the hole. Poulter hit a flop shot over a greenside bunker to about 10 feet. Cink's birdie try to win the hole just missed on the left side of the cup and a par was conceded. Rose's putt for par to halve the hole missed on the left edge and the U.S. won the hole, knocking down Europe's lead to 3-up.
133524Campbell's drive found the middle of the fairway at the short par 4. Rose's drive found the left rough. Cink hit his approach to within 8 feet. Poulter's approach went into the left rough, just off the green. Rose sent his chip shot about 10 feet past the hole. Poulter's putt for par missed on the right side and the U.S. birdie was conceded, dropping the Europe lead down to 2-up.
142153Cink's tee shot found the front right bunker. Poulter's tee shot rolled off the right side of the green into some short rough. Rose's pitch game up 8 feet short of the hole. Campbell was able to recover from the bunker, nestling the ball up to within 6 feet of the hole. Poulter made his putt for par to put some added pressure on the Americans. Cink lipped out the putt and Europe went back to 3-up.
154344Rose's drive was perfect into the middle of the fairway. Campbell continued to struggle with his driver, this time blocking it out to the right. Cink's punch-out shot wound up in the water that guards the front of the green. Poulter's approach stopped 12 feet from the hole, left and just below pin-high. Campbell's shot, the fourth for the Americans, settled 3 feet from the hole and then the Americans concede the match to the Europeans, 4 and 3.