Ryder Cup LogoRyder Cup: Team USASeptember 22-24 2006, The K Club, Straffan, County Kildare, Ireland
Friday Four-Ball


D. Clarke


L. Westwood
VS. P. 


P. Mickelson


C. DiMarco
Last update: 13:09 GMT
MATCH 4 - FINALRESULT: Europe Wins by 1 Hole
D. Clarke34  4  3  433  444
L. Westwood4 35 44 44   34   
P. Mickelson443444  4  3 345  
C. DiMarco      43 53 3   44
Match Progress                  

Hole Yards Par Hole Highlights
1 418 4 DiMarco played first for the Americans. Using a driver, DiMarco found the left fairway-bunker. Mickelson used a fairway wood off the tee and landed the ball in the fairway. Clarke was first to tee off for the Europeans. He sent a big drive down the left side of the fairway. Westwood hit last. With a fairway wood, Westwood's ball found the left-center of the fairway. Mickelson's second came up 35 feet short. Westwood from 159 yards flew it past the flag and left himself a 15-footer for birdie. DiMarco's second from the bunker, came up short and had about 30 feet left for birdie. Clarke's second from 126 to within 12 feet. Mickelson lagged his putt and was conceded the par. DiMarco missed the birdie putt. Westwood's birdie putt just missed on the right edge. Clarke knocked it in for birdie to put the Europeans 1-up.
2 413 4  Mickelson hit his second shot from the left rough to 35 feet. He missed the birdie putt by two feet on the left side. DiMarco's birdie attempt from 20 feet missed on the left edge. Clarke made a 10-foot par putt. Westwood birdie putt from 10 feet just trickled away and the teams halved the hole and the European's remained 1-up.
3 170 3 Westwood chunked his first shot from a greenside bunker at the par 3 and left it in the bunker. He proceeded to hole the second bunker shot to save par. Mickelson followed with a two-putt par to halve the hole. The Europeans remained 1-up through three holes.
4 568 5 Mickelson chipped from the fringe and had about two feet left for birdie. Clarke missed a birdie putt from the fringe after Westwood made a par. Mickelson holed his two-foot putt for birdie to win the hole for the Americans and get the match to all-square.
5 440 4 Clarke made a six-footer for par to halve the hole and the match stayed at all-square.
6 478 4 Clarke's approach rolled off the back left of the green and into the fringe. Mickelson's approach wound up 25 feet below the hole. Westwood nearly holes a birdie chip, leaving it on the right edge. Clarke left his putt short from the fringe. Mickelson was conceded his par and the match remained all-square.
7 430 4 DiMarco hit his approach from the fairway to 12 feet below the hole. Westwood hit his approach to about six feet. Both players missed their respective putts and wound up with par to keep the match all-square.
8 173 3 Mickelson had the pin taken out as he chipped from the fringe and nearly holed the shot for birdie. Both groups wound up making par and the match went to the ninth hole all-square.
9 461 4 Both groups halved the hole to keep the match all-square.
10 584 5 DiMarco, Mickelson and Westwood all hit their respective third shots within six feet of the hole. DiMarco was the closest -- about three feet from the hole. DiMarco went first for the Americans, hoping to get the birdie out of the way for the U.S., but missed his putt. Mickelson also missed. Westwood got a read on the line and holed the putt to put the Europeans 1-up.
11 415 4 DiMarco holed a 20-foot birdie putt to square the match.
12 182 3 Both groups made their pars and the match stayed all-square.
13 428 4 Chris DiMarco and Darren Clarke matched birdies to keep the match all-square.
14 213 3 Both teams made par to remain all-square.
15 446 4 Westwood missed a birdie putt from 25 feet. Both teams made par and the match stayed all-square.
16 555 5 Mickelson's second shot with a fairway wood wound up in a greenside bunker. DiMarco's third shot spun off the green and into the rough. Westwood had a 40-footer for eagle and sent it five feet past the hole. The Europeans made birdie to win the hole and go 1-up with one two to play.
17 424 4 Mickelson hit his drive into the water on the left side of the hole. Clarke's second shot from 163 yards stopped 20 feet right of the flag. DiMarco's second shot is on the front edge of the green about 30 feet from the hole. Westwood's second shot was knocked to about 12 feet. Westwood just missed his birdie putt. Both teams made par and moved to the 18th hole with the Americans trailing 1-down.
18 537 5 Westwood's second shot came to rest in a greenside bunker. Clarke, using a fairway wood from 238 yards for his second shot, ended up on the fringe and 15 feet right of the hole. Using a fairway wood, Mickelson had 230 yards to the hole. Mickelson flew it over the flag and through the green. DiMarco was forced to lay up after finding the rough with his drive. He hit his third to about 10 feet. Westwood's third shot from the bunker blasted out to about six feet. Mickelson's third was a flop shot from the rough that sailed past the hole. Clarke nearly holed his putt from the fringe and the Americans conceded the match. Europe won, 1-up.