Scoring

Session 1 Fourballs
S. Cink M. Kuchar Halved R. McIlroy G. McDowell
MATCH 2 - FINAL Last update: 10:53 AM
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
Par 4 5 3 4 4 4 3 4 5 3 5 4 3 4 4 4 3 5
S. Cink 5 2 5 3 4 2 4 5 2 4 4
M. Kuchar 5 4 3 4 3 3 5
R. McIlroy 5 3 5 4 3 2 4 3 4 2
G. McDowell 4 4 4 3 4 5 4 5
Match Progress
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Hole Yards Par Hole Highlights
1 465 4
  • Matt Kuchar tees off first for team USA.
  • Kuchar pulls his drive left and into the rough.
  • Stewart Cink follows Kuchar and also finds the thick grass.
  • Graeme McDowell hits a perfect drive down the middle.
  • Rory McIlroy finds the rough on the right hand side.
  • Kuchar hacks his 2nd shot back onto the fairway.
  • McDowell, from an up hill lie finds the green.
  • McIlroy has a favourable lie but finds the greenside bunker.
  • Cink gets his ball back onto the fairway from the rough.
  • Both Americans play their 3rd shots short of the green.
  • USA eventually find the green but are a long way from the hole
  • Cink and Kuchar both miss their long par putts.
  • McDowell rolls his putt to within five feet of the hole
  • Kuchar misses his bogey putt right
  • Cink makes bogey comfortably.
  • McDowell makes par and Europe win the hole in four.
  • 2 610 5
  • McDowell has a decent drive and second shot.
  • From 170 yards McDowell finds the green with ease.
  • After two fabulous shots McIlroy is in prime position.
  • Kuchar and Cink have again found the rough.
  • Kuchar has to take relief but finds the green inside McDowell
  • McIlroy plays a tremendous third shot five feet from the hole
  • Cink also finds the green but has a long putt for birdie.
  • McDowell races his birdie putt past the hole.
  • Cink sends his putt forward but it rolls beyond the hole
  • Kuchar also misses for birdie and par is conceded.
  • McIlroy saunters forward for his birdie putt.
  • McIlroy's putt slips left and par is conceded.
  • The hole is halved in five.
  • 3 189 3
  • From 189 yards McIlroy lands on the green, pin high.
  • With four iron, McDowell's tee shot lands short of the green
  • Kuchar also misses the green in these tricky conditions.
  • Cink's ball splashes safely onto the green
  • With the wind picking up, Kuchar misses his birdie chance
  • From further away, Cink strokes his putt in for birdie
  • McDowell and McIlroy both miss their birdie attempts.
  • USA wins the hole in two. The match is All Square.
  • 4 461 4
  • Cink has the honour on this par 4 hole.
  • McIlroy finds the fairway with McDowell plugged in the bunker
  • Cink and Kuchar find the rough from the tee
  • McIlroy finds the green but has a tricky putt to come
  • McDowell finds himself in an almost impossible lie in the greenside bunker
  • McDowell plays a majestic bunker shot to wihin 1 foot
  • Both Americans find the green and have putts for par
  • Kuchar misses his par putt.
  • From 3 feet away, Cink's birdie putt lips out of the hole
  • Europe win the hole in four
  • 5 433 4
  • McDowell finds the bunker from the tee
  • Kuchar finds the fairway, 157 yards from the flag
  • Kuchar draws his second shot in but misses to the left.
  • 9 iron for Cink from the fairway for his second shot
  • Cink hits his approach shot through the back of the green
  • McIlroy found the fairway from the tee, with 150 yards to the pin
  • Play is suspended due to heavy rain at 09.45
  • Players are back out on the course for a 17.00 restart
  • Play resumes with McIlroy missing the green with his approach
  • McIlroy's chip comes to within two feet of the hole
  • Stewart Cink holes an enormous 30 foot birdie putt for the USA
  • McDowell fails to match Cink, and USA wins the hole in 3
  • 6 422 4
  • McIlroy blocks his tee shot out right
  • McIlroy's tee shot finds the water
  • McDowell follows and plays it solidly down the middle
  • Cink finds the fairway from the tee
  • Cink's second shot nestles nicely on the fringe of the green
  • McDowell has heavy contact with his second
  • Kuchar found the left bunker from the tee
  • Kuchar recovers well, his approach landing short of the green
  • McDowell landed short of the green
  • McDowell plays his third shot well and within 5 feet
  • Cink fails to make it a hattrick of long birdie putts
  • His birdie attempt just trickles past the hole, par is conceded
  • McDowell holes out for par, the hole is halved
  • 7 213 3
  • On the longest par 3 on the course, Kuchar has the honour
  • With the match on a knife edge, Kuchar selects a 4 iron
  • Kuchar plays it left and short and finds the bunker
  • Cink, showing great form, finds the green just left of the flag
  • McIlroy follows and safely finds the putting surface
  • McDowell also selects 4 iron for his tee shot
  • McDowell flirts with the bunker but still finds the green
  • Cink is closest to the hole but is still 20 feet or so away
  • Kuchar plays a wonderful bunker shot and par is conceded
  • Cink does it again and holes another monstrous birdie putt
  • McDowell faces an up hill putt for birdie but misses
  • McIlroy, from just inside 20 feet, also misses his putt
  • USA wins the hole in two
  • 8 439 4
  • All four players find the fairway from the tee
  • McIlroy attempts to draw his approach onto the green
  • McIlroy finds the bunker
  • Cink has 169 yards to go to the green
  • Cink sends it on its way and finds the heart of the green
  • Kuchar attacks the pin and is 15 feet from the hole
  • McDowell found the right hand side of the fairway
  • McDowell has 160 yards to the flag
  • McDowell finds the green but has a long putt for birdie
  • McDowell is inside McIlroy but will putt first
  • From the front of the green, his putt races past the hole
  • Cink is next to play and comes up within inches of the hole
  • Par is conceded
  • McIlroy fails with his birdie attempt and par is conceded
  • Kuchar, from 15 feet, has the chance to take the USA 2up
  • Kuchar stokes his putt towards the hole but misses left
  • All four players make par, and the hole is halved in four
  • 9 580 5
  • McDowell laid up with his second and has a short approach
  • Kuchar, 81 yards to go with his third, flops it into the air
  • Kuchar finds the green giving him a great birdie opportunity
  • McIlroy went for the green with his 2nd shot
  • McIlroy misses the green and faces an up hill chip
  • Cink and McDowell find the green and have birdie chances
  • McIlroy chips it up the hill but it rolls several feet past
  • Cink's putt comes up just short and par is conceded
  • Kuchar also misses his birdie attempt
  • McDowell has a left to right putt from 7 feet
  • McDowell strokes it confidently and holes for birdie
  • Europe wins the hole in four
  • 10 210 3
  • McDowell strikes a 5 iron into the centre of the green
  • Kuchar hooks wildly to the left and finds thick rough
  • Cink plays a sublime tee shot and is within 20ft of the hole
  • McIlroy found the bunker to the right with his tee shot
  • Kuchar manages to get up and down from the rough for par
  • McIlroy digs it out of the bunker 1ft from the hole
  • McIlroy's putt is conceded for par
  • Cink sends his putt forward and holes for his fourth birdie
  • McDowell has the chance to halve the hole with his putt
  • McDowell misses and the USA win the hole in two
  • 11 562 5
  • The players have advanced up the fairway
  • Cink and McIlroy go for the green in two but miss
  • McIlroy ended up in the crowd on the right in deep rough
  • In front of his captain, McIlroy plays a sublime pitch shot
  • McIlroy lands his shot to within 10ft of the hole
  • McDowell laid up with his second and plays a poor third
  • McDowell goes 25ft beyond the hole to the back of the green
  • Cink also found the rough to the right with his second
  • Cink emulates McIlroy and plays his shot to within a few feet
  • McDowell putts down the hill for birdie but misses
  • McIlroy has a putt for a halve after Cink's putt is conceded
  • The crowd gasps as McIlroy, from 5ft, misses his putt
  • USA wins the hole in four
  • Play is suspended at 18.50 due to darkness
  • 12 458 4
  • The rain has left us and play will restart at 0800
  • After a good drive, Kuchar finds the green 10ft from the hole
  • All 4 players reach the green and have birdie chances
  • McDowell and McIlroy have 23ft and 25ft putts respectively
  • Cink cannot find the magic from yesterday and misses his putt
  • McIlroy putts first for the Europeans
  • It looks in all the way, but just slides past to the left
  • McDowell putts up hill but comes up short of the hole
  • Kuchar has the chance to make his first birdie
  • Kuchar strokes it towards the hole but misses, par conceded
  • McDowell has a 4ft putt for par, and makes it comfortably
  • The hole is halved in four
  • 13 189 3
  • Kuchar finds the green and is in a great position
  • Cink matches his partner and also plays a beauty, within 10ft
  • The pressure is on the Europeans, and they dually oblige
  • McDowell's tee shot lands inside Cink's ball
  • McIlroy strikes it perfectly and spins it back to 3ft away
  • Kuchar is 20ft away, but his right to left putt misses
  • Cink, from the other side of the green, has a downhill putt
  • Cink mis reads the line and misses right
  • McDowell is just inside Cink and also misses
  • McIlroy rattles in his putt for his first birdie of the match
  • Europe wins the hole in two
  • 14 485 4
  • McIlroy crashes his drive down the fairway
  • Kuchar and McDowell have found the rough
  • McDowell has a reasonable lie but is 227 yards from the green
  • Cink has also found the middle of the fairway
  • Kuchar lays up from a tricky lie in the rough
  • McDowell receives a warm applause as he finds the green
  • McDowell found the front edge of the green
  • Cink, with 4 iron, finds the heart of the green
  • Cink is 25ft plus away for birdie but don't count him out
  • McIlroy also finds the green but is also a long way away
  • Kuchar's pitch shot just lands onto the green
  • McDowell and McIlroy miss their long birdie putts
  • Cink has a right to left putt for another birdie
  • He strokes it well, but just misses and goes a few feet past
  • Kuchar, in checking his line, nearly falls down the bank
  • McDowell fails in his attempt for par
  • Kuchar, from 10ft, holes out for par
  • The pressure is back on McIlroy, but he holes comfortably
  • The hole is halved in four
  • 15 377 4
  • Kuchar goes for the green in one and fades it into the rough
  • The other three players also drive for the green
  • McDowell has found the bunker on the left
  • McIlroy and Cink have found the green and have eagle chances
  • Kuchar chips on and is 4ft away for birdie
  • Cink is still 10ft away for birdie after a poor putt
  • Cink leaves it short again with his birdie attempt
  • McIlroy is on the fringe of the green for eagle
  • Down the slope at about 15ft, McIlroy pushes his putt right
  • Birdie is conceded, with Kuchar left with 4ft for a halve
  • Kuchar has found some form today, and he makes birdie
  • The hole is halved in three
  • 16 499 4
  • All four players hit the fairway
  • McIlroy hits furthest and has 180 yards to the pin
  • Captain Colin Montgomerie is now following this match
  • Kuchar to play first, with the ball below his feet
  • Kuchar finds the green but is half a club short
  • Good looking swing from McDowell as he also finds the green
  • Cink, playing downhill, urges his ball on
  • Cink finds the green, as does McIlroy, both 30ft or so away
  • Kuchar is first up, with a long left to right putt
  • Kuchar misses left and rolls it 3ft past the hole
  • McDowell pokes it down the slope but leaves it short
  • McIlroy faces an up hill putt from left to right
  • McIlroy fails to get it up the hill, leaving 3ft for par
  • Cink now has the chance to win the hole, but misses left
  • Cink and McIlroy make par, and the hole is halved in four
  • 17 211 3
  • McDowell to tee off first, and plays a beauty to within 15ft
  • McIlroy follows, but makes poor contact and sends it left
  • McIlroy manages to find the front of the green
  • Kuchar and Cink both draw it in and have great birdie chances
  • McIlroy putts from all of 30ft, and holes it superbly
  • Kuchar can't match McIlroy's brilliance, and misses
  • Cink has a right to left putt for a halve from 15ft
  • Cink thought he had it, but misses just left
  • Europe wins the hole in two
  • The galleries go wild as Europe level the match
  • 18 575 5
  • The match is All Square as the players reach the final hole
  • McIlroy drives down the right hand side of the fairway
  • McDowell follows suit and is in good shape
  • Kuchar's drive is also down the right of the fairway
  • Cink also finds the fairway, bombing it down the middle
  • McDowell offers McIlroy some advice as they advance forwards
  • McIlroy is 252 yards away with a chance of reaching in two
  • Kuchar is furthest away, and lays up in front of the water
  • McDowell follows, leaving himself a full shot to the green
  • Cink has a metal wood in his hand as he goes for the green
  • Cink lands 3ft short of the green, and rolls into the water
  • McIlroy doesn't make clean contact, and also finds the water
  • It's now Kuchar vs McDowell, as tension mounts
  • Kuchar is first up, and plays it solidly, 25ft away
  • McDowell's ball lands on the green but spins away to the edge
  • Cink's 4th spins off the green and he again finds the water
  • It's deja vu as McIlroy spins off and again finds water
  • McDowell plays first and putts up the hill left to right
  • McDowell has the line, but leaves his putt 3ft short
  • Kuchar now has the chance to win the match for team USA
  • Kuchar misses tentatively left, and par is conceded
  • McDowell strokes in for par, and the hole is halved in five
  • The match ends All Square
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