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The United States Ryder Cup squad will feature a handful of rookies and a number of veterans as they attempt to grab the title back from the European squad.
Jason Dufner, Keegan Bradley, Brandt Snedeker and Webb Simpson are all making their first appearance for the U.S., while Phil Mickelson (8 apperances), Jim Furyk (7) and Tiger Woods (6) are the elder statesmen for the squad.
There are six players in their 30s on the U.S. squad, with three in their 40s (Steve Stricker is oldest at 45) and three in their 20s (Bradley is youngest at 26).
Davis Love III is the captain for the U.S. and will be assisted by Fred Couples, Mike Hulbert, Jeff Sluman and Scott Verplank.
at the U.S. squad, including their records in previous Ryder Cups and history at Medinah for the 1999 and 2006 PGA Championships….
What fans are saying on Twitter about the Ryder Cup 2012 Golf Tournament
Bubba Watson is a Rock Star, high fives down the first fairway #rydercup
— hoosierfan1919 (DKT) (@hoosierfan1919) Sat Sep 29 2012
The first match out this morning is Bubba Watson and Webb Simpson vs. Ian Poulter and Justin Rose. #RyderCup
— ILUVthebsofa (Lorri Martini) (@ILUVthebsofa) Sat Sep 29 2012
- USA lead 5-3 after day one
- Four more foursomes to begin day two
- Simpson/Watson v Poulter/Rose (1320 BST)
- Bradley/Mickelson v W’wood/Donald (1335)
- Dufner/ Z Johnson v Colsaerts/ Garcia (1350)
- Furyk/Snedeker v McIlroyMcDowell (1405)
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- USA leads Ryder Cup after Day 1, 5-3 – USA TODAY
- Simpson-Watson pairing ultimate chemistry lesson – News & Observer
- Ryder Cup 2012 score: Team USA leads Team Europe 5-3 – SportingNews.com