Sep 26, 2014 12:39 PM
Europe regains lead with 2 wins in foursomes
The Associated Press
GLENEAGLES, Scotland (AP) Europe has regained the lead at the Ryder Cup, winning the first two foursomes matches of the afternoon session to go ahead 3 -2 .
With the United States leading 2 -1 after the morning fourballs, Lee Westwood and rookie Jamie Donaldson pulled Europe level by beating Jim Furyk and Matt Kuchar 2 up. The Americans had led by 1 after five holes.
Then, Justin Rose and Henrik Stenson won their second match of the day, beating Hunter Mahan and Zach Johnson 2 and 1. The European duo never trailed all day.
Two matches were still in play.
Americans Rickie Fowler and Jimmy Walker were 2 up on Rory McIlroy and Sergio Garcia, leaving the powerhouse European duo in danger of losing for the second time in one day.
Graeme McDowell and French rookie Victor Dubuisson had a 3-hole lead over Phil Mickelson and Keegan Bradley.