For the primary time since 1975, Team USA heads into Day 2 of the Ryder Cup with a 6-2 lead over Europe. Saturday’s play will start round 8 a.m. ET with 4 foursome matches, adopted by 4 fourball matches within the afternoon.
Day 1 produced a dominant efficiency by Team USA, which misplaced only one match and tied two different. The six rookies on the crew are undefeated (Scottie Scheffler and Patrick Cantlay had ties of their fourball matches). Bryson DeChambeau ended his fourball match in a tie, however that was the primary time in his Ryder Cup profession he did not lose.
Jon Rahm seems to be the European participant to beat. He received his morning match with Sergio Garcia, the participant with essentially the most Ryder Cup wins in historical past, and tied his afternoon match with Tyrrell Hatton. Rory McIlroy misplaced each his matches by extensive margins (5 and three, 4 and three). It was the primary time he misplaced each his matches in in the future.
Sporting News is monitoring live scoring updates and highlights of the 2021 Ryder Cup featured teams. Follow alongside under for outcomes and highlights from Saturday’s foursome and fourball matches at Whistling Straits in Wisconsin.
Ryder Cup scores
|Brooks Koepka / Daniel Berger||Jon Rahm / Sergio Garcia||Europe wins 3&1|
|Dustin Johnson / Collin Morikawa||Paul Casey / Tyrrell Hatton||USA wins 2&1|
|Jordan Spieth / Justin Thomas||Viktor Hovland / Bernd Wiesberger||USA wins 2UP|
|Patrick Cantlay / Xander Schauffele||Lee Westwood / Matt Fitzpatrick||USA wins 2&1|
|Tony Finau / Harris English||Shane Lowry / Tyrrell Hatton||—|
|Brooks Koepka / Jordan Spieth||Jon Rahm / Sergio Garcia||—|
|Scottie Scheffler / Bryson DeChambeau||Tommy Fleetwood / Viktor Hovland||—|
|Dustin Johnson / Collin Morikawa||Ian Poulter / Rory McIlroy||—|
Ryder Cup live updates, highlights from Day 2
Live updates will start round 1 p.m. ET.
3:16 p.m. — As DeChambeau approaches the Hole 5 tee field, followers chant “Bombs away!” after he drove 417 yards yesterday. He solely drove 262 yards right this moment — a serious distinction. The wind would not assist almost certainly.
3:15 p.m. — After his shut drive, English fails to make eagle and win Hole 6. Lowry finishes with a birdie, placing strain on Finau and English to do the identical. Finau birdies to complete the outlet with a tie.
3:12 p.m. — DeChambeau makes a par putt after Hovland concedes his putt. They end Hole 4 with a tie.
3:05 p.m. — English’s drive on Hole 6 creates an uproar from the gang after the ball rolls onto the inexperienced and close to the outlet. This units up an eagle try for English.
3:01 p.m. — Rahm follows up his commanding putt with a tough drive on Hole 5 that lands within the penalty space close to Lake Michigan.
2:55 p.m. — Rahm birdies Hole 4 to go 2UP. This is the most important lead as of now.
2:51 p.m. — Hovland ends the one remaining tie of the afternoon after he birdies Hole 3 to go 1UP. Team Europe leads three matches.
2:50 p.m. — Johnson birdies whereas Team Europe would not, so Team USA is now 1UP. This is the one match they lead proper now.
2:42 p.m. — Johnson’s drive rolls onto the inexperienced on Hole 2, ending up nearer than Lowry’s from earlier.
2:37 p.m. — As English struggles with sturdy winds on Hole 4, he misses a birdie and par likelihood to win the outlet after Team Europe bogeys. Team Europe stays 1UP after each groups bogey.
2:36 p.m. — Rahm putts for par after Garcia and Spieth each miss. Team Europe goes 1UP after three.
2:29 p.m. — Hatton has a shot on the aspect of the inexperienced on Hole 4. His try fails because the ball rolls again right down to the sand entice.
2:27 p.m. — Poulter shouts “C’mon!” as he makes his first huge putt of the day. Johnson matches it with a birdie of his personal. The last matchup stays tied after Hole 1.
2:19 p.m. — Spieth places Team USA again to a tie after he makes eagle on Hole 2.
2:18 p.m. — After DeChambeau’s par putt on Hole 1, he lays his putter on the bottom to point out that his ball was shut sufficient to concede the putt. DeChambeau is the third golfer to do that right this moment, after Thomas does it within the morning and Lowry does it within the afternoon.
2:14 p.m. — The final matchup of the day tees off between Rory McIlroy and Ian Poulter, each Ryder Cup veterans who’ve but to seize some extent this 12 months, and Dustin Johnson and Collin Morikawa, who stay undefeated on this 12 months’s occasion.
2:13 p.m. — Lowry makes an extended birdie putt on Hole 3 to place his crew 1UP.
1:58 p.m. — Matchup three of the afternoon tees off. Bryson DeChambeau and Scottie Scheffler are nonetheless in search of their first Ryder Cup wins (DeChambeau misplaced all 4 in 2018). Viktor Hovland and Rahm are the one two on Team Europe who will play all 5 matches.
1:55 p.m. — Rahm’s shot is conceded for birdie, and Spieth misses his likelihood to tie the outlet. Europe leads 1UP after one.
1:42 p.m. — The most anticipated matchup of the afternoon begins as Sergio Garcia and Jon Rahm, the one undefeated European crew, tee off, adopted by the brand new American duo of Brooks Koepka and Jordan Spieth. All 4 golfers performed this morning, and Koepka misplaced to Garcia and Rahm of their foursome matchup.
1:38 p.m. — English birdies the primary gap of the day, making the American crowd excited. Lowry solutions together with his personal birdie, so the primary match stays tied.
1:26 p.m. — Day 2 begins with the successful American crew from yesterday (Tony Finau/Harris English) in opposition to the brand new European duo (Shane Lowry/Tyrrell Hatton). Lowry’s monster drive rolls to the sting of the inexperienced.
Highlights from the morning foursome matches:
Team USA confirmed one other dominant morning efficiency on Saturday, successful three of the 4 matches. They at present lead Team Europe 9-3 heading into the afternoon matches. This is the most important successful margin after three rounds since Europe in 1987.
Team Europe’s single victory got here from the undefeated crew of Jon Rahm and Sergio Garcia who took some extent over Brooks Koepka and Daniel Berger.
Jordan Spieth and Justin Thomas got here again from a down 3 deficit after six holes to successful their match 2UP. Collin Morikawa and Dustin Johnson stay undefeated as teammates this 12 months.
How to look at the 2021 Ryder Cup
- Dates: Sept. 24-26
- TV channels: NBC, Golf Channel
- Live stream: Peacock, fuboTV
Golf Channel and NBC will break up live protection of the 2021 Ryder Cup. Golf Channel aired the primary rounds of the match solely on Friday. NBC is taking on many of the weekend protection on Saturday and Sunday.
|Date||Time (ET)||TV Channel|
|Friday, Sept. 24||8 a.m.-7 p.m.||Golf Channel, Peacock, fuboTV|
|Saturday, Sept. 25||8 a.m.-9 a.m.||Golf Channel, Peacock, fuboTV|
|9 a.m.-7 p.m.||NBC, Peacock, fuboTV|
|Sunday, Sept. 26||Noon-6 p.m.||NBC, Peacock, fuboTV|
Ryder Cup tee occasions for Saturday
Here are the entire Ryder Cup tee occasions and pairings for Saturday:
Note: Pairings might be introduced after every spherical.
|Tee Time (ET)||Group|
|8:05 a.m.||Brooks Koepka and Daniel Berger (US) vs. Jon Rahm and Sergio Garcia (EU)|
|8:21 a.m.||Dustin Johnson and Collin Morikawa (US) vs. Paul Casey and Tyrrell Hatton (EU)|
|8:37 a.m.||Jordan Spieth and Justin Thomas (US) vs. Viktor Hovland and Bernd Wiesberger (EU)|
|8:53 a.m.||Patrick Cantlay and Xander Schauffele (US) vs. Lee Westwood and Matt Fitzpatrick (EU)|
|Tee Time (ET)||Group|
|1:26 p.m.||Tony Finau and Harris English (US) vs. Shane Lowry and Tyrell Hatton (EU)|
|1:42 p.m.||Brooks Koepka and Jordan Spieth (US) vs. Jon Rahm and Sergio Garcia (EU)|
|1:58 p.m.||Scottie Scheffler and Bryson DeChambeau (US) vs. Tommy Fleetwood and Viktor Hovland (EU)|
|2:14 p.m.||Dustin Johnson and Collin Morikawa (US) vs. Ian Poulter and Rory McIlroy (EU)|