• European duo McDowell & McIlroy make their way to the first tee and are greeted by a wall of sound.
  • Graeme McDowell strikes the first tee-shot.
  • Furyk tees off for the hosts and (like McIlroy) fires it to the crowd's left.
  • Davis Love III celebrates an early lead for Snedeker and Furyk.
  • The home supporters dominate the noise but Team Europe is still well represented.
  • Ian Poulter tees off for Europe on a glorious morning in Illinois.
  • Keegan Bradley and Phil Mickelson celebrate a birdie putt on the second.
  • Bradley and Mickelson are up against Luke Donald and Sergio Garcia.
  • Tiger Woods offers advice after his tee shot on the first ends up in the rough.
  • Rory McIlroy is jumping for joy after holing a magnificent chip shot on the fourth.
  • Francesco Molinari sinks a putt which puts him and Westwood 1up against Dufner and Johnson.
  • Jose Maria Olazabal and vice captain Darren Clarke appear happy with Europe's start on the opening day.
  • A 30 ft putt from Justin Rose on the fourth means each European team lead by one.
  • Graeme McDowell rescues a shot out of the bunker on the eighth hole.
  • Graeme McDowell and Rory McIlroy celebrate on the 18th green after defeating the team of Furyk/Snedeker to earn Europe their first point
  • Justin Rose and Ian Poulter close out the bottom match against Woods and Stricker 2&1.
  • Tiger Woods was all over the place in his morning match with Steve Stricker
  • Jim Furyk lost yet again at the Ryder Cup as he and Brandt Snedeker went down to McIlroy and McDowell by one hole
  • Jason Dufner and Zach Johnson teamed up to beat Lee Westwood and Francesco Molinari 3&2

2012 - Day One foursomes

European duo McDowell & McIlroy make their way to the first tee and are greeted by a wall of sound.