J.J. Henry smoothed a bogey-free, 11-under-par 32-28=60 in his opening round of the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open to establish sole possession of the clubhouse lead.
Patrick Reed and Jordan Spieth handled the heavy-hitting duo of Justin Rose and Henrik Stenson, escaping the Saturday four-ball session with a 2-and-1 victory to give the United States a 9.5 to 6.5 lead entering the final day of the 41st Ryder Cup.
Ryder Cup rookie Thomas Pieters and Rory McIlroy blitzed Hazeltine National Golf Club en route to a 3-and-1 victory over Brooks Koepka and Dustin Johnson in the first match of the Saturday afternoon four-ball session, improving to 3-0-0 as a pairing during the 41st Ryder Cup.
Jordan Spieth and Patrick Reed shared a point with Sergio Garcia and Rafa Cabrera-Bello in a sensational final foursomes match of the 2016 Ryder Cup which left the Americans heading into Saturday's fourballs with a slender 6.5-5.5 lead.
Rory McIlroy and Thomas Pieters over-powered Phil Mickelson and Rickie Fowler 4&2 in the opening foursomes match of Saturday's play at the 2016 Ryder Cup.
Ryder Cup rookie Thomas Pieters and Rory McIlroy never trailed in their match, taking down Americans Dustin Johnson and Matt Kuchar 3&2 in Friday four-balls at the 41st Ryder Cup.
The all Spanish duo of Sergio Garcia and Ryder Cup rookie Rafael Cabrera Bello closed out Team USA Captain's Picks J.B. Holmes and Ryder Cup rookie Ryan Moore 3&2 in Friday four-balls at the 2016 Ryder Cup.
After sitting out the Friday morning foursomes at Hazeltine 2016, Americans Brandt Snedeker and Ryder Cup rookie Brooks Koepka never trailed in defeating Martin Kaymer and Ryder Cup rookie Danny Willett 5&4 in afternoon four-balls, with the current score reading USA 5, Europe 1.
Henrik Stenson and Justin Rose lost their Friday morning foursome match at Hazeltine National to Jordan Spieth and Patrick Reed 3&2, but they flipped the script in afternoon four-balls, shellacking the same American duo 5&4 to register the first point for Team Europe, with the score now reading USA 4; Europe 1.
Phil Mickelson & Rickie Fowler completed a sensational Friday morning foursome whitewash for Team USA in closing out a rollercoaster 1-hole victory over Rory McIlroy & Andy Sullivan in the 2016 Ryder Cup.
Patrick Reed was clutch in pairing with Jordan Spieth to overhaul Henrik Stenson & Justin Rose and win the first point of the 2016 Ryder Cup 3&2 in their foursomes match.
World No. 9 Rickie Fowler finished 11th in automatic qualifying and had to rely on a Captain's Pick to make his third Ryder Cup appearance (2010, 2014), still searching for his first full-point match win.