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Ireland’s Shane Lowry had a five- under-par final round at golf’s Portugal Masters today to beat England’s Ross Fisher by one shot and secure his first European Tour victory since 2009.
England’s Ross Fisher shot a final- round 65 to win golf’s Irish Open by two shots from local favorite Padraig Harrington and collect a first European Tour title this year.
U.S. captain Corey Pavin turned to Phil Mickelson and Dustin Johnson instead of Tiger Woods to open his team’s defense of golf’s Ryder Cup.
Padraig Harrington and Ross Fisher beat Jim Furyk and Dustin Johnson to give Europe a 7-6 lead over the U.S. at golf’s Ryder Cup.
A late surge has given the European team momentum going into the final day of play against the U.S. at golf’s Ryder Cup.
Europe is favored to take back the Ryder Cup and extend the overseas losing streak of the American team as play began today in Newport, Wales.
U.S. Open golf champion Rory McIlroy split with his agents at International Sports Management and joined Horizon Sports Management.
Following is the leaderboard for fourball matches at the end of the first day of golf’s 38th Ryder Cup at Celtic Manor in Newport, Wales:
Colin Montgomerie called on former European Ryder Cup captain Seve Ballesteros , who’s fighting brain cancer, to inspire this year’s team as it attempts to win the golf trophy back from the U.S.
"You know, just a very good day. I played pretty flawless golf. Drove the ball lovely. Did not miss many fairways, and I do not know how many greens I missed, if I did at all. Just feel a lot more comfortable this year on the greens. I feel like I'm reading them a lot better and I've got my line and pace very well. Obviously today's 64 kind of proved that."
- Ross Fisher on Nov 26, 2010