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Sitting Rookies Could Bite Watson View More
After a dominant debut in the morning matches, Jordan Spieth and Patrick Reed were not chosen to participate in the afternoon session. (Lee Smith, Action Images)

Sitting Rookies Could Bite Watson

Did Tom Watson make a mistake in not sending Jordan Spieth and Patrick Reed back out in the afternoon foursomes session after the rookies’ dominating four-ball victory against Ian Poulter and Stephen Gallacher? Spieth said he was “100 percent certain” he and Reed would play in the afternoon session after…

Watson Goes Bold With Rookie Pairing View More
Rookie pair Patrick Reed and Jordan Spieth will dive into the deep end at Gleneagles with a match on Friday morning. (Andrew Boyers, Action Images)

Watson Goes Bold With Rookie Pairing

Tom Watson didn’t take the conservative route, at least not with his four-ball pairings for the first session of the Ryder Cup on Friday. The Bubba Watson-Webb Simpson, Phil Mickelson-Keegan Bradley and Rickie Fowler-Jimmy Walker pairings were as obvious as the Ryder Cup logo that’s been slapped on everything around…

Table Set For Morning Matches

Those last two morning matches should be something to watch. Closing out the opening ceremonies, the captains announced the lineups for Friday morning’s Four-balls. The first two seem interesting enough: Bubba Watson and Webb Simpson will take on Justin Rose and Henrik Stenson, followed by Rickie Fowler and Jimmy Walker…