Dustin Johnson is the elder statesman of the young United States Ryder Cup and he has led the way against Team Europe with a 4-0 record in his team matches.
Sergio Garcia loves the Ryder Cup and he now holds the record for most wins at the event - as Europe attempt to overturn a huge deficit at Whistling Straits.
Australia's Minjee Lee has fired a sizzling 63 to join Japan's Nasa Hataoka at the top of the leaderboard before the final round of the LPGA event in Arkansas.
Europe will have to exceed their 'Miracle at Medinah' heroics to retain the Ryder Cup, with the US taking an 11-5 lead before the deciding singles matches.
Nervous debutant Stuart Appleby is the joint first-round leader at the PGA Champion Tour's Pure Insurance Championship after shooting a six-under 66.
The US team was inspired by a text message from Tiger Woods before going out to earn a commanding 6-2 lead in the Ryder Cup on the opening day.
Australia's Katherine Kirk is part of a three-way tie at the top of the leaderboard after the opening round of the LPGA's Arkansas Championship.
Bryson DeChambeau's training for the long-driving world championship has come in handy as he sent a bomb 417 yards down the fairway at the Ryder Cup.
Jordan Spieth almost scuttled backwards into Lake Michigan after producing an amazing signature Ryder Cup escape shot in the event's opening foursomes.
The United States have made a strong start in their quest to regain the Ryder Cup, with the hosts storming to a 6-2 lead over Europe on the opening day.
Jon Rahm has been given the opportunity to lead from the front as Tommy Fleetwood and Shane Lowry were left out of the opening session of the 43rd Ryder Cup.
On Ryder Cup eve, Brooks Koepka sounded like someone forced into an arranged marriage as he was asked about being on the same team as Bryson DeChambeau.
Europe's players have launched a charm offensive ahead of the Ryder Cup by becoming honorary Green Bay "cheeseheads" for the day in practice in Wisconsin.
Ian Poulter is the man European golf calls "the postman" - and he's keen to deliver once again for his team, while annoying opponents, at the Ryder Cup.
Europe's Ryder Cup players at Whistling Straits were given a reminder of the select company they are in - before they take in the United States this week.
Ryder Cup captains Padraig Harrington of Europe and Steve Stricker of the US are giving nothing away as the countdown to the opening session ticks down.
Marc Leishman has fired the equal-best round of the day, along with tournament winner Max Homa, to grab a share of fourth at the PGA Tour's season opener.
Australian Su Oh has finished tied-second at the LPGA Tour's rain-shortened Portland Classic, her best showing this year.
Swede Kristoffer Broberg has won his second European Tour event but after leading the Dutch Open by eight shots overnight, made hard work of sealing the deal.
Jim Knous and Maverick McNealy are the co-leaders after three rounds of the PGA Tour event in Napa, where Australian Aaron Baddeley is five shots off the pace.
Due to course conditions and the forecast of more rain, the LPGA Tour has reduced the Portland Classic to 54 holes - with Australian Su Oh in contention.
Kristoffer Broberg has achieved the remarkable feat of setting a new course record on consecutive days at the Dutch Open, adding a 61 to his previous day's 64.
Australia's Su Oh remains in tied fourth position at the LPGA's Cambia Portland Classic but is now four shots adrift of leader Jin Young Ko.
Maverick McNealy leads the PGA Tour's Fortinet Championship by two shots, with Aaron Baddeley the best of the Australian contingent seven strokes behind him.
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