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Last Updated: Friday, 17 September, 2004, 22:43 GMT 23:43 UK
Ryder Cup - Friday foursomes
SCORE BEFORE MATCHES: USA -3 Europe

All times BST.

1845: The foursomes get under way at Oakland Hills.

1910: Europe pick up where they left off, taking early leads in the first two matches.

1925: Woods and Mickelson do well to get down in two and rescue a half at the first against Garcia and Westwood. The match, the third of the foursomes, should produce some fireworks as the afternoon progresses.

1940: USA WIN HOLE
Woods/Mickelson 1 up v Clarke/Westwood after 2 holes.
A good 15 minutes for the hosts sees the blue on the leaderboard disappear. And an awesome approach from Tiger at the second helps the American pair take the lead. It's the first time the hosts have been up in a match for over six-and-a-half hours.

1945: USA WIN HOLE
DiMarco/Haas 1 up v Jimenez/Levet after 5 holes.
Jimenez fails to hole out and another match swings in the Americans' favour.

1955: USA HALVE HOLE
Love/Funk a/s Montgomerie/Harrington after 5 holes.
Montgomerie's fine second shot is nullified by a fantastic Fred Funk putt which sees the fifth hole halved in birdie threes.

2000: USA WIN HOLE
Woods/Mickelson 3 up v Clarke/Westwood after 4 holes.
The first shouts of 'U-S-A' greet another hole in the bag for the Americans, and more sloppy play from the Europeans.

2005: EUROPE WIN HOLES
Welcome birdies from Montgomerie at the 6th, and Donald at the 2nd, see them move ahead in their matches, giving Europe a timely boost.

2010: EUROPE HALVE HOLE 2037: EUROPE WIN HOLE
DiMarco/Haas 2 up v Jimenez/Levet after 7 holes.
Haas squanders a simple putt at the 7th which would have seen him and DiMarco take a fourth successive hole from Jimenez and Levet.

2026: EUROPE WIN HOLE
Woods/Mickelson 2 up v Clarke/Westwood after 6 holes.
A par four reduces the deficit for the Europeans after their opponents find a bunker.

2033: EUROPE HALVE HOLE
Montgomerie's magical chip from the edge of the green skirts the hole to keep his pairing one up at the eighth.

2037: EUROPE WIN HOLE
DiMarco/Haas 1 up v Jimenez/Levet after 9 holes.
The American lead in the opening foursome is pulled back to one at the turn.

2039: EUROPE WIN HOLE
Woods/Mickelson 1 up v Clarke/Westwood after 7 holes.
Europe are stemming the home charge and Clarke putts out to claim their second successive hole.

2045: EUROPE WIN HOLE
Love/Funk v Montgomerie/Harrington 2 up after 9 holes.
Montgomerie keeps cool to roll in another birdie putt, and go two clear at the turn.

2048: USA WIN HOLE
DiMarco/Haas 2 up v Jimenez/Levet after 10 holes.
DiMarco knocks a long putt stone dead and the Americans are two up once more.

2057: EUROPE WIN HOLE
Love/Funk v Montgomerie/Harrington 3 up after 10 holes.
The European duo are on a run once again and look to be taking control.

2100: USA WIN HOLE
DiMarco/Haas 3 up v Jimenez/Levet after 10 holes.
Another three putts means a second successive bogey for Jimenez and Levet, leaving a pumped DiMarco to tap in and take the USA three clear.

2110: EUROPE WIN HOLE
Love/Funk v Montgomerie/Harrington 4 up after 11 holes.
If Match 1 looks like going to the Americans, this one seems destined for Europe as Love and Funk concede another hole.

2115: EUROPE WIN HOLE
Woods/Mickelson a/s Clarke/Westwood after 10 holes.
Having been three down after four holes, Clarke and Westwood have recovered doggedly to all-square. And it's certainly 'game on' now.

2122: EUROPE WIN HOLE
Perry/Cink v Garcia/Donald 2 up after 9 holes.
A three at the 9th is enough to take Europe a further shot clear.

2128: EUROPE WIN HOLE
Woods/Mickelson v Clarke/Westwood 1 up after 11 holes.
This is match is now truly turned on its head as the Europeans go ahead for the first time. And blue is once more the dominant colour on the overall leaderboard too.

2130: USA WIN HOLE
DiMarco/Haas 2 up v Jimenez/Levet after 13 holes.
Jimenez rolls in a putt to pull one back for Europe.

2140: EUROPE WIN HOLE
Perry/Cink v Garcia/Donald 3 up after 10 holes.
European rookie Luke Donald is enjoying his first day of Ryder Cup action, taking himself and partner Garcia another shot clear.

2150: EUROPE HALVE HOLE Woods/Mickelson v Clarke/Westwood 1 up after 13 holes.

Westwood sees a monster putt slap into the back of the cup, stop dead and then Mickelson just miss the chance to make it all-square.

2155: USA WIN HOLE
Love/Funk v Montgomerie/Harrington 3 up after 14 holes.
Funk holes a putt to claw one back for the Americans, but it feels like it may be too late.

2210: USA WIN HOLE AND MATCH
DiMarco/Haas win 3&2 v Jimenez/Levet.
The first full point for the Americans as DiMarco and Haas wrap up victory at the 16th.

2220: EUROPE WIN HOLE AND MATCH
Love/Funk lose 4&2 to Montgomerie/Harrington.
Another point for Montgomerie and Harrington, who restore Europe's three-point advantage.

2230: USA WIN HOLE
Perry/Cink v Garcia/Donald 1 up after 14 holes.
An important blow back for the USA as Perry holes a putt at the 13th, but Donald misses.

2240: USA WIN HOLE
Woods/Mickelson a/s Clarke/Westwood after 17 holes.
Mickelson gets close enough to win the hole and set up a grandstand finish up the 18th. If the Americans can turn it on in the next few minutes, their day may yet not end up being so bad...

2245: Mickelson has a shocker off the 18th tee, leaving Woods in all sorts of trouble and needing a penalty drop...

2250: EUROPE WIN HOLE
Perry/Cink v Garcia/Donald 2 up after 15 holes.
Garcia's par is good enough to restore Europe's two-hole lead with three to play.

2251: Clarke squanders Westwood's fine drive at 18 by finding the bunker.

2255: Woods and Clarke are on the 18th green, but the Americans have played a shot more...

2300: EUROPE WIN HOLE AND MATCH
Woods/Mickelson lose 1up to Clarke/Westwood.
A bogey proves enough for Clarke and Westwood to edge a rollercoaster match and take the whole point.

2310: EUROPE HALVE HOLE AND WIN MATCH
Perry/Cink lose 2&1 to Garcia/Donald.
Garcia and Donald duly hold out to complete a fine win, and a super day for Europe.

SCORE AFTER MATCHES: USA 1-6 Europe



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