In pictures: The 2004 Ryder Cup
Body language barrier

But the American plan to plump for a all-singing all-dancing team of Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson is flawed.

There is no singing or dancing and Woods is a picture of simmering frustration and discontent as the pair struggle.

Against the odds it is Europe who get the perfect start with Montgomerie and Padraig Harrington coming out on top.

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