Gleneagles: World No 1 Rory McIlroy will have a chance to show Phil Mickelson how strong European teamwork can be in this morning's opening fourball matches at the 40th Ryder Cup.
Team Europe's Rory McIlroy at practice at the Gleneagles golf course in Scotland yesterday. Pic/AFP
A day after Mickelson poked fun at British Open and PGA Championship winner McIlroy and his Northern Irish compatriot Graeme McDowell, they were paired against each other in one of the first matches of the US-Europe showdown at Gleneagles.
McIlroy and Spain's third-ranked Sergio Garcia will face Mickelson, a five-time major winner, and Keegan Bradley.