Europe led by 10.5 to 5.5 points with four wins and four losses in eight four-ball matches on the second day of the tournament at Marco Simone Golf & Country Club par 72 in Rome, Italy, on the 31st. 토토사이트
Europe overwhelmed the U.S. with five wins and three draws in eight four-ball matches on the first day. In the game, they had three wins and one loss in the foursome game held in the morning, chasing three points and taking a further lead.
The U.S., in a hurry to chase, was satisfied with Max Homa-Brian Harmon’s first victory of the tournament with a four-hole victory over Europe’s Shane Laurie-Jep Straka group. Europe, which ran away by seven points, was chased by the U.S. in a four-ball match.
The U.S. was happy to put pressure on Europe by leading for the first time in a four-ball match in the afternoon. He won three of the four games, chasing only three points. Sam Burns and Colin Morikawa beat Big Hor Hovlan-Ludvik Aberg by four holes, followed by Max Homa-Brian Harmon, who overpowered Tommy Fleetwood-Nicholai Hoyard by two holes.
As the final runners, Naan Patrick Cantlay and Wyndham Clark also added a point by winning a one-hole victory over Matthew Fitzpatrick-Rory McIlroy. In Europe, Justin Thomas and Robert MacIntyre blocked the chase by beating Justin Thomas and Jordan Spieth of the United States by three holes.
The Thomas-Spice group took a one-hole lead by winning four holes to the ninth hole and giving up three holes, but lost in the second half because it gave up four holes to Europe without making any birdies. For the U.S., it was regrettable that it failed to catch up with the ace group, which was strong in the four-ball game and especially trusted, lost.
The U.S., which had a combined 10.5 points until the second day, had only four points left to win. In the final day’s single match play, 12 players from both teams will decide the match one-on-one. Europe can secure the championship if only four players win. The U.S. was burdened with nine points.
Single match play gets 1 point of victory and 0.5 points of draw. On the final day, John Lam will take the lead in Europe and Scottie Scheffler will take the lead in the United States.
Hovlan-Morikawa, Rose-Cantlay, McIlroy-Sam Burns, Fitzpatrick-Homa, Hatton-Harman, Arberg-Kepka, Straka-Thomas, Hoyad-Shopley, Rory-Spice, Fleetwood-Fowler, and MacIntyre-Clark will take turns.
In all-time records, Europe lags behind the U.S. with 14 wins, two draws and 27 losses. In the last tournament, they lost the U.S. team by 10 points.