Lowry And Europe Whitewash USA In First Ryder Cup Session

Luke Donald's team ripped through the Americans this morning.

Shane Lowry was part of a historic morning for Team Europe.

The Offaly golfer, partnered with debutant Sepp Straka, overcame Rickie Fowler and Collin Morikawa 2&1 as Europe romped to a 4-0 whitewash in the foursomes session in Rome.

Lowry says they were pleased to keep Europe's momentum going. 

Europe were ably led in the first match by John Rahm and Tyrell Hatton.

They cruised to a 4&3 win over Scotty Scheffler and Sam Burns.

While Viktor Hovland and Ludvig Aberg won by the same margin over Brian Harman and Max Homa.

Rory McIlroy and Tommy Fleetwood were the last pairing out and saw out the closest contest of the morning with 2&1  win over Xander Schauffele and Patrick Cantlay.

Today's fourballs pairings are as follows:

1125 Viktor Hovland and Tyrrell Hatton and Justin Thomas vs Jordan Spieth

1140 Jon Rahm and Nicolai Hojgaard vs Scottie Scheffler and Brooks Koepka

1155 Robert MacIntyre and Justin Rose vs Max Homa and Wyndham Clark

1210 Rory McIlroy and Matt Fitzpatrick vs Collin Morikawa and Xander Schauffele

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