Ryder Cup: Rory to face-off with Reed

2016 10 Reed Rory1
• Pairings for Sunday's singles matches announced
• Rory McIlroy to face-off against Patrick Reed in opener
• Matt Fitzpatrick off in match 12 against Zach Johnson

RYDER CUP | RORY MCILROY

The match-up everyone wanted to see happening is happening.


Patrick Reed will face-off against Rory McIlroy in Sunday’s singles opener at Hazeltine as European captain Darren Clarke has gone top heavy in his bid to overturn a three-point deficit to earn a fourth successive Ryder Cup win.

McIlroy's plan is to continue working up the boisterous US crowd, after saying post-round that 'getting them fired up gets us fired up', while Reed performed so well in the Saturday afternoon fourballs that fans were chanting his name as he and Jordan Spieth sealed victory over Henrik Stenson and Justin Rose.

The fired up and in-form duo will get the final day’s play underway at 11.04am local time with a string of quality matches to follow with Clarke using his most successful players so far this week in the top six.

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2016 Ryder Cup - Morning Foursome Matches

Straight up next is Stenson v Spieth, while the impressive Thomas Pieters - winner of three matches on his Ryder Cup debut - will take on J.B. Holmes in match No.3.

To detail the top heavy nature of the European line-up, only Chris Wood out of the last six players out has managed a point, while the tie of the middle of the pack is undoubtedly No.6, which sees Phil Mickelson take on Sergio Garcia.

Full Sunday singles line-up:

Patrick Reed v Rory McIlroy
Jordan Spieth v Henrik Stenson
J.B. Holmes v Thomas Pieters
Rickie Fowler v Justin Rose
Jimmy Walker v Rafa Cabrera-Bello
Phil Mickelson v Sergio Garcia
Ryan Moore v Lee Westwood
Brandt Snedeker v Andy Sullivan
Dustin Johnson v Chris Wood
Brooks Koepka v Danny Willett
Matt Kuchar v Martin Kaymer
Zach Johnson v Matt Fitzpatrick



Ryder Cup :: Who's going to win it?


Team Europe may be seriously on the back foot at the moment, but do you think they can perform a Medinah-esque comeback to beat the Americans for a second successive time. Leave your thoughts in the 'Comments' section below.

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