Practice Rounds at 2012 Ryder Cup

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Phil Mickelson and Keegan Bradley figure to be a team in the match-play events. They exchanged some cash during their practice session on Thursday ... but who is paying whom?
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Phil Mickelson is 11-17-6 in his career entering this week's event.
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Tiger Woods is the only member of the American team with more than two victories on tour this season.
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Rory McIlroy will begin his second career Ryder Cup on Friday. He went 1-1-2 in 2010.
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Ian Poulter takes an 8-3 career record into this week's event.
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Steve Stricker, 45, is the oldest member of the U.S. team.
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At 43, Paul Lawrie is the oldest member of the European team.
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Tiger Woods was back on the course Wednesday for another practice session.
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Luke Donald is 8-2-1 in Ryder Cup play.
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A group of patriotic British fans watched Rory McIlroy work on his game.
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Phil Mickelson had some pointers for Zach Johnson.
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Sergio Garcia (14-6-4) and Graeme McDowell (4-2-2) enter the week with two of Team Europe's eight winning records in this event.
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Steve Stricker and Dustin Johnson took a few practice putts.
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The European team is seeking a second straight victory this week.
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Tiger Woods and Steve Stricker are expected to play together in the team events this week.
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U.S. rookie Keegan Bradley practiced with Phil Mickelson, who is 11-17-6 at the Ryder Cup.
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Spaniards Jose Maria Olazabal and Sergio Garcia shared a light moment during the team photo session.
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Woods is 13-14-2 in Ryder Cup play.
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Rory McIlroy, the No. 1 player in the world, went 1-1-2 at the 2012 Ryder Cup.
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Luke Donald is 8-2-1 at this event.
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Phil Mickelson is ranked 16th in the world entering the Ryder Cup.
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The U.S. team last won the Ryder Cup in 2008, when it was last contested on American soil.
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The Europeans have won four of the last five Ryder Cups.