McIlroy and Garcia also pulled back to all square. From a board of all blue, it's now two leads for Europe and two are tied up. All very close.
Furyk with a fine effort to win hole 10 and level up but it stays out.
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So, all going well for Europe. Leading in three and level in one as we prepare to enter the back nine. Can they keep it up this time?
Here he is. Rory McIlroy shows everyone what he can do with a brilliant birdie.
Rose holes another one to halve the hole while Jamie Donaldson puts pressure on the American pair with a classy putt of his own. Kuchar makes no mistake though and it's still just a deficit of two.
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Good approach shot from Bradley and you feel McDowell has to sink this to avoid a 17th hole.
It's been a brilliant opening day and Europe come out on top 5-3. Thanks very much for following and contributing to the blog all day since way back at 7 this morning! I hope you can return when MSN Sport's blog returns tomorrow.
To put the performance of the American youngsters into some context, it's worth remembering Rose was in such dominant form this morning but Spieth and Reed have so far made him look ordinary.