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Day Four from the Ryder Cup - September 28

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Keegan Bradley couldn't have scripted it any better. Two Ryder Cup wins in his first day of competition with idol and mentor Phil Mickelson. It's the kind of storyline you dream about. He drove the ball long and true with yardages of 350+ that had the crowd shaking their heads, hit putts of enormous magnitude from 25-feet or more, and engaged the crowd all afternoon with his chest and fist bumps, as well as high fives with U.S. fans ready to explode with joy.

"When the pressure is at its highest, that's when Keegan Bradley is at his best," his partner Phil Mickelson tweeted right after their morning win.

The pair took down Sergio Garcia and Luke Donald in the early hours of Friday's alternate shot format then held on to beat Rory McElroy and Graeme McDowell in fourball play for a 2-0 start and two huge points for a US team that ended the day up 5-3.

Fred Couples got the crowd going just after 7 a.m. CST with arms raised inciting the crowd to thunderous chants of USA, USA. By the end of the day it was chants of KEEGAN BRADLEY, KEEGAN BRADLEY.

His coach Davis Love III had one word for him, "Awesome." Even ESPN announcers joined in the praise saying, "No one loves the Ryder Cup more than Keegan Bradley."

The rookie tag may be a Ryder Cup moniker but Bradley played like a seasoned veteran on this day. One hole characterized his incredible round today and it was during his second 18 holes of play. On the 412 yard, par 4 third hole, Bradley drove the greenside bucker, blasted out of the trap to within five feet and confidently made the birdie putt. WOW. It's a day Keegan Bradley will never forget!

For Bradley this night is a time to enjoy, reflect and bottle that great play and excitement for Day Two, which starts again tomorrow (Sept. 29) morning as the sun comes up. Pairings for Saturday's 36-hole format will be announced this evening.

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