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2012 Ryder Cup Day 1: TV coverage, tee times, matches and more

The 2012 Ryder Cup gets underway with foursomes on Friday morning featuring a matchup between Tiger Woods and Steve Stricker and Ian Poulter and Justin Rose.

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Team USA and Team Europe will square off in the 2012 Ryder Cup, which begins with foursome play on Friday morning at Medinah Country Club in Medinah, Ill.

A total of eight matches will take place on Friday, but only the four morning showdowns have been determined to this point. The first, which tees off at 8:20 a.m. ET, pits a European team of Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell against Americans Jim Furyk and Brandt Snedeker.

The next match begins at 8:35 a.m. ET and features Vermont native Keegan Bradley and Phil Mickelson squaring off against Luke Donald and Sergio Garcia for Team Europe.

Americans Jason Dufner and Zach Johnson get the third match started at 8:50 a.m. ET against a European duo of Lee Westwood and Francesco Molinari.

The morning's last match tees off at 9:05 a.m. ET when Tiger Woods and Steve Stricker face Ian Poulter and Justin Rose.

Day-long television coverage starts at 8 a.m. ET on ESPN.