After all the hype, Ryder Cup gets started in France

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After all the hype, Ryder Cup gets started in France

SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES, France â€" Thousands of fans are filling up the massive grandstand behind the first tee at the Ryder Cup in the dark, anticipating the start of matches between two of the strongest teams ever assembled for the matches.

The stadium-like grandstand at Le Golf National holds nearly 7,000 people, and thousands more are taking up space down the fairway as Europe sets out to defend its turf. The Americans are coming off a Ryder Cup victory two ye ars ago in Minnesota. They have not won in Europe since 1993.

U.S. Open and PGA champion Brooks Koepka will partner with Tony Finau in the opening fourballs match against Justin Rose and Jon Rahm. Tiger Woods and Patrick Reed are in the anchor match.

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