USA's Webb Simpson reacts after making a putt to win the 13th hole during a fourball match Saturday at the Ryder Cup. Simpson and Watson won their match to give Team USA a 9-4 lead.
USA's Keegan Bradley reacts after making a putt on the ninth hole during a foursomes match at the Ryder Cup Saturday at Medinah Country Club. Bradley and Phil Mickelson led the charge as Team USA grabbed an 8-4 lead before the afternoon matches.
Phil Mickelson gives partner Keegan Bradley the thumbs-up for hitting a great shot from the rough on the 4th hole that landed on the green Saturday morning during Day 2 of the 2012 Ryder Cup at Medinah Country Club.
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A panoramic view of the fans at the first tee Saturday morning during Day 2 of the 2012 Ryder Cup at Medinah Country Club.
Jeff Knox | Staff Photographer
Europe's Rory McIlroy reacts after missing a putt on the seventh hole during a foursomes match Saturday at the Ryder Cup at Medinah Country Club.
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Phil Mickelson and Keegan Bradley helped stake the Americans to their biggest lead in the Ryder Cup in more than 30 years. Ian Poulter, eyes bulging and fists shaking with every clutch putt, at least gave Europe some big momentum over the final frantic hour Saturday at Medinah. "The last two putts were massive," European captain Jose Maria Olazabal said after watching Poulter stay undefeated in this Ryder Cup.