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Somehow with Lowry it is always that little bit extra special and he didn't disappoint, with some remarkable recovery shots and clutch putts to secure his biggest victory to date.
Players will be coming in with short irons so can be aggressive, but recovery shots from around the green are tough.
"It's got to be the Europeans just trying to get under your skin early!" Jim Furyk, playing in his ninth consecutive Ryder Cup, said the Gleneagles rough is too long and will stop exciting recovery shots. "I'm a little surprised by the set-up," he said.
But even though he kept finding the rough with his driver, and needing to cream glorious recovery shots with his threewood to stay in the match, he chipped away to such an extent we went to the 18th with my advantage down to one hole.
However, he was able to conjure up some trademark recovery shots that helped him saved par.
Even when the American superstar is still occasionally wayward off the tee, his recovery shots and putting take the breath away.
A birdie on the 17th pulled back some ground before a series of great recovery shots - including on the 2nd after he hit J another tree from the tee - saw him grind out four straight pars.