NEWPORT, Wales (AP) - After a long rain delay, the Americans
have rallied for a narrow Ryder Cup lead at the end of the first
None of the four matches was completed, but the U.S. team was
leading in two and all-square in another. Europe was leading one
match, a swing from the situation when play was halted at
midmorning because drenching showers made Celtic Manor unplayable.
Europe was ahead in three matches before a delay of more than
seven hours seemed to sap the home team's momentum. It also
prompted officials to make a drastic schedule change, hoping to
avoid the first Monday finish in Ryder Cup history.
There will be six alternating-shot matches in the second
session, followed by a third session with four foursomes and two