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Big day for Luke Donald, Ryder Cupper

Luke Donald of England started round 4 of The Barclays here in Paramus, N.J.. He made birdies on the first six holes and added another on No. 9. And that wasn't the half of it.

He was named by captain Colin Montgomerie to Europe's Ryder Cup team, along with fellow captains picks Padraig Harrington and Edoardo Molinari. The latter forced Monty's hand by winning the European Tour's Johnnie Walker Classic today.

It will be quite cool to watch Eduardo Molinari play with his brother Francesco, the first brother team ever in the Ryder Cup. "I don't think I have to tell you" who each will be paired with in four-balls and foursomes, Montie said.

U.S. captain Corey Pavin will name his picks next Tuesday in a news conference on Wall Street. One cinch is the fellow who's ranked No. 1 in the world and is 3-under through 14 holes at The Barclays today, Tiger Woods

Tags: Tiger Woods , Luke Donald , The Barclays , Ryder Cup , Corey Pavin

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