"Everything feels pretty good", Woods said when asked about how his body is holding up.
Woods is out in the fourth match against charismatic rookie Jon Rahm, while Phil Mickelson will play only his second game of the week when faces Molinari. "We talked earlier this week about his play and how he was playing and his opportunities for play this week".
"I've been carried the other guys the other two times I was on the winning side and it was about time to help them".
Reed was the face of the US victory in the 2016 Ryder Cup at Hazeltine, but this version of him has been barely recognizable from the one who was labeled "Captain America". "That's the nature of match play".
On a remarkable afternoon, Molinari becomes the first European player to compile a ideal 5-0 record in the contest, with American Larry Nelson the only other to do so in 1979, while Garcia's 2 and 1 victory over Rickie Fowler made him Europe's all-time leading Ryder Cup points scorer. Only Americans Lanny Wadkins and Larry Nelson had done so previously, back in 1979, the first year continental Europe joined the competition.
Despite the US claiming three wins in the first six matches, halving one and losing only one, it wasn't almost enough to give themselves a chance as the Europeans won three of the next four matches to claim another Ryder Cup win on home soil (they haven't lost at home since 1993).
"There's not much you can say about it", said Bjorn. "His pace looked a little bit slow walking; I think that's expected coming off a big win".
That would be Sergio Garcia, who won a point himself shortly afterward and now has amassed 25 1/2 points in Ryder Cup competition - topping Nick Faldo's record of 25 - over the years.
"We came over here and played our practice rounds and prepped for this golf course", said Furyk. I've been grinding at it, working at it for a long time. The idea to rest him on Friday afternoon was a good one. "I think I got it right". "We know how to get the job done". "That's what you need". But Woods, who will only be 44 for the next matches, is likely only getting started on this latest comeback.
The first team to 14 1/2 points wins, though as the defending champion, the USA would retain the trophy in the event of a tie.
"Very disappointing", Woods said. He had to hand the Italian golfer the trophy for his own Quicken Loans National in July - where Woods finished 10 strokes back.
Now he's had two days of Ryder Cup matches with him, as well as Fleetwood, who has now earned the most points by any European Ryder Cup rookie.
"It's been a long week, playing five matches, but you know, again, I stepped it up when I had to and you know, that putt on 14 was great". "That's hard to do". Europe not only whitewashed the US, going 4-0, no match even reached the 17th hole. "Every day, I saw 'Leave your egos at the door". Earlier in the week, McIlroy admitted he had paid the price for -failing to control his emotions in his singles match with Patrick Reed at Hazeltine two years ago. But in beating Dustin Johnson, Poulter remained unbeaten in singles and ran his Ryder Cup record to 12-4-2.