Sergio Garcia and Jose Maria Olazabal beat David Toms and Brett Wetterich 3 and 2 to peg it back to all square in the second fourball match at the Ryder Cup today.
Garcia rolled in a 25-footer from the fringe on the first and although Olazabal holed from 18 feet on the next Toms made his from 10.
The 568-yard fourth was also halved in birdies, with Garcia leaving his eagle putt a fraction short.
Toms came to the side’s rescue again at the sixth with a 12-foot birdie putt for a half after Garcia had found the target again from 14, but Olazabal’s five-footer on nine took the Spaniards, out in a brilliant five under 30, two up.
Wetterich was on in two to win the 584-yard 10th and Garcia needed a 10-footer for a half on the next.
Neither American could even par the 13th, however, and Garcia’s 15-foot putt for his side’s seventh birdie made it three up with three to play.
Garcia was on in two at the 16th and when he birdied again he and his partner were a spectacular eight under.