Ryder Cup 2012 Day 2: Tiger Woods to rest Saturday morning

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U.S. captain Davis Love III decided to rest his top-ranked player to begin Day 2 of the 2012 Ryder Cup at Medinah Country Club.

World No. 2 Tiger Woods will not play in the morning's alternate-shot fouresomes matches as Day 2 of the 2012 Ryder Cup begins on Saturday morning. Woods took two losses in his first two matches on Friday while playing with Steve Stricker, and fell to a red-hot European tandem of Nicholas Colsaerts and Lee Westwood.

Colsaerts made history with eight birdies and an eagle on the first day of competition and picked up a big point for Europe in the afternoon's last match to conclude. He will play alongside Sergio Garcia on Saturday.

The first match of the morning will begin at 7:20 a.m. CT and feature the dynamic duo of Bubba Watson and Webb Simpson against Europe's best group from Day 1, Justin Rose and Ian Poulter.

The full pairings for Day 2 are as follows:

All times CT

Justin Rose / Ian Poulter vs. Bubba Watson / Webb Simpson, 7:20 AM

Lee Westwood / Luke Donald vs. Keegan Bradley / Phil Mickelson, 7:35 AM

Nicholas Colsaerts / S. Garcia vs. Jason Dufner / Zach Johnson, 7:50 AM

Rory. McIlroy / Graeme McDowell vs. Jim Furyk / Brandt Snedeker 8:05 AM

Television Broadcast:

All times ET

NBC, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

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