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McDowell begins World Match Play defense with win

Northern Ireland's  Graeme McDowell plays a tee shot  during day one of the World Match Play Championship at The London Club, in Ash southeast England Wednesday Oct. 15, 2014. (AP Photo/Nigel French/PA) UNITED KINGDOM OUT

ASH, England (AP) — Defending champion Graeme McDowell and Victor Dubuisson began the World Match Play Championship with comfortable wins on Wednesday, three weeks after teaming up as one of Europe’s top pairings in the Ryder Cup at Gleneagles.

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Reed ready to let emotions fly in World Match Play

This is a Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014 file photo of Patrick Reed of the US as he gestures to the crowd after his birdie on the 7th green to halve the hole during the singles match on the final day of the Ryder Cup golf tournament, at Gleneagles, Scotland.   With his fist-pumping, spiky exchanges with spectators and brilliant play on the course, Patrick Reed was the standout American player in every sense in the Ryder Cup at Gleneagles . Two weeks on, Reed is back on British soil and says he is ready to show more "emotion and passion" at the World Match Play Championship. Reed, who scored a team-high 3 1/2 points in the United States' loss to Europe, is the only American in the 16-man field at The London Golf Club. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison, File)

ASH, England (AP) — With his fist-pumping, spiky exchanges with spectators and brilliant play on the course, Patrick Reed was the standout American player in every sense in the Ryder Cup at Gleneagles.

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