Luke Donald will take on Bubba Watson in the first of 12 singles matches that will ultimately decide the Ryder Cup.
European skipper Jose Maria Olazabal says he will feel the presence of Seve Ballesteros at the Ryder Cup.
A Ryder Cup played in Chicago has a big added ingredient for England's world number three.
A look back at the odds going into past Ryder Cups. Has the betting market proved a reliable guide?
The wildcard issue is always a part of the Ryder Cup build-up. But do captain's picks make a difference?
Dave Tindall looks at whether home advantage in past Ryder Cups really does have a serious effect.