Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland (L) embraces teammate Sergio Garcia of Spain on the eighth green during a practice round at the Gleneagles golf course in Gleneagles, Scotland, on September 25, 2014, ahead of the 2014 Ryder Cup match between Europe and the USA. European and US Ryder Cup players got acquainted with the PGA Centenary Course at Gleneagles on  with both sides saying they were surprised how thick the rough was. AFP PHOTO/BEN STANSALL        (Photo credit should read BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images)