World's number one-ranked golfer Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland (L) greets with a fist bump Ian Poulter of England as they practice on the driving range in Gleneagles, Scotland, on September 22, 2014, ahead of the Ryder Cup match between Europe and the United States. Europe's star-man Rory McIlroy said on September 21 that winning next week's Ryder Cup would be "the icing on the cake" of a brilliant year. AFP PHOTO/BEN STANSALL        (Photo credit should read BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images)