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Check pants, giant cigars, and glorious Gleneagles: 14 pics from today at the Ryder Cup

Is it Friday yet?

1. Team Europe huddle, possibly to discuss today’s jumper-check pants combo

The European team during a huddle after the team photograph Source: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

2. Lee Westwood obviously missed the memo

Golf - 40th Ryder Cup - Practice Day One - Gleneagles Source: PA Wire/Press Association Images

3. All in place for the team photo

General view of the European team photograph Source: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

4. Rory McIlroy, Victor Dubuisson and Lee Westwood – having the craic

Rory McIlroy, Victor Dubuisson and Lee Westwood Source: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

5. Captain Paul McGinley keeping his eyes firmly on the prize

Paul McGinley with the Ryder Cup Source: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

6. Phil Mickelson and Rickie Fowler teamed up for a bit of practice

Golf - 40th Ryder Cup - Practice Day One - Gleneagles Source: PA Wire/Press Association Images

7. Lefty obliged by signing a few autographs

Golf - 40th Ryder Cup - Practice Day One - Gleneagles Source: PA Wire/Press Association Images

8. Team Europe have some rivals in the fashion stakes

Golf - 40th Ryder Cup - Practice Day One - Gleneagles Source: PA Wire/Press Association Images

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9. Martin Kaymer works on his ball control

Martin Kaymer Source: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

10. Sergio and Rory couldn’t see the woods for the trees

Rory McIlroy and Sergio Garcia Source: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

11. Rory and JP get accustomed to their picturesque surroundings

Rory McIlroy with caddie JP Fitzgerald Source: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

12. While Jiminez gets acquainted with one of his massive cigars

Miguel Angel Jimenez Source: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

13. Hats off to this Europe fan for his show of support

Golf - 40th Ryder Cup - Practice Day One - Gleneagles Source: PA Wire/Press Association Images

14. But will Europe have their hands on the cup come Sunday?

Golf - 40th Ryder Cup - Practice Day One - Gleneagles Source: PA Wire/Press Association Images

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