BBC Sport - Ryder Cup 2014: McDowell & McIlroy key for Europe - Harrington

McIlroy & McDowell 'key for Europe'

Northern Irishmen Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell will be key for Europe at the Ryder Cup, according to vice-captain Padraig Harrington.

The Dubliner, who has played in six Ryder Cups, says the USA will aim to "take down" world number one McIlroy when the competition at Gleneagles starts on Friday.

Three-time major winner Harrington says McDowell "could have a very big week" because of his Ryder Cup record and form this season.

The 40th Ryder Cup begins at at the Gleneagles Hotel in Perthshire on Friday - watch on BBC TV, radio and online.

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