BBC Sport - Ryder Cup 2014: McDowell and McIlroy unlikely to team up

McIlroy and McDowell may not pair up

Graeme McDowell says his relationship with Rory McIlroy has changed now that his fellow Northern Irishman has won four majors and is the world number one.

The pair have played together in previous Ryder Cups but are expected to be split up for the 2014 competition at Gleneagles.

"We certainly won't play in every match with each other as we have done in the past," McDowell said.

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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