At The Turn: Thomas Bjorn, Martin Kaymer edge ahead of Rickie Fowler, Jimmy Walker

Thomas Bjorn and Martin Kaymer give Europe a one-shot lead against Rickie Fowler and Jimmy Walker in Friday morning's second fourballs at Gleneagles.

European duo Thomas Bjorn and Martin Kaymer hold a slender lead over Rickie Fowler and Jimmy Walker in Friday morning's second fourballs.

Martin Kaymer and Thomas Bjorn of Europe walk onto the 1st during the Morning Fourballs of the 2014 Ryder Cup on the PGA Centenary course at Gleneagles on September 26, 2014© Getty Images

On the first, Kaymer almost holed his second shot but a tap-in birdie was enough to take an early lead, and it only got better for the European pairing as they opened up a three-shot advantage after four holes.

Fowler struck back with a birdie on the fifth, but Kaymer squandered a chance on six to regain the three-shot lead.

The seventh and eighth were shared and the ninth looked to be heading the same way before Walker produced a stunning shot from the bunker to hole out for an eagle to halve the deficit at the turn.

Keep track of the back nine by following Sports Mole's live text coverage.

Phil Mickelson of the United States plays from a bunker on the 9th hole during the Morning Fourballs of the 2014 Ryder Cup on the PGA Centenary course at Gleneagles on September 26, 2014
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