USA captain Tom Watson: 'Jordan Spieth, Patrick Reid upset at being dropped'

USA trio Patrick Reed, captain Tom Watson and Jordan Spieth look on from the 1st tee during the Morning Fourballs of the 2014 Ryder Cup on the PGA Centenary course at Gleneagles on September 26, 2014
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USA captain Tom Watson reveals that Jordan Spieth and Patrick Reed were "upset" when they were dropped for this afternoon's Ryder Cup foursomes.

USA Ryder Cup captain Tom Watson has admitted that Jordan Spieth and Patrick Reed were "very upset" with him after he decided to drop the rookies for this afternoon's foursomes at Gleneagles.

The duo impressed in the morning session by securing a comfortable 5&4 victory over Europe's Ian Poulter and Stephen Gallacher.

"They were very upset with me for not playing them this afternoon," Watson told Sky Sports News. "I said, 'I know you're going to be mad at me, but you'll be playing tomorrow for sure'."

The Americans are currently leading 2.5-1.5 over the defending champions.

Rory McIlroy of Europe hits his tee shot on the 1st 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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