Europe's Lee Westwood impressed with Rickie Fowler's 'USA' haircut

Lee Westwood of England waves during the first round of the 96th PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club on August 7, 2014
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Europe's Lee Westwood praises Rickie Fowler for having 'USA' shaved into his hair for this week's Ryder Cup showdown at Gleneagles.

Europe's Lee Westwood has given a thumbs-up to Rickie Fowler's patriotic new hairdo after he had 'USA' shaved into his hair.

The 25-year-old is sporting the tribute for this week's Ryder Cup showdown at Gleneagles in Scotland.

When Westwood was asked by reporters if he would do something similar, the 41-year-old said: "I know I've got a big head, but I don't know if it's big enough to fit 'Europe' on it.

"I find it quite amusing. It's the sort of thing that a 25-year-old lad that's right behind his team does, I suppose. That's the kind of character he is and fair play to him. Suits him, I think. Looks good."

The tournament gets underway on Friday.

The 2014 European Ryder Cup team and captain Paul McGinley pose for a photo at Gleneagles ahead of the event on September 23, 2014
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