Ryder Cup: Paul McGinley says only tactics will keep McIlroy and McDowell apart

Rory McIlroy 0808Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell have been kept apart in this morning's European Ryder Cup practice groups.

McIlroy went out alongside Sergio Garcia and Martin Kaymer, while McDowell partnered Henrik Stenson and Victor Dubuisson.

European captain Paul McGinley says if the players are kept apart, it will be for tactical reasons: