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Newsround heads to Holywood, home of Rory McIlroy

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It's the first day of the famous Ryder Cup and the world's number one golfer, Rory McIlroy, is in action.

The competition pitches Europe's best players against those from the US.

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Rory's had an amazing year, so Ricky jetted off to find out what impact his success has had on his hometown of Holywood in Northern Ireland.