The Barclays

Rose, Stenson will be valuable players for young Europe team

With half of the roster filled with Ryder Cup rookies, the value of the European veterans in golf's biennial international grudge match has only increased.

Justin Rose and Henrik Stenson are just the type of tandem for the team to turn to.

"We hit the ball a very similar distance, so we can work off one another from that point of view," Rose said. "Statistically we play a similar game, our fairways and greens. Our ball-striking would be our strength."

Even their caddies are pals.

"It's not just a team of me and Henrik. It's a team of four that feel comfortable together," said Rose, who played with Stenson at the last Ryder Cup...