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Profile: Sandy Lyle

Country: Scotland
Born: 9.2.58
Birthplace: Shrewsbury, England
Residence: Balquhidder, Perthshire, Scotland
Family:Wife: Jolande (m. 1989); Children: Stuart (1983), James (1986), Alexandra (1993), Quintin (1995)
European Tour International Schedule Victories: Total 18
Other Tournament Victories: Total 3
Turned Professional: 1978
Teams: Ryder Cup 1979, 81, 83, 85 (winners), 87 (winners); Alfred Dunhill Cup 1985, 86, 87, 88, 89, 90, 92; World Cup 1979, 80 (individual winner), 87; 4 Tours World 1985, 86, 87; Championship Hennessy Cognac Cup 1980 (winners), 82 (winners), 84 (individual winner); UBS Cup 2004

RYDER CUP EXPERIENCE

Years played: 1979, 81, 83, 85 (winners), 87 (winners)
Played 18, Won 7, Lost 9, Halved 2: Points 8

1979: The Greenbrier, W. Va; USA 17 Europe 11
Foursomes: Lyle/Jacklin halved Trevino/Morgan (halved)
Foursomes: Jacklin/Lyle beat Elder/Mahaffey (5 and 4)
Fourballs: Jacklin/Lyle beat Irwin/Kite (1 hole)
Singles: Lyle lost to Trevino (2 and 1)

1981: Walton Health GC, Surrey, England; USA 18½ Europe 9½
Foursomes: Lyle/James beat Rogers/Lietzke (2 and 1)
Fourballs: Lyle/James beat Crenshaw/Pate (3 and 2)
Fourballs: Lyle/James lost to Nelson/Kite (1 hole)
Foursomes: Lyle/James lost to Rogers/Floyd (3 and 2)
Singles: Lyle lost to Kite (3 and 2)

1983: PGA Ntnl GC, Plm Beach Gdns, Fla.; USA 14½ Europe 13½
Foursomes: Gallacher/Lyle lost to Watson/Crenshaw (5 and 4)
Singles: Lyle lost to Crenshaw (3 and 1)

1985: The Belfry, Sutton Coldfield, England; USA 11½ Europe 16½
Foursomes: Lyle/Brown lost to Wadkins/Floyd (4 and 3)
Fourballs: Langer/Lyle halved Stadler/Strange halved
Singles: Lyle beat Jacobsen (3 and 2)

1987: Muirfield Village GC, Dublin, Ohio; USA 13 Europe 15
Fourballs: Lyle/Langer beat Bean/Calcavecchia (1 hole)
Foursomes: Lyle/Langer beat Wadkins/Nelson (2 and 1)
Fourballs: Lyle/Langer beat Wadkins/Nelson (1 hole)
Singles: Lyle lost to Kite (3 and 2)

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