Ryder Cup Logo Ryder Cup: Team USASeptember 22-24 2006, The K Club, Straffan, County Kildare, Ireland
Sunday Singles
P. 

	

	Harrington
P. Harrington
VS. S. 

	

	Verplank
S. Verplank
Last update: 11:57 AM ET
MATCH 12 - FINALRESULT: USA Wins 4 & 3
Hole123456789101112131415161718
Par443544434543434545
P. Harrington433534434544424   
S. Verplank342534334543414   
Match Progress                  
1UpAS1Up1Up1Up1Up2Up2Up2Up2Up2Up3Up3Up4Up4Up   

Hole Yards Par Hole Highlights
1 418 4 Verplank holes a short 3 foot putt at the first hole for a birdie 3. Harrington makes a par 4. Verplank goes 1-Up.
2 413 4 Harrington sinks a birdie putt at the second hole while Verplank has to make do with a par 4. Match All Square.
3 170 3 At the third hole Verplank's tee shot landed just 6 feet from the pin. He duly holes his birdie putt to go 1-Up.
4 568 5 Both players make par 5s to halve the hole. Verplank remains 1-Up.
5 440 4 Verplank and Harrington make birdie 3s to halve the hole. The American remains 1-Up.
6 478 4 Both players make 4s to halve the hole. Verplank stays 1-Up.
7 430 4 Verplank extends his lead by sinking a birdie putt to go 2-Up.
8 173 3 The American keeps his nose in front as the hole is halved in par. USA remain 2-Up.
9 461 4 Once again the hole is halved in 4 and Verplank stays 2-Up.
10 584 5 The match remains 2-Up for Verplank as both players make par at the par 5 tenth hole.
11 415 4 Once again both players make par. Verplank stays 2-Up. 
12 182 3 Verplank wins the hole with a par as Harrington makes bogey. Verplank extends his lead to 3-Up.
13 428 4 Both players make par.
14 213 3 Verplank makes a sensational hole in one at the 213 yard par 3 fourteenth hole. His shot landed eight feet short of the pin before rolling into the cup. Verplank goes 4-Up with five to play. 
15 446 4 Harrington makes a par 4 after holing from 6 feet. Verplank then also makes par to halve the hole and win the match 4 & 3.
16 555 5  
17 424 4  
18 537 5  

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