Possession of the Ryder Cup wasn't decided until the 17th hole of the last match, where rock-solid U.S. Open champion Graeme McDowell held off a tenacious Hunter Mahan.
Zach Johnson charged out of the gate with birdies on the first two holes and was never seriously challenged while defeating Padraig Harrington 3 and 2.
After disappointing in team play, Phil Mickelson bounced back in a big way against Peter Hanson, who struggled while Mickelson soared to a never-in-doubt triumph.
Ryder Cup rookie Rickie Fowler birdied his final four holes, including a pressure-packed 15 on the last, to steal a half-point from Francesco Molinari.
In this David vs. Goliath matchup, the Goliath that is Tiger Woods exhibited his vintage form to overwhelm young Francesco Molinari with a relentless barrage of birdies.
Spain's Miguel Angel Jimenez carded birdies on hole Nos. 8, 9 and 11 to pull away from Bubba Watson and pick up his first single victory in four tries in the Ryder Cup.
Fired-up first-timer Jeff Overton overcame an early deficit to fired-up first-timer Ross Fisher in a showdown between two of the Ryder Cup's most emotional performers.
Team Europe's Ian Poulter made seven birdies, including a 25-footer and a pitch-in, and was never challenged in a 5-and-4 easy victory over Matt Kuchar.
Martin Kaymer won the PGA Championship, but Dustin Johnson played like a major champion in this match, jumping ahead early and never looking back in a runaway 6&4 win.
Jim Furyk fell 3 down to Luke Donald and went to the 18th hole with a shot to steal a half-point, but the Englishman made a clutch par of the 18th hole to win the match.
Stewart Cink and Rory McIlroy halved very few holes in their match, with McIlroy starting fast, Cink battling back, and finally McIlroy rallying to give each team half a point.
Team USA's Steve Stricker twice rallied from 1-down deficits to defeat Lee Westwood 2 and 1, handing the Team Europe stalwart only his third loss in his last 18 matches.