Ryder Cup

History

Ryder Cup

History

1927 Worcester Country Club, Worcester, Massachusetts
9½ Walter Hagen USA Captain
2½ Ted Ray GB Captain
United States wins inaugural Ryder Cup
1929 Moortown Golf Club, Leeds, England
5 Walter Hagen USA Captain
7 George Duncan GB Captain
GREAT BRITAIN EVENS THE SCORE AT 1-1
1931 Scioto Country Club, Columbus, Ohio
9 Walter Hagen USA Captain
3 Charles Whitcombe GB Captain
U.S. ROLLS TO EASY VICTORY AT SCIOTO
1933 Southport and Ainsdale Golf Club, Southport, England
5½ Walter Hagen USA Captain
6½ JH Taylor GB Captain
GREAT BRITAIN TRIUMPHS IN ENGLAND AGAIN
1935 Ridgewood Country Club, Ridgewood, New Jersey
9 Walter Hagen USA Captain
3 Charles Whitcombe GB Captain
HAGEN RETIRES AS PLAYER AFTER BIG U.S. WIN
1937 Southport and Ainsdale Golf Club, Southport, England
8 Walter Hagen USA Captain
4 Charles Whitcombe GB Captain
UNITED STATES EARNS FIRST VICTORY IN ENGLAND
Go to next era > The Formative Years 1947 - 1967
1947 Portland Golf Club, Portland, Oregon
11 Ben Hogan USA Captain
1 Henry Cotton GB Captain
RYDER CUP RESUMES WITH USA RUNAWAY IN PORTLAND
1949 Ganton Golf Club, Scarborough, England
7 Ben Hogan USA Captain
5 Charles Whitcombe GB Captain
UNDERMANNED USA EKES OUT VICTORY AT GANTON
1951 Pinehurst Resort, Pinehurst, North Carolina
9½ Sam Snead USA Captain
2½ Arthur Lacey GB Captain
AT PINEHURST, SNEAD QUARTERBACKS USA TO BIG WIN
1953 Wentworth Golf Club, Wentworth, England
6½ Lloyd Mangrum USA Captain
5½ Henry Cotton GB Captain
TENSE MATCHES END IN NARROW VICTORY FOR USA
1955 Thunderbird Golf & Country Club, Palm Springs, California
8 Chick Habert USA Captain
4 Dai Rees GB Captain
BOLT AND BURKE POWER USA TO VICTORY IN DESERT
1957 Lindrick Golf Club, Yorkshire, England
4½ Jack Burke USA Captain
7½ Dai Rees GB Captain
NEW POINT SYSTEM ADDS UP TO SOLID BRITISH WIN
1959 Eldorado Country Club, Palm Desert, California
8½ Sam Snead USA Captain
3½ Dai Rees GB Captain
BACK IN CALIFORNIA, USA ROLLS TO BIG VICTORY
1961 Royal Lytham & St. Annes, St. Annes, England
14½ Jerry Barber USA Captain
9½ Dai Rees GB Captain
SOLID VICTORY FOR UNITED STATES IN PALMER'S DEBUT
1963 East Lake Golf Club, Atlanta, Georgia
23 Arnold Palmer USA Captain
9 John Fallon GB Captain
UNITED STATES DOMINATES FIRST THREE-DAY RYDER CUP
1965 Royal Birkdale Golf Club, Southport, England
19½ Byron Nelson USA Captain
12½ Harry Weetman GB Captain
AMERICANS CONQUER BRITISH WIND AT BIRKDALE
1967 Champions Golf Club, Houston, Texas
23½ Ben Hogan USA Captain
8½ Dai Rees GB Captain
UNITED STATES WINS BY ITS LARGEST MARGIN EVER
Go to next era > American Domination 1969 - 1983
1969 Royal Birkdale Golf Club, Southport, England
16 Sam Snead USA Captain
16 Eric Brown GB Captain
NICKLAUS' CONCESSION YIELDS A HISTORIC TIE
1971 Old Warson Country Club, St. Louis, Missouri
18½ Jay Hebert USA Captain
13½ Eric Brown GB Captain
UNITED STATES SCORES SOLID VICTORY IN ST. LOUIS
1973 Muirfield Golf Club, Muirfield, Scotland
19 Jack Burke USA Captain
13 Bernard Hunt GB & I Captain
FIRST RYDER CUP IN SCOTLAND GOES TO USA
1975 Laurel Valley Golf Club, Ligonier, Pennsylvania
21 Arnold Palmer USA Captain
11 Bernard Hunt GB & I Captain
USA ROLLS, DESPITE TWO NICKLAUS SINGLES LOSSES
1977 Royal Lytham & St. Annes, St. Annes, England
12½ Dow Finsterwald USA Captain
7½ Brian Huggett GB & I Captain
UNITED STATES IN CONTROL ALL THE WAY AT LYTHAM
1979 The Greenbrier, White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia
17 Billy Casper USA Captain
11 John Jacobs Europe Captain
FIRST MATCH TO INCLUDE EUROPE ENDS IN U.S. WIN
1981 Walton Heath Golf Club, Surrey, England
18½ Billy Casper USA Captain
9½ John Jacobs Europe Captain
AT WALTON HEATH, USA DOMINATES FOR FINAL TIME
1983 PGA National, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
14½ Jack Nicklaus USA Captain
13½ Tony Jacklin Europe Captain
USA PULLS OUT WIN WITH WADKINS' LAST-HOLE HALVE
Go to next era > Europe Emerges 1985 - 2016
1985 The Belfry, Sutton Coldfield, England
11½ Lee Trevino USA Captain
16½ Tony Jacklin Europe Captain
TORRANCE SECURES EUROPEAN VICTORY AT THE BELFRY
1987 Muirfield Village Golf Club, Dublin, Ohio
13 Jack Nicklaus USA Captain
15 Tony Jacklin Europe Captain
AT MUIRFIELD VILLAGE, EUROPE FINALLY WINS IN USA
1989 The Belfry, Sutton Coldfield, England
14 Raymond Floyd USA Captain
14 Tony Jacklin Europe Captain
USA RALLIES FOR SECOND DRAW IN RYDER CUP HISTORY
1991 Kiawah Island Golf Resort, Kiawah Island, South Carolina
14½ Dave Stockton USA Captain
13½ Bernard Gallacher Europe Captain
USA NARROWLY PREVAILS IN 'WAR BY THE SHORE'
1993 The Belfry, Sutton Coldfield, England
15 Tom Watson USA Captain
13 Bernard Gallacher Europe Captain
MEMORABLE COMEBACK LEADS TO UNITED STATES WIN
1995 Oak Hill Country Club, Rochester, New York
13½ Lanny Wadkins USA Captain
14½ Bernard Gallacher Europe Captain
EUROPE SHOCKS UNITED STATES LATE AT OAK HILL
1997 Valderrama Golf Club, Sotogrande, Spain
13½ Tom Kite USA Captain
14½ Seve Ballesteros Europe Captain
BALLESTEROS CAPTAINS EUROPE TO WIN IN SPAIN
1999 The Country Club, Brookline, Massachusetts
14½ Ben Crenshaw USA Captain
13½ Mark James Europe Captain
CRENSHAW'S "FEELING" LEADS TO USA'S COMEBACK WIN
2002 The Belfry, Sutton Coldfield, England
12½ Curtis Strange USA Captain
15½ Sam Torrance Europe Captain
UNDEFEATED MONTGOMERIE LEADS EUROPE TO VICTORY
2004 Oakland Hills Golf Club, Bloomfield Township, Michigan
9½ Hal Sutton USA Captain
18½ Bernhard Langer Europe Captain
AT OAKLAND HILLS, EUROPE GETS ITS BIGGEST WIN
2006 The K Club, Straffan, Ireland
9½ Tom Lehman USA Captain
18½ Ian Woosnam Europe Captain
EUROPE CRUISES TO RECORD-TYING ROUT IN IRELAND
2008 Valhalla Golf Club, Louisville, Kentucky
16½ Paul Azinger USA Captain
11½ Nick Faldo Europe Captain
AZINGER'S "PODS" POWER UNITED STATES TO VICTORY
2010 Celtic Manor Resort, Southport, Wales
13½ Corey Pavin USA Captain
14½ Colin Montgomerie Europe Captain
EUROPE WINS A SQUEAKER IN WET AND WILD WALES
2012 Medinah Country Club, Medinah, Illinois
13½ Davis Love III USA Captain
14½ Jose Maria Olazabal Europe Captain
EUROPE ROMPS IN SINGLES TO WIN "MIRACLE AT MEDINAH"
2014 Gleneagles Resort, Perthshire, Scotland
11½ Tom Watson USA Captain
16½ Paul McGinley Europe Captain
IN SCOTLAND, EUROPE WINS SIXTH OUT OF LAST SEVEN CUPS
2016 Hazeltine National Golf Club, Chaska, Minnesota
17 Davis Love III USA Captain
11 Darren Clarke Europe Captain
Patrick Reed leads Ryder Cup USA to its first victory since 2008 2016 Coverage