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Arnold Palmer's Ryder Cup career record

Arnold Palmer's Ryder Cup career record

  • Career Ryder Cup record (Wins, Losses, Halves): 22-7-2
  • Years Played: 1961, 1963, 1965, 1967, 1971, 1973
  • Years Captain: 1963 (playing captain), 1975
  • Total Matches: 31
  • Singles (W-L-H): 6-3-2
  • Foursomes (W-L-H): 9-3-0 
  • Four-balls (W-L-H): 7-1-0 

Arnold Palmer's Ryder Cup year-by-year results

1975: Laurel Valley Golf Club United States 21, Great Britain & Ireland 11

1973: Muirfield

United States 21, Great Britain & Ireland 11 (Palmer 2-3-0)

  • Day One Morning Foursomes: Jack Nicklaus/Arnold Palmer def. Maurice Bembridge/Eddie Polland (6&5)
  • Day One Afternoon Four-balls: Maurice Bembridge/Brian Huggett def. Jack Nicklaus/Arnold Palmer (3&1)
  • Day Two Morning Foursomes: Peter Oosterhuis/Tony Jacklin def. Arnold Palmer/Dave Hill (2 up)
  • Day Two Afternoon Four-balls: J.C. Snead/Arnold Palmer def. Brian Barnes/Peter Butler (2 up)
  • Day Three Afternoon Singles: Peter Oosterhuis def. Arnold Palmer (4&2)

1971: Old Warson Country Club 

United States 18.5, Great Britain 13.5 (Palmer 4-1-1)

  • Day One Morning Foursomes: Arnold Palmer/Gardner Dickinson def. Peter Townsend/Peter Oosterhuis (2 up)
  • Day One Afternoon Foursomes: Arnold Palmer/Gardner Dickinson def. Peter Townsend/Peter Oosterhuis (1 up)
  • Day Two Morning Four-balls: Arnold Palmer/Gardner Dickinson def. Peter Oosterhuis/Bernard Gallacher (5&4)
  • Day Two Afternoon Four-balls: Jack Nicklaus/Arnold Palmer def. Peter Townsend/Harry Bannerman (1 up)
  • Day Three Morning Singles: Arnold Palmer halved against Harry Bannerman
  • Day Three Afternoon Singles: Peter Oosterhuis def. Arnold Palmer (3&2)

1967: Champions Golf Club

United States 23.5, Great Britain 8.5 (Palmer 5-0-0)

  • Day One Morning Foursomes: Arnold Palmer/Gardner Dickinson def. Peter Alliss/Christy O'Connor (2&1)
  • Day One Afternoon Foursomes: Arnold Palmer/Gardner Dickinson def. Malcom Gregson/Hugh Boyle (5&4)
  • Day Two Afternoon Four-balls: Arnold Palmer/Julius Boros def. George Will/Hugh Boyle (1 up)
  • Day Three Morning Singles: Arnold Palmer def. Tony Jacklin (3&2)
  • Day Three Afternoon Singles: Arnold Palmer def. Brian Huggett (5&3)

1965: Royal Birkdale Golf Club 

United States 19.5, Great Britain 12.5 (Palmer 4-1-0)

  • Day One Morning Foursomes: Dave Thomas/George Will def. Arnold Palmer/Dave Marr (6&5)
  • Day One Afternoon Foursomes: Arnold Palmer/Dave Marr def. Dave Thomas/George Will (6&5)
  • Day Two Afternoon Four-balls: Arnold Palmer/Dave Marr def. Peter Alliss/Christy O'Connor (6&4)
  • Day Three Morning Singles: Arnold Palmer def. Jimmy Hitchcock (3&2)
  • Day Three Afternoon Singles: Arnold Palmer def. Peter Butler (2 up)

1963: Atlanta Athletic Club

United States 23, Great Britain 9 (Palmer 4-2-0)

  • Day One Morning Foursomes: Brian Huggett/George Will def. Arnold Palmer/Johnny Pott (3&2)
  • Day One Afternoon Foursomes: Arnold Palmer/Billy Casper def. Brian Huggett/George Will (5&4)
  • Day Two Morning Four-balls: Arnold Palmer/Dow Finsterwald def. Brian Huggett/Dave Thomas (6&4)
  • Day Two Afternoon Four-balls: Arnold Palmer/Dow Finsterwald def. Neil Coles/Christy O'Connor(6&4)
  • Day Three Morning Singles: Peter Alliss def. Arnold Palmer (1 up)
  • Day Three Afternoon Singles: Arnold Palmer def. George Will (3&2)

1961: Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club

United States 14.5, Great Britain 9.5 (Palmer 3-0-1)

  • Day One Morning Foursomes: Arnold Palmer/Billy Casper def. Dai Rees/Ken Bousfield (2&1)
  • Day One Afternoon Foursomes: Arnold Palmer/Billy Casper def. John Panton/Bernard Hunt (5&4)
  • Day Two Morning Singles: Peter Alliss halved against Arnold Palmer
  • Day Two Afternoon Singles: Arnold Palmer def. Tom Haliburton (2&1)