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Story Image Henrik Stenson, who secured the winning point for Europe

Europe Win The 2006 Ryder Cup

Europe have won the Ryder Cup for an unprecedented third successive time with Henrik Stenson claiming the winning point.

Rod Williams, Press Officer
24 September 2006

Europe have won an unprecedented third successive Ryder Cup with rookie Henrik Stenson sealing the win with a 4 and 3 win over Vaughn Taylor. Moments earlier Luke Donald had ensured that Europe would retain the cup with a stunning victory over Chad Campbell.

The celebrations are underway with Europe delivering a crushing blow. Victories by Colin Montgomerie and Paul Casey put the first two points on the board before David Howell won his match with a stunning five and four win over Brett Wetterich.

Howell won four holes in a row with birdies in a golden run to get the better of Wetterich before Donald and Stenson delivered the coup de grace.

And with Europe dominating the bottom half of the draw Europe could match their record victory of two years ago.

Video Highlights

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Memorable Moments

  • 1969: Tony Jacklin and Jack Nicklaus on the final hole of the final day.