Sunday's Singles
S. Cink                  
G. McDowell                  
Sunday Singles
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MATCH 9 - FINAL RESULT: Europe Wins 2 & 1
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
Par 4 4 3 4 4 4 5 3 4 5 3 4 4 3 4 4 4 5
S. Cink 4 3 2 3 4 4 6 3 5 4 3 5 4 3 4 4 4
G. McDowell 4 3 3 3 4 4 3 3 4 4 4 4 3 3 4 4 4
Match Progress
AS AS 1Up 1Up 1Up 1Up AS AS 1Up 1Up AS 1Up 2Up 2Up 2Up 2Up 2Up
HoleYardsParHole Highlights
14484Both players hit the green in 2. Cink laid his 18-foot birdie putt stone dead, then McDowell, from inside, shaved the hole. The hole was halved in 4, so the match is all-square.
25054Again both players found the green. This time McDowell holed for a birdie and was followed in by Cink for a halve. Still all-square.
32063Cink hit a superb tee shot to this par 3 and converted his 7-foot birdie putt for a 2 and a win to go 1-up.
43754McDowell hit his second shot very close to the hole and watched as Cink again holed a long birdie putt then conceded McDowell's birdie for a halve. Cink remains 1-up.
54634Cink found some trouble on this hole and was left with a 14-foot putt for a halve after McDowell 2-putted from 30 feet for a par. He calmly rolled it in and remained 1-up.
65004Cink continued his excellent form with the putter with a par save from around 6 feet. McDowell followed him in from around 4 feet and the hole was halved.
76015Cink struggled on this hole and after 5 strokes, he conceded to McDowell, who had only played 2. All-square.
81804McDowell's birdie putt on this par 3 shaved the hole, so the hole was halved in 3. All-square.
94164McDowell took the lead for the first time in the match as Cink mised his par putt from 10 feet after the Northern Irish player had secured his par 4. McDowell 1-up.
105945McDowell hit what an on-course commentator described as the best shot of the Ryder Cup so far with a 3-wood to 8 feet on this par 5 with a very narrow entrance to the green. Cink holed his birdie putt from 15 feet to stay alive on the hole. McDowell's eagle effort slid by on the right and the hole was halved in birdie 4s, McDowell remains 1-up.
112083McDowell missed the green to the right on this par 3 and could only recover to 20 feet with his second. He couldn't make a 3, so Cink's par was enough to bring the match to all-square.
124644A bogey for the American cost him the hole and McDowell regained the lead, 1-up.
133524Both players played beautiful approaches to this short par 4 with an island green, Cink to 5 feet and McDowell to 2 feet. For seemingly the first time, Cink failed to covert and as McDowell rolled his putt in, he assumed a 2-up lead.
142153The hole halved in 3, leaving McDowell 2-up.
154344Both players hit wild tee shots on this hole, but each recovered for an eventual halve in 4. McDowell remained 2-up.
165114With his opponent already safely in for par, McDowell rolled his 30-foot putt stone dead to go 2-up with 2 to play.
174774The match was decided in McDowell's favor here as a halve in 4 meant a final result of 2 and 1.