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Ryder Cup

History

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Era 1 Early Years 1927 - 1937

1927

Worcester Country Club, Worcester, Massachusetts
9½
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Walter Hagen
USA Captain
2½
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Ted Ray
GB Captain
Ryder Cup History
United States wins inaugural Ryder Cup

1929

Moortown Golf Club, Leeds, England
7
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George Duncan
GB Captain
5
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Walter Hagen
USA Captain
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GREAT BRITAIN EVENS THE SCORE AT 1-1

1931

Scioto Country Club, Columbus, Ohio
9
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Walter Hagen
USA Captain
3
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Charles Whitcombe
GB Captain
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U.S. ROLLS TO EASY VICTORY AT SCIOTO

1933

Southport and Ainsdale Golf Club, Southport, England
6½
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JH Taylor
GB Captain
5½
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Walter Hagen
USA Captain
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GREAT BRITAIN TRIUMPHS IN ENGLAND AGAIN

1935

Ridgewood Country Club, Ridgewood, New Jersey
9
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Walter Hagen
USA Captain
3
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Charles Whitcombe
GB Captain
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HAGEN RETIRES AS PLAYER AFTER BIG U.S. WIN

1937

Southport and Ainsdale Golf Club, Southport, England
4
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Charles Whitcombe
GB Captain
8
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Walter Hagen
USA Captain
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UNITED STATES EARNS FIRST VICTORY IN ENGLAND
Era 2 The Formative Years 1947 - 1967

1947

Portland Golf Club, Portland, Oregon
11
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Ben Hogan
USA Captain
1
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Henry Cotton
GB Captain
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RYDER CUP RESUMES WITH USA RUNAWAY IN PORTLAND

1949

Ganton Golf Club, Scarborough, England
5
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Charles Whitcombe
GB Captain
7
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Ben Hogan
USA Captain
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UNDERMANNED USA EKES OUT VICTORY AT GANTON

1951

Pinehurst Resort, Pinehurst, North Carolina
9½
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Sam Snead
USA Captain
2½
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Arthur Lacey
GB Captain
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AT PINEHURST, SNEAD QUARTERBACKS USA TO BIG WIN

1953

Wentworth Golf Club, Wentworth, England
5½
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Henry Cotton
GB Captain
6½
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Lloyd Mangrum
USA Captain
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TENSE MATCHES END IN NARROW VICTORY FOR USA

1955

Thunderbird Golf & Country Club, Palm Springs, California
8
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Chick Habert
USA Captain
4
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Dai Rees
GB Captain
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BOLT AND BURKE POWER USA TO VICTORY IN DESERT

1957

Lindrick Golf Club, Yorkshire, England
7½
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Dai Rees
GB Captain
4½
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Jack Burke
USA Captain
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NEW POINT SYSTEM ADDS UP TO SOLID BRITISH WIN

1959

Eldorado Country Club, Palm Desert, California
8½
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Sam Snead
USA Captain
3½
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Dai Rees
GB Captain
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BACK IN CALIFORNIA, USA ROLLS TO BIG VICTORY

1961

Royal Lytham & St. Annes, St. Annes, England
9½
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Dai Rees
GB Captain
14½
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Jerry Barber
USA Captain
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SOLID VICTORY FOR UNITED STATES IN PALMER'S DEBUT

1963

East Lake Golf Club, Atlanta, Georgia
23
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Arnold Palmer
USA Captain
9
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John Fallon
GB Captain
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UNITED STATES DOMINATES FIRST THREE-DAY RYDER CUP

1965

Royal Birkdale Golf Club, Southport, England
12½
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Harry Weetman
GB Captain
19½
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Byron Nelson
USA Captain
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AMERICANS CONQUER BRITISH WIND AT BIRKDALE

1967

Champions Golf Club, Houston, Texas
23½
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Ben Hogan
USA Captain
8½
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Dai Rees
GB Captain
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UNITED STATES WINS BY ITS LARGEST MARGIN EVER
Era 3 American Domination 1969 - 1983

1969

Royal Birkdale Golf Club, Southport, England
16
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Eric Brown
GB Captain
16
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Sam Snead
USA Captain
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NICKLAUS' CONCESSION YIELDS A HISTORIC TIE

1971

Old Warson Country Club, St. Louis, Missouri
18½
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Jay Hebert
USA Captain
13½
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Eric Brown
GB Captain
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UNITED STATES SCORES SOLID VICTORY IN ST. LOUIS

1973

Muirfield Golf Club, Muirfield, Scotland
13
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Bernard Hunt
GB & I Captain
19
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Jack Burke
USA Captain
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FIRST RYDER CUP IN SCOTLAND GOES TO USA

1975

Laurel Valley Golf Club, Ligonier, Pennsylvania
21
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Arnold Palmer
USA Captain
11
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Bernard Hunt
GB & I Captain
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USA ROLLS, DESPITE TWO NICKLAUS SINGLES LOSSES

1977

Royal Lytham & St. Annes, St. Annes, England
7½
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Brian Huggett
GB & I Captain
12½
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Dow Finsterwald
USA Captain
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UNITED STATES IN CONTROL ALL THE WAY AT LYTHAM

1979

The Greenbrier, White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia
17
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Billy Casper
USA Captain
11
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John Jacobs
Europe Captain
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FIRST MATCH TO INCLUDE EUROPE ENDS IN U.S. WIN

1981

Walton Heath Golf Club, Surrey, England
9½
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John Jacobs
Europe Captain
18½
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Billy Casper
USA Captain
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AT WALTON HEATH, USA DOMINATES FOR FINAL TIME

1983

PGA National, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
14½
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Jack Nicklaus
USA Captain
13½
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Tony Jacklin
Europe Captain
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USA PULLS OUT WIN WITH WADKINS' LAST-HOLE HALVE
Era 4 Europe Emerges 1985 - 2018

1985

The Belfry, Sutton Coldfield, England
16½
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Tony Jacklin
Europe Captain
11½
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Lee Trevino
USA Captain
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TORRANCE SECURES EUROPEAN VICTORY AT THE BELFRY

1987

Muirfield Village Golf Club, Dublin, Ohio
13
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Jack Nicklaus
USA Captain
15
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Tony Jacklin
Europe Captain
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AT MUIRFIELD VILLAGE, EUROPE FINALLY WINS IN USA

1989

The Belfry, Sutton Coldfield, England
14
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Tony Jacklin
Europe Captain
14
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Raymond Floyd
USA Captain
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USA RALLIES FOR SECOND DRAW IN RYDER CUP HISTORY

1991

Kiawah Island Golf Resort, Kiawah Island, South Carolina
14½
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Dave Stockton
USA Captain
13½
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Bernard Gallacher
Europe Captain
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USA NARROWLY PREVAILS IN 'WAR BY THE SHORE'

1993

The Belfry, Sutton Coldfield, England
13
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Bernard Gallacher
Europe Captain
15
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Tom Watson
USA Captain
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MEMORABLE COMEBACK LEADS TO UNITED STATES WIN

1995

Oak Hill Country Club, Rochester, New York
13½
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Lanny Wadkins
USA Captain
14½
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Bernard Gallacher
Europe Captain
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EUROPE SHOCKS UNITED STATES LATE AT OAK HILL

1997

Valderrama Golf Club, Sotogrande, Spain
14½
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Seve Ballesteros
Europe Captain
13½
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Tom Kite
USA Captain
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BALLESTEROS CAPTAINS EUROPE TO WIN IN SPAIN

1999

The Country Club, Brookline, Massachusetts
14½
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Ben Crenshaw
USA Captain
13½
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Mark James
Europe Captain
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CRENSHAW'S "FEELING" LEADS TO USA'S COMEBACK WIN

2002

The Belfry, Sutton Coldfield, England
15½
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Sam Torrance
Europe Captain
12½
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Curtis Strange
USA Captain
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UNDEFEATED MONTGOMERIE LEADS EUROPE TO VICTORY

2004

Oakland Hills Golf Club, Bloomfield Township, Michigan
9½
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Hal Sutton
USA Captain
18½
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Bernhard Langer
Europe Captain
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AT OAKLAND HILLS, EUROPE GETS ITS BIGGEST WIN

2006

The K Club, Straffan, Ireland
18½
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Ian Woosnam
Europe Captain
9½
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Tom Lehman
USA Captain
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EUROPE CRUISES TO RECORD-TYING ROUT IN IRELAND

2008

Valhalla Golf Club, Louisville, Kentucky
16½
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Paul Azinger
USA Captain
11½
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Nick Faldo
Europe Captain
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AZINGER'S "PODS" POWER UNITED STATES TO VICTORY

2010

Celtic Manor Resort, Southport, Wales
14½
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Colin Montgomerie
Europe Captain
13½
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Corey Pavin
USA Captain
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EUROPE WINS A SQUEAKER IN WET AND WILD WALES

2012

Medinah Country Club, Medinah, Illinois
13½
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Davis Love III
USA Captain
14½
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Jose Maria Olazabal
Europe Captain
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EUROPE ROMPS IN SINGLES TO WIN "MIRACLE AT MEDINAH"

2014

Gleneagles Resort, Perthshire, Scotland
16½
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Paul McGinley
Europe Captain
11½
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Tom Watson
USA Captain
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IN SCOTLAND, EUROPE WINS SIXTH OUT OF LAST SEVEN CUPS

2016

Hazeltine National Golf Club, Chaska, Minnesota
17
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Davis Love III
USA Captain
11
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Darren Clarke
Europe Captain
Patrick Reed
PATRICK REED LEADS USA TO FIRST VICTORY SINCE 2008

2018

Le Golf National, Guyancourt, France
17½
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Thomas Bjorn
Europe Captain
10½
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Jim Furyk
USA Captain
Tommy Fleetwood celebrates the 2018 Ryder Cup.
FLEETWOOD AND MOLINARI LEAD EUROPE'S ROUT
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