Sept. 21-26, 2021 Whistling Straits, Kohler, WI
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Total Points 1927-2018

Team points542
Foursome points153
Four-Ball points116.5
Singles points272.5

Largest Margin of Victory

1967 at Champions GC in Houston, Texas23.5 to 8.5
1963 at East Lake CC in Atlanta, Georgia23 to 9
1947 at Portland GC in Portland, Oregon11 to 1
1975 at Laurel Valley GC in Ligonier, Pennsylvania21 to 11
1981 at Walton Heath Golf Club in Surrey, England18.5 to 9.5

Most Consecutive Ryder Cup Victories

7 by the United States1935-1955
7 by the United States1971-1983

Number of Ryder Cup Matches Won

United States26 wins
Tied2

Most Ryder Cup Appearances

Phil Mickelson121995-2018
Jim Furyk91997-99-2002-04-06-08-10-12-14
Lanny Wadkins81977-79-83-85-87-89-91-93
Raymond Floyd81969-75-77-81-83-85-91-93
Billy Casper81961-63-65-67-69-71-73-75
Tiger Woods81997-99-2002-04-06-10-12-18

Ryder Cup Teams Winning All Points in a Series

FoursomesUnited States won the series
United States won the second series
United States won the first series
United States won the second series
4-0
4-0
4-0
4-0
1947
1963
1975, 2016
1981
Four-BallUnited States won the first series
United States won the first series
Europe won the first series
Europe won the first series
4-0
4-0
4-0
4-0
1967
1971
1987
1989
SinglesNo side has ever won all the single matches

Breakdown of Points Won in the 40 Matches Between 1927-2018

 1927 - 2018United StatesGreat Britain and Ireland/Europe
Total team points542442
Total foursome points
281 matches
153128
Total four-ball points
221 matches
116.5104.5
Total single points
482 matches
272.5209.5

Most Points Won

Billy Casper23.5
Arnold Palmer23
Phil Mickelson21.5
Lanny Wadkins21.5
Lee Trevino20

Most Singles Points Won

Arnold Palmer7
Billy Casper7
Lee Trevino7
Gene Littler6.5
Tom Kite6
Sam Snead6

Most Foursome Points Won

Lanny Wadkins9
Arnold Palmer9
Billy Casper9
Jack Nicklaus8
Tom Kite7.5

Most Four-Ball Points Won

Phil Mickelson9
Lanny Wadkins7.5
Billy Casper7.5
Arnold Palmer7
Gene Littler7
Lee Trevino7

Best Point Percentage (Minimum of 3 Ryder Cup Matches)

Jimmy Demaret (6-0-0)100%
Jack Burke (7-1-0), Horton Smith (3-0-1)86%
Walter Hagen (7-1-1)83%
J.C. Snead (9-2-0)80%
Sam Snead (10-2-1)79%

Most Matches Played

Phil Mickelson47
Tiger Woods37
Billy Casper37
Jim Furyk34
Lanny Wadkins34

Most Foursome Matches Played

Phil Mickelson17
Lanny Wadkins15
Billy Casper15
Tiger Woods14
Jim Furyk14

Most Singles Matches Played

Phil Mickelson12
Arnold Palmer11
Jack Nicklaus10
Lee Trevino10
Gene Littler10
Billy Casper10

Most Four-Ball Matches Played

Phil Mickelson18
Tiger Woods15
Billy Casper12
Lanny Wadkins11
Raymond Floyd11
Davis Love III11
Jim Furyk11

Most Overall Matches Won

Arnold Palmer22
Lanny Wadkins20
Billy Casper20
Phil Mickelson18
Lee Trevino17
Jack Nicklaus17

Most Singles Matches Won

Arnold Palmer6
Billy Casper6
Sam Snead6
Lee Trevino6
Tom Kite5
Gene Littler5
Phil Mickelson5

Most Foursome Matches Won

Lanny Wadkins9
Arnold Palmer9
Billy Casper8
Jack Nicklaus8
Tom Kite7

Most Four-Ball Matches Won

Phil Mickelson8
Lanny Wadkins7
Arnold Palmer7
Billy Casper6
Lee Trevino6

Most Overall Matches Halved

Gene Littler8
Billy Casper7
Phil Mickelson7
Stewart Cink7
Lee Trevino6
Justin Leonard6

Most Singles Matches Halved

Gene Littler3
Tom Kite2
Fred Couples2
Arnold Palmer2
Jack Nicklaus2
Lanny Wadkins2
Hale Irwin2
Tiger Woods2
Lee Trevino2
Billy Casper2
Justin Leonard, Paul Azinger2

Most Foursome Matches Halved

Phil Mickelson2
Billy Casper2
David Toms2
Chad Campbell2
Justin Leonard2
Gene Sarazen2
Lee Trevino2
Julius Boros2

Most Four-Ball Matches Halved

Stewart Cink5
Phil Mickelson4
Gene Littler4
Raymond Floyd3
Billy Casper3
Stewart Cink3

Ryder Cup Holes-in-One

YearLocationPlayerMatchHole
1973MuirfieldPeter Butler2nd day Foursomes
Barnes/Butler vs. Nicklaus/Weiskopf
16th
1993The BelfryNick FaldoFinal Day Singles
Faldo vs. Azinger
14th
1995Oak HillCostatino Rocca2nd day Foursomes
Rocca/Torrance vs. Love III/Maggert
6th
1995Oak HillHoward ClarkFinal Day Singles
vs. Peter Jacobsen
11th
2006The K ClubPaul Casey2nd day Foursomes
Casey/Howell vs. Cink/Johnson
14th
2006The K ClubScott VerplankFinal day Singles
Harrington vs. Verplank
14th

Ryder Cup Singles Results 1979-2018

YearUSAEurope
19798.53.5
198184
19836.55.5
19854.57.5
19877.54.5
198975
19916.55.5
19937.54.5
19954.57.5
199784
19998.53.5
20024.57.5
20044.57.5
20063.58.5
20087.54.5
201075
20123.58.5
20145.56.5
20167.54.5
20184.57.5

Scores Going Into The Final Day Singles Since 1985

YearUSAEurope
198579
19875.510.5
198979
199188
19937.58.5
199597
19975.510.5
1999610
200288
2004511
2006610
200897
201075
2012106
20146.59.5
20169.56.5
2018610

Record Leading/Winning Ryder Cup Margins After Each Day

United States
After Day 1MarginScore
19755 points6.5-1.5
19775 points7.5-2.5
19474 points4-0
19614 points6-2
19634 points6-2
After Day 2MarginScore
196710 points13-3
19759 points12.5-3.5
19638 points12-4
19815 points10.5-5.5
After SinglesMarginScore
196715 points23.5-8.5
196314 points23-9
197510 points21-11
194710 points11-1

Final Day Winning Ryder Cup Comebacks

YearWinning TeamDeficit Made UpFinal Score
1929Great Britain1GB 7 US 5
1949United States2GB 5 US 7
1957Great Britain2GB 7.5 US 4.5
1995Europe2EU 14.5 US 13.5
1999United States4EU 13.5 US 14.5
2012Europe4EU 14.5 US 13.5

Largest Winning Margins in 36 and 18 Hole Matches

36 HOLE MATCHES
Foursomes
MarginYearMatch
10 and 91931Walter Hagen and Densmore Shute beat George Duncan and Arthur Havers
10 and 91947Lew Worsham and Ed Oliver beat Sir Henry Cotton and Arthur Lees
9 and 81935Paul Runyan and Horton Smith beat Bill Cox and Edward Jarman
Singles
MarginYearMatch
10 and 81929George Duncan beat Walter Hagen
9 and 81929Leo Diegel beat Abe Mitchell
9 and 81933Abe Mitchell beat Olin Dutra
9 and 71953Fred Daly beat Ted Kroll
18 HOLE MATCHES
Foursomes
MarginYearMatch
7 and 61979Hale Irwin and Tom Kite beat Ken Brown and Des Smyth
7 and 61991Paul Azinger and Mark O'Meara beat Nick Faldo and David Gilford
7 and 51983Gil Morgan and Lanny Wadkins beat Sam Torrance and J M Cañizares
7 and 51985J M Cañizares and José Rivero beat Tom Kite and Calvin Peete
7 and 51993Ian Woosnam and Bernhard Langer beat Paul Azinger and Payne Stewart
Fourballs
MarginYearMatch
7 and 51981Lee Trevino and Jerry Pate beat Nick Faldo and Sam Torrance
6 and 51981Des Smyth and J M Cañizares beat Bill Rogers and Bruce Lietzke
6 and 51989Seve Ballesteros and J M Olazá beat Tom Watson and Mark O'Meara
6 and 51993Ian Woosnam and Peter Baker beat Fred Couples and Paul Azinger
6 and 51995Jeff Maggert and Loren Roberts beat Sam Torrance and Costantino Rocca
6 and 41965Arnold Palmer and Dave Marr beat Peter Alliss and Christy O'Connor
6 and 41995Corey Pavin and Phil Mickelson beat Bernhard Langer and P-U Johansson
Singles
MarginYearMatch
8 and 71989Tom Kite beat Howard Clark
8 and 71997Fred Couples beat Ian Woosnam
7 and 61969Miller Barber beat Maurice Bembridge
7 and 61971Lee Trevino beat Brian Huggett
7 and 61997Tom Lehman beat Igancio Garrido
6 and 51963Gene Littler beat Tom Haliburton
6 and 51973Gay Brewer beat Bernard Gallacher
6 and 51973Lee Trevino beat Neil Coles
6 and 51999Davis Love III beat Jean Van de Velde
6 and 41965Tony Lema beat Christy O'Connor
6 and 41981Ben Crenshaw beat Des Smyth
6 and 42004Jim Furyk beat David Howell

100% Career Winning Ryder Cup Records

United States
PlayerYearRecord
Jimmy Demaret1947-49-51P6 W6
Billy Maxwell1963P4 W4
Johnny Golden1927-29P3 W3
Billy Burke1931-33P3 W3
Ben Hogan1947, 51P3 W3
Wilfred Cox1931P2 W2
Ralph Guldahl1937P2 W2
Lew Worsham1947P2 W2
Chick Harbert1949, 55P2 W2
Bob Rosburg1959P2 W2
Herman Barron1947P1 W1
Jim Turnesa1953P1 W1

Most Successful Ryder Cup Partnerships in a Single Ryder Cup

United States
PartnershipYearPoints
Larry Nelson and Lanny Wadkins19794 out of 4
Bobby Nichols and Johnny Pott19673 out of 3
Arnold Palmer and Gardiner Dickinson19713 out of 3
Tom Watson and Jack Nicklaus19813 out of 3
Keegan Bradley and Phil Mickelson20123 out of 3
Jordan Spieth and Justin Thomas20183 out of 3

All-Time Most Successful Ryder Cup Partnerships

United States
 MatchesWinsLostHalvedPoints
Arnold Palmer and Gardner Dickinson55005
Patrick Reed and Jordan Spieth64115
Larry Nelson and Lanny Wadkins64204
Keegan Bradley and Phil Mickelson 54104
Jack Nicklaus and Tom Watson44004

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