Graeme McDowell

2018 Europe

The 42 best Ryder Cup photos

The Ryder Cup has offered us some exciting and emotional moments since its official beginning in 1927.

In turn, it has also produced some incredible imagery from those memorable moments from winning putts to post Ryder Cup celebrations.

In honour of The 42nd Ryder Cup, we've picked out 42 of our favourite European Ryder Cup images from over the years...

1930: Sam Ryder - the man behind the Ryder Cup.

1933: Scoreboards have come a long way since The 1933 Ryder Cup.

1957: Dai Rees, GB&I captain holds the trophy aloft - their first win since 1933.

1969: The concession.

1985: Europe's first win since 1957.

1987: Europe win on American soil.

1989: Europe retain.

1993: Crowds gather as they watch an impressive US comeback at The Belfry.

1995: Europe shock the US at Oak Hill.

1997: First Ryder Cup in Spain ends in European victory.

1999: The "Battle of Brookline" is one of The Ryder Cup's most memorable matches.

2002: The Belfry bring European success.

2004: Europe go back to back.

2006: Emotions run high in Ireland.

2010: Rain delays can't stop Europe regaining the Ryder Cup.

2012: The miracle of Medinah.

2014: Europe make it three wins in a row.

2016: Dominant US win for the first time in a decade.