Sept. 21-26, 2021 Whistling Straits, Kohler, WI
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Ryder Cup USA Captain Jim Furyk is no stranger to the Ryder Cup. In fact, he's among the most experienced American golfers in the history of the biennial event.

Furyk's nine Ryder Cup appearances as a player are second behind only Phil Mickelson's 11 (and counting).

Here's a breakdown of Furyk's history in the Ryder Cup:

Appearances (9): 1997, 1999 (winners), 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008 (winners), 2010, 2012, 2014

Total matches: 34

Record (W-L-H): 10-20-4

Singles: 4-4-1

Foursomes: 4-8-2

Four-balls: 2-8-1

Total points won: 12

Furyk was assistant captain to Davis Love III in 2016 at Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska, Minn. He’ll be the 2018 captain when the Cup is played at Le Golf National, in Guyancourt, outside of Paris, Sept. 28-30, 2018.

Furyk's most notable Ryder Cup moment came in his Sunday's singles match against Sergio Garcia in 1999 at The Country Club in Brookline, Mass.

The U.S. famously entered the final day of the competition trailing 10-6. No team in the history of the matches had ever overcome a deficit that large on the final day.

With a furious rally, the Americans, captained by Ben Crenshaw, did the impossible. Furyk played a key role with a dominating 4 and 3 victory over Garcia, which secured the 14th point for the U.S. that day.

Shortly after Furyk closed out that match, teammate Justin Leonard would nail down the half-point needed for the stunning, come-from-behind, 14 1/2-13 1/2 victory.

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