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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.

1930 - Sam Ryder.jpg

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

1933 - scoreboard.jpg

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

1957 - Dai Rees.jpg

1969: The concession.

1969 - The concession.jpg

1985: Europe's first win since 1957.

1985 - team celebrations.jpg
1985 - Torrance.jpg

1987: Europe win on American soil.

1987 - Jacklin celebrates.jpg
1987 - winning team.jpg

1989: Europe retain.

1989 - Jacklin.jpg
1989 - O'Connor Junior after approach.jpg
1989 - Seve and Olazabal.jpg

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

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1995: Europe shock the US at Oak Hill.

1995 - Walton celebrates.jpg
1995 - Faldo.jpg
1995 - Seve.jpg

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

1997.jpg

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

1999 - Parnevik & Garcia.jpg
1999 - Garcia.jpg

2002: The Belfry bring European success.

2002 - McGinley winning putt.jpg
2002 - McGinley water.jpg
2002 - Europe celebrate.jpg

2004: Europe go back to back.

2004 - Thomas Levet celebrates with fans.jpg
2004 - Harrington singles.jpg

2006: Emotions run high in Ireland.

2006 - Clarke.jpg
2006 - pint.jpg
2006 - knees.jpg

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

2010 - McDowell.jpg
2010 - Molinaris.jpg

2012: The miracle of Medinah.

2012 - message in clouds.jpg
2012 - Poulter day 2 fouballs.jpg
2012 - Kaymer.jpg
2012 - Rose.jpg
2012 - McIlroy celebrate.jpg
2012 - Rory clock.jpg

2014: Europe make it three wins in a row.

2014 - Poulter morning 4ball.jpg
2014 - Poults.jpg
2014 - Donaldson approach.jpg
2014 - Donaldson victory.jpg
2014 - celebrations.jpg

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

2016 - Cabrera Bello + garcia.jpg
2016 - Rory vs Reed.jpg
2016 - Rory.jpg

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