USA Won a 2016 Ryder Cup

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Ryder Cup

On Oct. 2, 2016, a group of a United States won a Ryder Cup. The organisation degraded Europe during a Hazeltine National Golf Club, in Chaska, Minn. The final measure was 17-11.

As of this result, a USA players performed a team’s initial feat given 2008. They interrupted Europe’s array of uninterrupted successes. Captain Darren Clarke’s organisation missed a possibility to secure a fourth win in a row.

The Americans gained a advantage on a initial day of a 2016 Ryder Cup. Among a 8 matches of a day, they won 5-3. Four of a competitions were alternate-shot games and 4 were better-ball races. In a second day of a competition, a organisation captained by Davis Love III cumulative 4 of a 8 probable victories. Another compare finished with a draw.

Moreover, on a third day of a Ryder Cup, a USA group performed 7 victories of a 12 possible, while another diversion finished with a draw. Therefore, with 16 successes and dual draws, a United States group amassed 17 of a 28 sum points. So, they gained a initial prize given 2008.

Team Europe

According to CBS Sports, Europe had 6 rookies on a team. This fact competence have been a waste for a crew.

  • Darren Clarke (captain)
  • Thomas Bjorn (vice-captain)
  • Padraig Harrington (vice-captain)
  • Paul Lawrie (vice-captain)
  • Ian Poulter (vice-captain)
  • Sam Torrance (vice-captain)
  • Rory McIlroy
  • Danny Willett
  • Henrik Stenson
  • Chris Wood
  • Sergio Garcia
  • Rafael Cabrera-Bello
  • Justin Rose
  • Andy Sullivan
  • Matthew Fitzpatrick
  • Lee Westwood
  • Martin Kaymer
  • Thomas Pieters

Team USA

On a other hand, a American group had a advantage, as CBS stated, to have Tiger Woods as vice-captain. Also, usually one actor was a rookie.

  • Davis Love III (captain)
  • Tom Lehman (vice-captain)
  • Jim Furyk (vice-captain)
  • Steve Stricker (vice-captain)
  • Tiger Woods (vice-captain)
  • Bubba Watson (vice-captain)
  • Dustin Johnson
  • Jordan Spieth
  • Phil Mickelson
  • Patrick Reed
  • Jimmy Walker
  • Brooks Koepka
  • Brandt Snedeker
  • Zach Johnson
  • B. Holmes
  • Rickie Fowler
  • Matt Kuchar
  • Ryan Moore

According to a central Ryder Cup website, one of a best matches of a 2016 contest was a fight between Garcia and Mickelson. It is enclosed on a list of biggest games, along with:

  • Jacklin vs. Nicklaus, in 1969, during a Royal Birkdale Golf Club, England.
  • Faldo vs. Strange, in 1995, during a Oak Hill Country Club, N.Y.
  • Mickelson vs. Rose, in 2012, during a Medinah Country Club, Ill.

2018 Ryder Cup

The 2016 Ryder Cup was a 41st biennial golf event. The initial foe took place in 1927, during a Worcester Country Club, in Massachusetts. It engages dual teams: one of golfers from a United States, and a other comprised of European players.

The subsequent contest will be hold in 2018. The 42nd eventuality will take place during a Albatros Course of Le Golf National, in Ile-de-France, between Sep 28 and 30.

By Bianca-Ramona Dumitru
Edited by Jeanette Smith


ABC News: Column: Plenty for Mickelson to Celebrate in Ryder Cup Win
BBC: Ryder Cup 2016: United States kick Europe 17-11 to recover prize during Hazeltine
CBS Sports: Ryder Cup 2016: 10 storylines to watch forward of a furious week during Hazeltine
THE AGE: US win 2016 Ryder Cup, finale strain of 3 uninterrupted defeats to Europe

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