Team USA defeated Europe to win the 43rd edition of the Ryder Cup and the first iconic trophy since 2016.
With an 11-5 lead in Sunday’s singles, the United States seemed destined to win the Whistling Straits before the first match began.
No team has overturned a deficit of 4 points or more on the final day to win. Europe needs a more dramatic comeback than the “Miracle of Medina”. – year 2012.
Rory McIlroy finished the tournament at a high price after winning his first match against Olympic champion Xander Schauffele in the first two days, but soon after Team USA Patrick Cantley, Scottie Scheffler. , Bryson DeChambeau won in Europe. Shane Lowry, Jon Rahm, Sergio Garcia.
As a result, the United States needed half points to win. It was officially secured by Collin Morikawa after Thailand with Viktor Hovland. “I feel good,” Morikawa later said. “It’s a team-wide effort, and it feels really good because everyone has contributed and everyone has done their best to ensure that this team plays well and is clearly at the top.”
The United States has the potential to win by a record margin, as some matches are still in progress. Not the biggest win in Ryder Cup history, but its honor belongs to the 1967 USA team, defeating England and Ireland 23½–8½. A margin of 10 points represents the most important victory in the tournament. The current format was adopted in 1979.
Looking back on Europe’s defeat after the consolation victory over Tony Finau, Ian Poulter said: All credits are on the US team. They played better golf this week, pierced the putt and made it very difficult.
“I didn’t have this week. Today’s victory is good to be able to take something from that week. It’s a helpless feeling.
“Striking a point on the board is good from a personal point of view, but it’s not comforting. Saddle up to see if you can go back to Italy.”