Ryder Cup by Numbers

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3: Victories for GB&I.

10: Victories for Europe.

26: Wins for the United States.

1969: The year that Jack Nicklaus famously conceded a putt to Tony Jacklin on the 18th green at Royal Birkdale that meant the match ended in a tie.

12: Record number of appearances by Phil Mickelson.

20: Number of defeats suffered by Mickelson, a record he shares with US captain Jim Furyk.

11: Most appearances by a European player, Nick Faldo.

4: Points won by rookie Thomas Pieters at Hazeltine in 2016.

8: Unbeaten singles matches played by Colin Montgomerie - he won six and halved two.

25: Record points total won by Nick Faldo.

19: Sergio Garcia’s age when he became the youngest player to take part in 1999.

51: Ray Floyd’s age when he became the oldest player in 1993.

12: Points won by Seve Ballesteros and Jose Maria Olazabal in foursomes and four balls.

2: Number of times the match has finished in a tie.

1: Number of times Tiger Woods has been on the winning side in seven appearances.

5: Rookies in European team (Jon Rahm, Tommy Fleetwood, Tyrrell Hatton, Alex Noren, Thorbjorn Olesen).

3: Rookies in United States team (Tony Finau, Bryson DeChambeau, Justin Thomas).

9: Europe’s record margin of victory, achieved at Oakland Hills in 2004 and The K Club in 2006.

15: Record margin of victory for the United States, in Houston, Texas, in 1967.

25: Years since the United States won on European soil, a 15-13 victory at The Belfry in 1993.


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