Crew USA have regained the Ryder Cup with a surprising win over Crew Europe at Whistling Straits, setting a brand new file for the most important win within the historical past of the occasion. Main 11-6 going into the ultimate day, Steve Stricker’s males continued their dominant kind to forge a 14-6 lead, earlier than Colin Molikawa’s halve with Viktor Hovland sealed issues. USA ultimately gained 19-9, which is the most important margin of victory of all time.
No crew has ever come again from a deficit of greater than 4 factors on Sunday to win the Ryder Cup, and understanding the duty forward of his gamers, Harrington had little selection however to ship his large weapons out first.
It paid dividends first up, with Rory Mcllroy ending a torrid week by rediscovering his finest kind to beat Xander Schauffele 3&2.
However from there it was the now-familiar sight of pink on the leaderboard, with Patrick Cantlay seeing off Shane Lowry 3&2 and Scottie Scheffler driving a dagger by the guts of the Europeans by beating Jon Rahm, a talisman for his crew this week, 4&3.
Bryson DeChambeau eagled the par-4 first to set the tone for his 3&2 win over Sergio Garcia, which took Crew USA to 14 factors.
Talking to Sky Sports activities, he mentioned: “It is a big day for everyone right here. This Ryder Cup means lots to all people, to your crew (Europe), to our crew, so to lastly put in a dominant look right here, it means lots. These guys performed nice, they deserve it.”
And in a chilling warning to the Europeans, Stricker mentioned he felt the youthful nature of his crew, which boasted six rookies, meant what occurred in Wisconsin might be the beginning of a brand new period for American within the Ryder Cup.
“I certain really feel like it’s,” he mentioned.
“All of us talked about how younger this group is they usually’ve are available with loads of fireplace. I have never are available with an ego, each a kind of gamers has a greater resume than I do. We simply tried to verify they had fun and put them in pairings they might take pleasure in.”