- 2021-09-27 00:58:33Z
After America's youngest Ryder Cup team handed Europe its biggest beating ever, they're more than a little cocky, too. Heading into the final-day singles, the U.S. players threatened to run up the score - something the Europeans did more than once while taking seven of the previous nine cup matches - and man, did they ever deliver. Collin Morikawa, at 24 the youngest player on the team and already a two-time major champion, came up with the clinching blow.
Bryson DeChambeau leaned into being on Team USA and enjoyed the lovefest with the fans like never before.
Jordan and Curry sat down for an exclusive interview on NBC at the Ryder Cup this weekend and discussed their passion for golf and their ultra competitiveness.
The final tally at Whistling Straits was 19-9, the largest margin of victory since 1979.
The US big guns assembled to take down Europe in the Ryder Cup checked their egos and leaned in to captain Steve Stricker's plan to emerge with an epic victory.
The odds of Steve Stricker not having tears running down his face after leading the U.S. to a dominating Ryder Cup win were about as long as the chances of Europe roaring back on Sunday to beat the Americans. The Ryder Cup was safely back in American hands and the way this U.S. team performed, it looks like it may stay for a long time. It may not have happened if not for a hometown captain who showed a supremely talented group of players how to win the way the Europeans always won - as a team.
Team USA clinched the Ryder Cup early on Sunday, romping to a 19-9 victory and marking the fourth time in last 13 meetings it has beaten Europe in the event.
Choi edged Langer and Cejka by two shots to win at Pebble Beach.
Rory McIlroy's face reddened and his eyes welled up with tears. "I've been extremely disappointed that I haven't contributed more to this team," McIlroy said. Europe fell 19-9 - the most lopsided loss under the current format that dates to 1979.
In a gesture that signalled the end of the most toxic feud in golf, Brooks Koepka and Bryson DeChambeau embraced beside the 18th green at Whistling Straits to toast their involvement in a record-breaking American Ryder Cup triumph.
Rory McIlroy cried and his continent understood why. "I love my team-mates so much and I should have done more for them," the Northern Irishman said, the ducts unashamedly flowing forth. "I can't wait to get another shot at this."
Collin Morikawa helped clinch the 2021 Ryder Cup for the United States at Whistling Straits.
Nasa Hataoka became just the fifth player in LPGA Tour history to make two aces in one tournament.
Weeping Rory McIlroy vowed his poor performance at the Ryder Cup will "fuel the fire" for a 2023 rematch in Italy after Europe were routed by the United States on Sunday.
The Americans won back the Ryder Cup and perhaps a whole lot more Sunday, sending a strong message to Europe with a powerful performance from their youngest team in history. Scottie Scheffler, one of six Ryder Cup newcomers for the Americans, took down the No. 1 player in the world with a 4-and-3 victory over Jon Rahm as the scoreboards around Whistling Straits quickly filled with American red. The final blow came from Collin Morikawa, at 24 the youngest player on the team and already a two-time major champion.
The United States won the Ryder Cup on Sunday, taking an insurmountable lead over Europe in the team golf showdown to reclaim the trophy.
Rory McIlroy cares about the Ryder Cup and if you ever doubted that, doubt no more.
A tearful Rory McIlroy was left too emotional to speak after winning his Ryder Cup singles match but with the European team heading for a crushing defeat.
Recaps of each Ryder Cup singles match as they end.
DeChambeau gave the fans a jolt on the first hole Sunday afternoon.
A high-octane United States took a commanding 11-5 lead into Sunday's singles at the Ryder Cup, where Europe needed an unprecedented comeback to retain the coveted golf trophy.
Patrick Cantlay has won four straight holes to take a 3-up lead over Shane Lowry six holes into their Ryder Cup singles match. Cantlay, the FedEx Cup champion, is one of three Americans leading their matches Sunday, with eight of the 12 singles showdowns on the course at Whistling Straits. Also ahead early for the U.S. are Bryson DeChambeau, who is 2 up on Sergio Garcia, and Scottie Scheffler, who is 3 up on world No. 1 Jon Rahm.
"It's something that's kind of a Wisconsin tradition, I guess," said the U.S. skipper.
Everything you need to know for the Sunday singles matches at Whistling Straits.
Ryder Cup enters the final day with Europe needing to defy history - US 3.5 points from victory Xander Schauffele vs Rory McIlroy, the first of 12 singles matches, begins at 5.04pm BST Full pairings and James Corrigan's verdict on each match here
The six picks opened Stricker up to some measure of criticism. It was unwarranted.
Anthony Joshua said he was "110 percent" likely to activate a rematch clause with Oleksandr Usyk after losing his world heavyweight titles to the Ukrainian in stunning fashion in London on Saturday
All European captain Padraig Harrington can do at this point is post the lineup card, recite a few lines from Winston Churchill's "We Shall Fight on the Beaches" speech, wave his guys on their way Sunday morning and then pray. Harrington knocked that first task off his to-do list late Saturday, predictably front-loading his lineup in a desperate bid to gain momentum and then somehow sustain it through the dozen singles matches. The Europeans trail captain Steve Stricker's young and hungry U.S. squad 11-5, and no team has ever come back from a deficit of more than four points.
Europe require something more extraordinary than the 'Miracle of Medinah' if they are to come back and beat USA on the final day of the 2021 Ryder Cup.
The biggest story on Saturday was Bernhard Langer, at age 64, finishing with a 66 on the day.
Star-studded matchups will decided winner of the Ryder Cup.
The 43rd Ryder Cup concludes Sunday at Whistling Straits. Here are Sunday's singles pairings as Team USA tries to win after taking a commanding lead.
Olympic gold medallist Xander Schauffele will lead the charge as the United States seek to finish off Europe on Sunday in singles matches at the Ryder Cup.
Dustin Johnson helped the United States take a commanding lead in the Ryder Cup by doing something no American golfer has accomplished in over four decades - sweeping all four of his team matches. Johnson went undefeated over two days at Whistling Straits to help the U.S. lead Europe 11-5 heading into Sunday's singles matches.
There was a feeling that the U.S. team didn't have enough Ryder Cup experience, but captain Steve Stricker saw the turnover as a positive.
Rory McIlroy's Ryder Cup struggles are emblematic of the trouble Europe finds itself in -- down a whopping six points to the United States heading into Sunday's singles matches.
Two aces in two days, that's pretty good.
There's actually a reasonable argument that the seeds of Europe's struggle were sown more than two years ago.
Shane Lowry rewarded European captain Padraig Harrington's faith on Saturday with a sensational performance alongside Tyrrell Hatton in a four-balls win over Tony Finau and Harris English.
Recaps of all four matches from Saturday afternoon's Four-ball matches.
Pairing two swashbuckling Spaniards will be recalled as perhaps the one coherent decision of Padraig Harrington's Ryder Cup captaincy. For Europe, the dynamic between Jon Rahm and Sergio Garcia has provided a rare but precious connection to the feats of Seve Ballesteros and Jose Maria Olazabal, still the most decorated partnership in this event's history. "The Spanish Armada," the pair are being called, a nod to their exalted forebears. Usually, one might expect an armada to be composed of more
Oleksandr Usyk ended Anthony Joshua's reign as world heavyweight champion with a stunning unanimous points decision victory on Saturday, scuppering hopes of a 'Battle of Britain' unification bout with fellow world title-holder Tyson Fury.
Three out of three is bad. Rory McIlroy's ignominious double-whammy on the opening day became triple heartache here on Saturday as he and Ian Poulter suffered a shellacking in the fourballs.
The European fans are enjoying themselves at the Ryder Cup.
Things are getting chippy at the Ryder Cup.
Just like with a major championship, the PGA of America needs a golf course that truly wants to host the Ryder Cup.
Even with their best start in 46 years, the Americans wanted to wipe the slate clean and play Saturday as if the Ryder Cup was just starting. When they finished another dominant session of foursomes, it started to feel as if this Ryder Cup against Europe was close to over. The Americans won their third straight session by another 3-1 margin, pushing the lead to 9-3 going into Saturday afternoon's final session before the 12 singles matches.
Nobody has collected more wins at the Ryder Cup than Sergio Garcia. Garcia surpassed Nick Faldo on Saturday with his 24th career victory at the event he treasures the most, but it came on a morning in which Europe fell even further behind - 9-3 to an American team that can't be stopped by anyone outside of Spain. "It's great but it's not," Garcia said shortly after he and countryman Jon Rahm closed out their 3-and-1 victory over Brooks Koepka and Daniel Berger.
Team USA takes a 9-3 lead at the Ryder Cup by winning three of four alternating-shot matches on Saturday morning at a windswept Whistling Straits.
The X-Man and Patty Ice. It sounds like the title of a Marvel movie. But in fact this is the new marvel of American golf: the rookie pairing who keep scything through the European team.