Martin Kaymer sank a six-foot par putt on the 18th hole to beat Steve Stricker, 1 up, and secure the Ryder Cup for Team Europe in one of the greatest comebacks in Ryder Cup history.
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The European players and fans erupted when Kaymer's putt dropped.
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Luke Donald and Sergio Garcia, who each played a big part in Europe's Sunday comeback, were surrounded near the 18th green.
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The team moved to the players' bridge, where they soaked each other -- and the fans below -- with champagne.
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No European player did more for his team than Ian Poulter, who went undefeated at Medinah.
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Tiger Woods won the 17th hole to move 1 up on Francesco Molinari in the anchor match, but by the time they hit their drives on 18, Kaymer had made his putt and the competition was over. They ended up halving the match.
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Jim Furyk made bogey at 17, and then missed an eight-foot par putt at 18 to lose to Sergio Garcia, 1 down.
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Justin Rose made dramatic birdie putts on 17 and 18 to beat out Phil Mickelson, 1 up.
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Mickelson stayed with Rose all day but couldn't match him in the end.
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Ian Poulter improved his record at this Ryder Cup to 4-0-0 by dispatching Webb Simpson, 2 up.
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Bubba Watson kicked off the the first match of the day against Luke Donald by having the crowd cheer during his swing on the first tee. Donald ended up winning the match, 2 and 1.
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Keegan Bradley was pitted against Rory McIlroy in one of the marquee matchups of the day.
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McIlroy played very well on the back nine to defeat Bradley, 2 and 1.
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Jason Dufner held on to beat Peter Hanson, 2 up.
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Graeme McDowell lost to Zach Johnson, 3 and 1.
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Dustin Johnson was strong for Team USA, winning against Nicolas Coalsaerts, 3 and 2.
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Webb Simpson lost to Ian Poulter, 2 down.
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Watson hoped his strong play from the previous two days would continue in his singles match.
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But Donald made three birdies in the first 11 holes to take a 3-up lead.
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Rory McIlroy arrived at the course only 10 minutes before his tee time, having been confused by the time zone.
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McIlroy faced off against American hero Keegan Bradley.
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Bradley tried to get the fans involved throughout the round.
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Michael Jordan was at the course supporting the Americans on Sunday.
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Jack Nicklaus greeted American players like Phil MIckelson on the first tee.
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U.S. assistant captain Fred Couples tried to rile up the crowd on Sunday.
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