FINAL RECORDS AND MARKS FOR THE U.S. AND EUROPEAN RYDER CUP TEAMS
This is an article from the Oct. 8, 2012 issue
America's newest superstar mixes Paul Azinger's passion with Ray Floyd's evil stare.
Quiet Assassin puts hit on several Euros without mussing his hair. Or combing it.
Mentored Sneds to key win, but last-hole bogey caused singles loss that contributed to U.S. loss.
Made one big, crucial putt on Saturday. Won one big crucial point on Sunday.
Tougher than you think. Huge singles win. Seriously, don't mess with Iowa.
Dynamic duo with DJ but couldn't handle Westwood when it mattered on Sunday.
Nobody had more fun than Phil—until Rose stole a point with a Mongolian Reversal in singles.
Made a dozen birdies while pretending to let Bubba coach him.
Tour Championship win? $11.4 million. First Ryder Cup point? Priceless.
Goat Cheesehead goes in the books as the guy who cost U.S. the Cup. Not gouda.
Extra credit for defying tradition by demanding cheering in the backswing.
As usual, too much Hyde and not enough Jekyll during a winless week. It's a process.
DAVIS LOVE III
Resting Bradley and Mickelson, for which Love will be forever second-guessed, came back to bite him.
Annointed a star after career putting round, lost crucial singles match to DJ.
Not his best week by a long shot but got the Great Rally going on Sunday.
Some flashes of his old fire. Beat Tiger twice and outlasted Furyk for big point late.
Tell us again why only eight men play in each session? He didn't get much of a chance.
Made the putt that won the Ryder Cup—and nothing else matters.
Scored one of Europe's three singles wins in '99 disaster; Ryder encore was much better.
Irish superduo fell flat when GMac played more like GHack.
Rallied from FedEx fatigue. Almost missed tee time but pulled out big win on Sunday.
Gave Tiger all he could handle in Cup finale as Euro hopes rose.
Superstud birdies last five holes of key four-ball match; wins singles showdown. Seve lives!
Only player other than Rory to go all five matches. Take that, Mickelson!
Erases dismal week by coming up huge in singles. All is forgiven, Westy.
JOSÉ MARIA OLAZABAL
He's a big believer in fate—and the magic of Seve.