United States wins Ryder Cup for first time since 2016 with 19-9 win over Europe

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The United States won the Ryder Cup for the first time since 2016 thanks to a dominating performance from start to finish at the Whistling Straits in Haven, Wisconsin.

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The 19–9 victory marked just the fourth time in the last 13 meetings that the US had defeated the Europeans in the event.

Team USA needed only 31/2 out of 12 points to score 14½ points to win the Ryder Cup on Sunday, winning the Cup with singles wins by Patrick Kentley, Scotty Scheffler and Bryson DeChambeau. Colin Morikawa made a clutch birdie putt on 17 to earn a half point in his match, which ended a tie, allowing the Americans to win seven matches to play.

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Brooks Koepka, Justin Thomas, Dustin Johnson and Daniel Berger also won their singles matches, while Justin Spieth added another half to tie for the final difference.

nice moment:Brooks Koepka, Bryson DeChambeau shake hands, hug after winning the Ryder Cup

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Rory McIlroy scored the first point on the board in singles for Europe, beating Xander Schöfel 3 and 2 in the opening match.

The United States entered Sunday’s singles with an 11-5 lead.

The US won three of the team’s four seasons, and Saturday afternoon’s four-ball match ended in a draw. All 12 Americans had already won a match, entering Sunday singles, where they took their biggest lead over Europe since 1979.

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