View All Results European Ryder Cup Captain Thomas Bjørn has named Sweden's Robert Karlsson as his first vice captain for History of The Ryder Cup. The first Ryder Cup match was contested in June It came down to the final match between Syd Easterbrook and Denny Shute. Format : Match play. Ryder Cup History: Wins, Losses and All-Time Series Leader. Wednesday, September 24, The U.S. team enters the Ryder Cup losing five of the last. Click Here to our updated Ryder Cup golf tournament News Stories Page: The format of the competition has changed throughout its history. Darren Clarke Named European Ryder Cup Captain Darren Clarke has been announced as the European captain for The Ryder Cup at Hazeltine National in Chaska, Minnesota, from September October 2, Pavin, Corey Corey Pavin. The United States won 8—4 to extend their winning streak to 21 years. Europe won the first four singles matches and halved the fifth to build momentum that the United States could not contain. Online Golf Betting British Open Golf Championship. The Ryder Cup, and its counterpart the Presidents Cup, are unique in the world of golf, and possibly professional sports. When he agonizingly missed the par putt, their match was halved and the United States reclaimed the cup for the first time since six years. This change was partly prompted by the success of a new generation of Spanish golfers of the time, including Seve Ballesteros and Antonio Garrido, who, in , became the first Spaniards to play in the event. Having watched the play, Ryder thought it would be a good idea to make the match official and thus the Ryder Cup was founded, with Ryder donating the trophy. Already have an account?