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Best Winning Percentages

Europe - Minimum 5 Matches Played
Ian Poulter, 12-3-0, .800
Paul Way, 6-2-1, .722
Luke Donald, 10-4-1, .700
David Howell, 3-1-1, .700
Manuel Pinero, 6-3-0, .667
Justin Rose, 6-3-0, .667

USA - Minimum 5 Matches Played
Jimmy Demaret, 6-0-0, 1.000
Gardner Dickinson, 9-1-0, .900
Jack Burke Jr. 7-1-0, .875
Walter Hagen, 7-1-1, .833
Mike Souchak, 5-1-0, .833

Europe - Minimum 15 Matches Played
Ian Poulter, 12-3-0, .800
Luke Donald, 10-4-1, .700
Jose Maria Olazabal, 18-8-5, .661
Colin Montgomerie, 20-9-7, .653
Sergio Garcia, 16-8-4 .643

USA - Minimum 15 Matches Played
Arnold Palmer, 22-8-2, .719
Hale Irwin, 13-5-2, .700
Tom Watson, 10-4-1, .700
Julius Boros, 9-3-4, .688
Gene Littler, 14-5-8, .667
Lee Trevino, 17-7-6, .667

Worst Winning Percentages

Europe - Minimum 5 Matches Played, or 4 Matches over 2 Ryder Cups
Alf Padgham, 0-7-0, .000
Tom Haliburton, 0-6-0, .000
John Panton, 0-5-0, .000
Max Faulkner, 1-7-0, .125
Charles Ward, 1-5-0, .167

USA - Minimum 5 Matches Played, or 4 Matches over 2 Ryder Cups
Fuzzy Zoeller, 1-8-1, .150
Jerry Barber, 1-4-0, .200
Olin Dutra, 1-3-0, .250
Tommy Aaron, 1-4-1, .250
Miller Barber, 1-4-2, .286

Europe - Minimum 15 Matches Played
Harry Weetman, 2-11-2, .200
George Will, 2-11-2, .200
Dave Thomas, 3-10-5, .306
Bernard Hunt, 6-16-6, .321
Mark James, 8-15-1, .354

USA - Minimum 15 Matches Played
Curtis Strange, 6-12-2, .350
Jim Furyk, 9-17-4, .367
Paul Azinger, 5-7-3, .433
Raymond Floyd, 12-16-3, .435
Tiger Woods, 13-17-3, .439

Records of All Players With Minimum 15 Matches Played

Ian Poulter, Europe, 12-3-0, .800
Arnold Palmer, USA, 22-8-2, .719
Luke Donald, Europe, 10-4-1, .700
Hale Irwin, USA, 13-5-2, .700
Tom Watson, USA, 10-4-1, .700
Julius Boros, USA, 9-3-4, .688
Lee Trevino, USA, 17-7-6, .667
Gene Littler, USA, 14-5-8, .667
Jack Nicklaus, USA, 17-8-3, .661
Jose Maria Olazabal, Europe, 18-8-5, .661
Colin Montgomerie, Europe, 20-9-7, .653
Sergio Garcia, Europe, 16-8-4 .643
Billy Casper, USA, 20-10-7, .635
Lanny Wadkins, USA, 20-11-3, .632
Seve Ballesteros, Europe, 20-12-5, .608
Tom Kite, USA, 15-9-4, .607
Darren Clarke, Europe, 10-7-3, .575
Bernhard Langer, Europe 21-15-6, .571
Lee Westwood, Europe, 18-13-6, .567
Hal Sutton, USA, 7-5-4, .563
Peter Oosterhuis, Europe, 14-11-3, .554
Nick Faldo, Europe, 23-19-4, .543
Ian Woosnam, Europe, 14-12-5, .532
Howard Clark, Europe, 7-7-1, .500
Bernard Gallacher, Europe, 13-13-5, .500
Tony Jacklin, Europe, 13-14-8, .485
Payne Stewart, USA, 8-9-2, .474
Brian Huggett, Europe, 8-10-6, .458
Fred Couples, USA, 7-9-4, .450
Phil Mickelson, USA, 14-18-6, .447
Sandy Lyle, Europe, 7-9-2, .444
Davis Love III, USA, 9-12-5, .442
Maurice Bembridge, Europe, 6-8-3, .441
Dai Rees, Europe, 7-9-1, .441
Tiger Woods, USA, 13-17-3, .439
Raymond Floyd, USA, 12-16-3, .435
Paul Azinger, USA, 5-7-3, .433
Brian Barnes, Europe, 10-14-1, .420
Padraig Harrington, Europe, 9-13-3, .420
Peter Alliss, Europe, 10-15-5, .417
Stewart Cink, USA, 4-8-7, .395
Neil Coles, Europe, 12-21-7, .388
Jim Furyk, USA, 9-17-4, .367
Miguel Angel Jimenez, Europe, 4-8-3, .367
Christy O'Connor Sr., Europe, 11-21-4, .361
Sam Torrance, Europe, 7-15-6, .357
Mark James, Europe, 8-15-1, .354
Curtis Strange, USA, 6-12-2, .350
Bernard Hunt, Europe, 6-16-6, .321
Dave Thomas, Europe, 3-10-5, .306
Harry Weetman, Europe, 2-11-2, .200
George Will, Europe, 2-11-2, .200

Partnerships with Most Points Earned

Europe
Seve Ballesteros and Jose Maria Olazabal (11-2-2), 12 points
Darren Clarke and Lee Westwood (6-2-0), 6 points
Nick Faldo and Ian Woosnam (5-2-2), 6 points
Bernhard Langer and Colin Montgomerie (5-1-1), 5.5 points
Bernard Gallacher and Brian Barnes (5-4-1), 5.5 points
Peter Alliss and Christy O'Conner (5-6-1), 5.5 points

USA
Arnold Palmer and Gardner Dickinson (5-0-0), 5 points
Jack Nicklaus and Tom Watson (4-0-0), 4 points
Larry Nelson and Lanny Wadkins (4-2-0), 4 points
Tony Lema and Julius Boros (3-1-1), 3.5 points

Largest Margin of Victory - Singles

36-Hole Match
George Duncan, Europe, def. Walter Hagen, USA, 10-and-8, 1929

18-Hole Match
Tom Kite, USA, def. Howard Clark, Europe, 8-and-7, 1989
Fred Couples, USA, def. Ian Woosnam, Europe, 8-and-7, 1997

Largest Margin of Victory - Foursomes

36-Hole Match
Walter Hagen/Denny Shute, USA, def. George Duncan/Arthur Havers, Europe, 10-and-9, 1931
Lew Worsham/Ed Oliver, USA, def. Henry Cotton/Arthur Lees, 10-and-9, 1947

18-Hole Match
Hale Irwin/Tom Kite, USA, def. Ken Brown/Des Smyth, Europe, 7-and-6, 1979
Paul Azinger/Mark O'Meara, USA, def. Nick Faldo/David Gilford, Europe, 7-and-6, 1991
Keegan Bradley/Phil Mickelson, USA, def. Lee Westwood/Luke Donald, Europe, 7 and 6, 2012

Largest Margin of Victory - Four-Balls

18-Hole Match
Lee Trevino/Jerry Pate, USA, def. Nick Faldo/Sam Torrance, Europe, 7-and-5, 1981

Most Points Earned By One Player In A Single Ryder Cup

Europe
Peter Alliss, 1965, 5 points (out of 6 available)
Tony Jacklin, 1969, 5 points (out of 6 available)

USA
Larry Nelson, 1979, 5 points (out of 5 available)
Gardner Dickinson, 1967, 5 points (out of 6 available)
Arnold Palmer, 1967, 5 points (out of 6 available)

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