The biggest win in a 36-hole singles match was by the score of 10-and-8. George Duncan of Great Britain defeated U.S. captain Walter Hagen by that score in 1929. Two 36-hole foursomes matches were decided by the score of 10-and-9: Hagen and Denny Shute beat Duncan and Arthur Havers by that score in 1931; and in 1947, Lew Worsham and Ed Oliver of the U.S. defeated Henry Cotton and Arthur Lees of Great Britain by that score.
And in foursomes, the record is 7-and-6. Three matches have been settled by that score: Hale Irwin and Tom Kite beat Ken Brown and Des Smyth in 1979; Paul Azinger and Mark O'Meara beat Nick Faldo and David Gilford in 1991; and Phil Mickelson and Keegan Bradley defeated Lee Westwood and Luke Donald in 2012.
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