My Five: Biggest Ryder Cup Goats

Golf Digest Senior Writer Jaime Diaz's personal ranking of the biggest Ryder Cup goats

Editor's Note: After bogeying his final two holes in his Sunday singles match at Medinah, Jim Furyk is just one member of the 2012 U.S. Ryder Cup team to deserve consideration on this dubious list. Here are the five players who preceded him.
Curtis Strange

2. Curtis Strange

0-3 record at Oak Hill, 1995 (Europe wins 14 to 13 )
A controversial captain's pick by Lanny Wadkins, Strange faced Nick Faldo in the singles in the eighth match of the match of the day. Strange was 1 up on the 16th tee, but bogeyed the next two. With the match even on difficult par 4 18th, Faldo drove poorly and was forced to lay up. Strange had a 3-iron second from the fairway, but mishit it, leaving it short in greenside rough. Faldo then hit a superb pitch from 90 yards to within four feet. Strange chipped to eight feet, but with the Americans only needing a half in the match to retain the cup, missed his putt. Faldo then holed the backbreaker.
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