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.
Ben Crenshaw putts with 1-iron

5. Ben Crenshaw

0-3 at Muirfield Village, 1987 (Europe wins 15-13)
After losing twice in pairs, Crenshaw faced Eamonn Darcy of Ireland, winless in 10 previous Ryder Cup matches, in the eighth match. After three-putting the sixth hole to fall two holes down, Crenshaw slammed down his putter -- the famed "Lil' Ben" -- and snapped the shaft. "It was like somebody shot me," he later said. Crenshaw putted the rest of the match with either a sand wedge or a 1-iron, battling back to go 1 up on the 17th hole. But he left his third shot in a bunker and conceded, and then hooked his drive off the 18th into a stream. Scrambling, Crenshaw used his 1-iron to make a six-footer for a bogey. But Darcy managed to shake in a downhill four-footer for the match.
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