Ryder Cup Outtakes
Exclusive images from the Golf Digest and Golf World photographers at Medinah
October 01, 2012
PracticeBubba Watson interacts with fans. The next day, he riled up the crowd by getting them to cheer as he hit his opening tee shot.
Friday Morning FoursomesThere weren't only American fans at Medinah. Here, a group of European supporters watch Steve Stricker hit a shot.
Friday Morning FoursomesLuke Donald hits a fairway bunker shot in his opening match. Donald and partner, Sergio Garcia suffered their first-ever loss in foursomes to Keegan Bradley and Phil Mickelson.
Friday morning FoursomesJason Dufner exhibits about as much emotion as he will ever show after sinking a putt.
Friday Afternoon Four-BallKeegan Bradley reacts after narrowly missing an eagle putt on the 15th hole.
Friday Afternoon Four-BallDustin Johnson launches a drive. The captain's pick was the only American with an undefeated record (3-0) for the week.
Saturday Morning FoursomesGraeme McDowell tees off on the opening hole. The 2010 Ryder Cup star struggled to a 1-3 record.
Saturday Morning FoursomesKeegan Bradley drains a birdie putt on the ninth green on the way to a 7-and-6 win with partner Phil Mickelson against Graeme McDowell and Rory McIlroy. The result equaled the most lopsided win in Ryder Cup history.
Saturday Afternoon Four-BallFor a second-straight day, Matt Kuchar and partner Dustin Johnson won their Four-Ball match.
Sunday SinglesThe putts weren't falling for recent FedEx Cup champ Brandt Snedeker on Sunday. The captain's pick lost 5 and 3 to Paul Lawrie
Sunday SinglesKeegan Bradley stares down a putt in his match against Rory McIlroy. The 26-year-old lost 2 and 1 to drop his record to 3-1 for the week.
Sunday SinglesJustin Rose celebrates after making a 12-foot putt for birdie on No. 18 to defeat Phil Mickelson, 1 up.
Sunday SinglesJim Furyk reacts after missing a par putt on the final hole. The captain's pick bogeyed 17 and 18 to lose his match to Sergio Garcia.
Sunday SinglesDustin Johnson comforts Steve Stricker after he loses the deciding match Martin Kaymer.
Sunday SinglesMartin Kaymer takes a victory lap after winning the clinching point for the Europeans.
Sunday SingesLuke Donald and Sergio Garcia savor Europe's victory amid a sea of media.
The European squad celebrates its fifth Ryder Cup victory in the past six meetings between the two teams.
Sunday SinglesIan Poulter hugs the Ryder Cup trophy. If there was an MVP trophy, he would have been hugging that too after his perfect 4-0 performance.