News & ToursSeptember 21, 2008

Top U.S. Winning Margins Vs. Europe

LOUISVILLE--After losing three consecutive Ryder Cup Matches, who knew the United States was going to enjoy its biggest victory margin since 1981? The top U.S. winning margins since the Great Britain & Ireland team added the rest of Europe in 1979:

1981, Walton Heath: U.S., 18 1/2 -9 1/2

1979, The Greenbrier: U.S., 17-11

2008, Valhalla, U.S., 16 1/2-11 1/2

1993, The Belfry: U.S., 15-13

1999, The Country Club: U.S., 14 1/2-13 1/2

1991, Kiawah Island: U.S., 14 1/2-13 1/2

1983, PGA National: U.S., 14 1/2-13 1/2

--Mike O'Malley

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