5 times the Ryder Cup escalated into a brutal war

The Ryder Cup can descend into war. We look at the moments that define this battle.

5. 2008 Valhalla – The fans that were baying for blood

Lee Westwood comments on the fans who decided to prank call his hotel room during the Ryder Cup.


4. 2014 Gleneagles – The Mutiny after defeat

After a difficult loss comes the reflection. American players turned on the captain of their ship in a horrible show of disunity.


3. 1999 Brookline – The calvary charge

One of the most famous Ryder Cup moments for good and bad reasons. After holing an enormous putt to square the match, Justin Leonard celebrated with what felt like the American population. The problem was that Jose Maria Olazabal still had a putt to halve the hole and progress the match.


2. 2012 Medinah – When the Ryder Cup was a Coliseum

The most successful Ryder Cup player in history decided to amp up the crowd. Bubba Watson followed suit to make this a memorable moment.


1. 2010 Celtic Manor – The war cry that boosted morale

One of the best chants you will hear and a great example of the banter the Ryder Cup brings.



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