Who has the best Ryder Cup record?

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Who has the best Ryder Cup record?
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Clue

A Spaniard - but maybe not the one you think of first.

Answer

Statistically speaking, Sergio Garcia has won the most Ryder Cup points in history with 28.5 points

More about Ryder Cup records

Many wonderful players have participated in the Ryder Cup with excellent records but when the question is ‘Who has the best record?’ we look at the numbers.

Garcia’s Ryder Cup record:

  • 10appearances.
  • Singles: 4 wins - 5 losses - 1 half
  • Foursomes: 12-4-3
  • Fourballs: 9-4-3
  • 28.5 points from 45 matches (63%)

Other Ryder Cup players with 20 or more points:


USA TEAM

  • Billy Casper: 23.5pts from 37 (64%)
  • Arnold Palmer: 23pts from 32 (72%)
  • Phil Mickelson: 21.5pts from 45 (48%)
  • Lanny Wadkins: 21.5pts from 34 (63%)

EUROPEAN TEAM

  • Nick Faldo: 25 points from 46 matches (54%)
  • Bernhard Langer: 24pts from 42 (57%)
  • Colin Montgomerie: 23.5pts from 36 (65%)
  • Lee Westwood: 24 pts from 47 (51%)
  • Seve Ballesteros: 22.5 pts from 37 (61%)
  • Jose Maria Olazabal: 20.5 pts from 31 (66%)