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The Ryder Cup History And Winner’s List

The Ryder Cup began in 1923, it was the United States vs. Great Britain, which continued until 1971.

The Ryder Cup

The Ryder Cup began in 1923, it was the United States vs. Great Britain, which continued until 1971. For four events, it included Great Britain and Ireland. In 1979 up to this day, it includes all of Europe.

This year’s edition is taking place at Marco Simone Golf and Country Club in Italy in two days, the much-anticipated golf team competition between the U.S. and Europe was last played in 2021 and won by the United States.

Zach Johnson (U.S.) and Luke Donald (Europe) will lead their respective teams coming into this year’s competition, with the United States having an upper hand, winning two of the last three editions. Luke Donald left the fans puzzled in a media briefing, stating we shouldn’t read too much into Tuesday’s practice round pairings.

Here is the full winner’s list below:

2021United States 19-9
2018 Europe17.5-10.5
2016United States17-11
2014 Europe16.5-11.5
2010 Europe14.5-13.5
2008United States16.5-11.5
2004 Europe18.5-9.5
1999United States14.5-13.5
1997 Europe14.5-13.5
1995 Europe14.5-13.5
1993United States15-13
1991United States14.5-13.5
1989Tied (Europe retains)14-14
1983United States14.5-13.5
1981United States18.5-9.5
1979United States17-11
1977United States12.5-7.5
1975United States21-11
1973United States19-13
1971United States18.5-13.5
1969Tied (United States retains)16-16
1967United States23.5-8.5
1965 United States19.5-12.5
1963United States 23-9
1961United States14.5-9.5
1959United States8.5-3.5
1957Great Britain7.5-4.5
1955United States8-4
1953United States6.5-5.5
1951United States9.5-2.5
1949United States7-5
1947 United States11-1
1937United States8-4
1935United States9-3
1933Great Britain6.5-5.5
1931United States9-3
1929Great Britain7-5
1927United States9.5-2.5

Siphamandla Lindwa is a sports writer and a publisher for Bet Central at He obtained a B-Tech in Sports Management from Tshwane University of Technology. When not writing sports content, Sipha scouts talent and networks for his future Sports Management agency.

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