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Europe won 40th Ryder Cup in Gleneagles

Sep 29, 2014 17:50 IST

Europe on 28 September 2014 won the 40th Ryder Cup in Gleneagles, Scotland. Europe defeated United States by 16½ points to 11½. The team captains were Paul McGinley for Europe and Tom Watson for the USA.

Europe took 10-6 lead over the United States into final day of Ryder Cup.  

Europe has now won eight of the last 10 Ryder Cups. Europe was the defending cup holders, having defeated the USA in 2012 at Medinah.

The 40th Ryder Cup Matches were held from 26–28 September 2014 on the PGA Centenary Course at the Gleneagles Scotland.

This was the second time that Scotland hosted the Ryder Cup. First time, the competition was held at Muirfield in 1973.


Quick Digest

Who: Europe

Where: Gleneagles , Scotland

What: won the 40th Ryder Cup

When: 28 September 2014

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