Champions GC Houston, Texas, 23 ½, 8 ½, Flag Icon. , Royal Birkdale GC Southport, England, 19 ½, 12 ½, Flag Icon. , East Lake CC Atlanta. The Ryder Cup is a golf competition contested by teams from Europe and the United States. The winner of each match scores a point for their team, if a match is tied after 18 holes then each team is awarded a ½ point. The format of the Format : Match play. Past Team Europe Captains. Past Team Europe Captains. CAPTAIN, YEAR(S), WON, LOST, TIED. Seve Ballesteros, , 1, 0, 0. Eric Brown, , 0, 1. Medinah Country Club Medinah, IL. This page was last edited on 23 June , at The Ryder Cup is contested in a match play format, which involves different methods of the format. But Europe retained the Cup in the year of the tie, so Jacklin's teams won or held the Cup three times. Europe 18 USA 9 - Oakland Hills, Detroit, USA Europe 18 USA 9 - The Belfry, England Europe 15 USA 12 - Brookline, Mass, USA Europe 13 USA 14 - Valderrama GC, Spain Europe 14 USA 13 - Oak Hill CC - N. The first two days consist of eight matches; four foursomes and four fourball matches. Champions Golf Club , Houston, Texas. Stockton, Dave Dave Stockton. It came down to the final match between Syd Easterbrook and Denny Shute. The most recent match, held at Hazeltine National Golf Club in Minnesota, was won by United States, who beat Europe by a score of 17— HOME NEWS News Photos Media Guide VIDEO TICKETS Ticket Information Samuel Ryder Club Tickets Travel packages Ticket Exchange SOCIAL Team USA on Facebook Team USA on Twitter Team Europe on Facebook Team Europe on Twitter PGA. Palmer, Arnold Arnold Palmer. Azinger, Paul Paul Azinger. Updated June 14, There was another change to the format, the first two days now consisted of eight foursomes and fourballs, with twelve singles matches on the final day. Follow Us Facebook Twitter Pinterest. The contest saw Great Britain regain the Cup for the first time since Ridgewood Country ClubParamus, New Jersey. Friday morning foursomes will tee off at 7: The Country ClubComposite Course, Brookline, Massachusetts.