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Key stats from Europe's win at 42nd Ryder Cup

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Once again Europe defeated the U.S. at the Ryder Cup. Here are the key stats from Sunday at Le Golf National.

• Europe wins Ryder Cup, 17 1/2-10 1/2

• Won nine of last 12 Ryder Cups contested (span dates to 1995)

• Sixth consecutive Ryder Cup victory on home soil

• Only longer home win streak in Ryder Cup history is 13 by U.S. (1927-1983)

• Every player on European team won at least one match (fourth instance since 1979)

• European captain's picks combined record: 9-4-1 (U.S. was 2-10-0)

United States

• Justin Thomas: 4-1-0 match record; 7-2-1 in Presidents and Ryder Cup combined

• First U.S. rookie since Larry Nelson in 1979 to win four or more matches

• First American player to win four or more matches since Corey Pavin in 1995

• Webb Simpson: First Ryder Cup singles match won (1-1-1 career record)

• Tony Finau: 2-1-0 match record in Ryder Cup debut; beat Tommy Fleetwood, 6 and 4

• Tiger Woods: 0-4-0; fourth player since 1979 to win 0 points and lose four or more matches

• Last player to go 0-4-0 or worse: Steve Stricker in 2012 (0-4-0)

• Dustin Johnson: 1-4-0; worst record in Ryder Cup by sitting world No. 1 player

• Phil Mickelson: 22nd career match lost (most in Ryder Cup history)

• 47th career match played (passes Sir Nick Faldo for most all-time)

• U.S. team has lost nine of 12 Ryder Cups when Mickelson competed

• Rickie Fowler: 1-3-0 match record this week; 3-7-5 in Ryder Cup career

• Jordan Spieth: 0-6 career singles record in Ryder Cup and Presidents Cup; (15-4-3 in fourball/foursomes)


• Thorbjorn Olesen defeated Spieth, 5 and 4; won six of first nine holes in match; 5 up at turn

• Jon Rahm defeated Tiger Woods, 2 and 1; only point won in Ryder Cup debut (1-2-0 record)

• Ian Poulter defeated Johnson, 2 up; 2-2-0 match record this week; 14-6-2 record in Ryder Cup career

• 5-0-1 career singles record in Ryder Cup

• One point shy of European record for singles matches won (Faldo, Colin Montgomerie, Peter Oosterhuis)

• Francesco Molinari defeated Mickelson, 4 and 2, to clinch Ryder Cup

• First player in European Ryder Cup history to go 5-0-0

• Fourth player overall to go 5-0-0 in single Ryder Cup

• Second in continental Europe era (1979) to go 5-0-0 (Larry Nelson, 1979)

• First player in golf history to win major and go 5-0-0 in Ryder Cup in same year

• Sergio Garcia: 25 1/2 career points won, most in Ryder Cup history

• Improves to 4-4-1 in Ryder Cup singles career