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Kaymer exorcised any personal demons - and assured the Europeans of holding onto the Ryder Cup - with a 6-foot putt and double fist-pump celebration. (Getty)
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This is Tiger Woods, the guy who makes the improbable shot, thrills the crowd, and then wins the tournament. (Getty)
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The younger McIlroy celebrated his first major victory on Father's Day with dad Gerry. A different major won on a different day - by the same margin, however - was just as sweet. (Getty)
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Winning the Open Championship was bittersweet for Els, who captured the claret jug after good friend Scott wilted down the stretch. (Getty)
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Furyk bogeyed the 17th and 18th holes of his singles match against Sergio Garcia to lose. His loss was symbolic of the Americans' overall Ryder Cup collapse. (Getty)
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Having lost his father in 2010, Watson celebrated his emotional Masters victory with him mom, Molly. (Getty)
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The pines, the straw, the narrow opening, the white outfit, the circumstances, the result: They all added to an unforgettable image. (Getty)
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What can you do when you miss a 1 1/2-foot putt to win a major? Nothing, except stand there in disbelief. (Getty)
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Poulter's intensity helped carry the Europeans to a stunning comeback victory at the Ryder Cup. He is the new face - and guttural voice - of the European team. (Getty)
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Major championship trophy presentation. Check. Weird guy crashing the party. Check. Mild-mannered guy losing his mind. Check. How could this not be the top image of the year? (Getty)
Image of Bryson DeChambeau and how his body has transformed, through the years, from an NCAA champion to becoming a multiple PGA Tour winner.
Here's a look at some of the best photos of the Match II with Tiger Woods, Peyton Manning, Phil Mickelson and Tom Brady from Medalist Golf Club.
A look at some of the best photos from the TaylorMade Driving Relief, won by the team of Rory McIlroy and Dustin Johnson.