List of Ryder Cup Champions

By Ryan Watson

Man in White Denim Pants and Black Sandals Playing Golf during Daytime

The Ryder Cup is a unique team-based golf competition contested between America and Europe that is played every 2 years. Originally a competition between the US and Great Britain, since 1979 the team has included golfers from all of Europe. The Cup consists of a series of foursome and fourball games between the teams of golfers, and a final round 12 singles games. Points are awarded for matches won. The United States enjoys the edge in the competition, winning 26 Ryder Cup titles. The following is a list of each teams winning records. 

Great Britain 

1929, 1933, 1957 

Europe

1985, 1987, 1989, 1995, 1997, 2002, 2006, 2010, 2012, 2014

United States

1927, 1931, 1935, 1937, 1947, 1949, 1951, 1953, 1955, 1959, 1961, 1963, 1965, 1967, 1969, 1971, 1975, 1977, 1979, 1981, 1983, 1991, 1993, 1999, 2008, 2016

Note

Team Great Britain was known during part of this period as Great Britain & Ireland, though in reality Irish golfers had already been competing for Great Britain in previous tournaments. 

About The Author

Ryan is a professor and freelance writer. He has been writing for GolfLink since 2017.

ACTIVITY FEED

Bill N.  Scored 97 at  Ocean Pines Berlin, Maryland

James G. joined GolfLink
Richard V. joined GolfLink

Robert S.  Scored 86 at  Amsterdam Municipal Amsterdam, New York

Doris B. joined GolfLink

View Activity Feed

Video of the Day
Setup for High Pitch Shots Watch Video>>

Related Articles

Article Image The Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide: Jack Nicklaus, tournament founder and host

  photos courtesy Jack Nicklaus Official Website Jack Nick...

Article Image About David Gleeson

David Gleeson is an Australian professional golfer who plays on...

Article Image Golfer Profile: Scott Strange

Scott Strange is an Australian professional golfer who has play...

Article Image About Adam Blyth

Adam Blyth is an Australian professional golfer who formerly pl...

Article Image Earnings for a PGA Tour Caddy

.videowrapper { float: none; clear: both; width: 100%;...

View All Related Articles