Maybe the U.S. team would do better in this event if its members were more familiar on a daily basis with the classic form of the game as it has been played on British links for centuries.
Every time you listen to European Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley, you learn a little more about why his team beat a dysfunctional U.S. team and about the man for whom the Europeans wanted to play.
In their 16.5-11.5 win over the U.S. in the 2014 Ryder Cup, the European players earned varying grades for their performances. Check out our senior writers' assessments.
In their 16.5-11.5 loss to Europe in the 2014 Ryder Cup, the U.S. players earned varying grades for their performances. Check out our senior writers' assessments.
Once more, Europe partied through the night after winning its third straight Ryder Cup while the American camp went sleepless.
It's so cute, we had to share it: If you're a U.S. Ryder Cup fans already wondering about the 2016 lineup after the loss to Europe at Gleneagles, check out this 7-year-old's roster ideas.
Naturally some prominent names in golf took to Twitter to express congratulations, pride and, well, other emotions Sunday after Europe's 16.5-11.5 victory in the 2014 Ryder Cup. Here's a smattering of the chattering.
Jack Nicklaus has felt the pain of losing a Ryder Cup as a captain. In 1987, the Europeans marched into Dublin, Ohio, and snatched the prize at – of all places – Muirfield Village Golf Club.
Phil Mickelson laid into Tom Watson’s captaincy during the team’s post-match interview. He accused Watson of ignoring the winning formula that Paul Azinger had laid down in 2008.
When you play as badly as the U.S. did this week, with Bubba Watson not earning even a half point and the likes of Rickie Fowler not winning any matches, it’s hard to blame your Ryder Cup captain.
Our Martin Kaufmann experienced all the coverage that NBC had to offer during the Ryder Cup, and left thinking that the new kid on the block, Fox, might be able to liven up live golf coverage.
The Europeans earned seven points in Sunday's singles session at Gleneagles to defeat the Americans, 16 1/2 - 11 1/2, and win their third straight Ryder Cup.
Europe’s 2014 Ryder Cup victory makes it three in a row against the U.S., the sixth European victory in the last seven matches and eight of the last ten.
The final Sunday singles match of the 2014 Ryder Cup features Zach Johnson of the U.S. taking on Victor Dubuisson of Europe at Gleneagles. Follow highlights in our live blog!
Sergio Garcia won the 16th hole with an eagle and then held on for a 1-up victory over Jim Furyk, barely 15 minutes after the Europeans had clinched the Ryder Cup.
Jimmy Walker of the United States defeated Europe's Lee Westwood after making eight birdies in 16 holes, winning 3 and 2.
Webb Simpson of the United States and Ian Poulter of Europe halve their match at the 2014 Ryder Cup at Gleneagles.
The 10th Sunday singles match of the 2014 Ryder Cup features Keegan Bradley of the U.S. taking on Jamie Donaldson of Europe at Gleneagles. Follow highlights in our live blog!
The seventh Sunday singles match of the 2014 Ryder Cup saw Matt Kuchar of the U.S. take control before the turn and defeat Thomas Bjorn of Europe 4 and 3 at Gleneagles. Recap the highlights right here.
The fourth Sunday singles match of the 2014 Ryder Cup saw Hunter Mahan of the U.S. bogey the 18th to halve with Justin Rose of Europe at Gleneagles. Recap the highlights here!
The Ryder Cup climbed from near irrelevance in the 1920s to become one of the most anticipated events in golf. Over the years, it has provided moments of high drama. See some of those great moments as captured this year and in the event's 87-year history by photographers from The Associated Press.
Images from Sunday's singles matches at the 2014 Ryder Cup at Gleneagles in Scotland.
Check out images from Day 2 of the 40th Ryder Cup at Gleneagles in Scotland.
Check out pictures from Friday's foursome and four-ball matches at the 40th Ryder Cup at Gleneagles.
Check out images from Thursday's practice round for the 2014 Ryder Cup at Gleneagles.
Check images from Wednesday's practice round for the 2014 Ryder Cup at Gleneagles in Perthshire, Scotland.
See pictures from Tuesday's practice round for the 2014 Ryder Cup at Gleneagles.