The Americans have been sent home from the Ryder Cup yet again with their tails between their legs while Europe celebrate an eighth win in the last 10 encounters. Here is how the players and captains from both teams rated.
P3 W0 L2 H1
The big Dane was not at his best but did at least make a contribution with his half on the first day with Kaymer. His achievement was in being here as player.
P4 W3 L1 H0
A stunning debut for the Welshman who collected the winning point for Europe. Was a great foursomes partner for Westwood and will surely return next time
P3 W2 L0 H1
An incredible debut from the loner who was supposedly unsuited to team play. Brilliant in the foursomes, the Frenchman is a superstar in waiting.
P2 W0 L2 H0
Not a great debut for the home hero with two losses from two games. But he gave Mickelson a fight and can always say he was part of this winning team.
P4 W2 L1 H1
Played perhaps the shot of the match with his five wood on the 18th in the Friday fourballs and finished strongly with two wins.
P3 W1 L1 H1
Was excellent in accounting for Bubba Watson and earned a half with Bjorn on first morning so a satisfactory performance for the US Open winner 6 G McDowell P3 W3 L0 H0 Hard to fault. Brilliantly marshalled rookie Dubuisson in foursomes before incredibly gutsy fightback in top singles
P5 W2 L1 H2
Finished so strongly after poor first day. Was at his very best in singles destruction of so-called rival Fowler.
P3 W0 L1 H2
His worst Ryder Cup as an individual; the Postman could not say he delivered. After a wretched year could not find his form. But still won his team a point 5 Rose P5 W3 L0 H2 The Englishman finished as the game’s leading points-scorer and fully deserves that honour. The new Monty will be the rock for the next few games.
P4 W3 L1 H0
Will soon forget that missed tiddler in the singles and reflect on a fine display in which he and Rose established a quality partnership.
P4 W2 L2 H0
Moved about Seve Ballesteros in the all-time points list and more than justified his wildcard with his shepherding of Donaldson. A record seventh Ryder Cup win.
P5 W3 L0 H2
The Englishman finished as the game’s leading points-scorer and fully deserves that honour. The new Monty will be the rock for the next few games.
P3 W3 L0 H0
Hard to fault. Brilliantly marshalled rookie Dubuisson in foursomes before incredibly gutsy fightback in the top singles
Meticulous and magnificent. Had it all worked out and did not deviate from his belief that the template would work. One of the great captains.
P3 W1 L2 H0
Loves the Ryder Cup but will soon want to forget this match. Sat out on the Saturday, he could live with Donaldson’s excellence in the singles.
P5 W0 L2 H3
Strange that he played all five as was not his best. Forged a promising with Walker, but obliterated by McIlroy
P4 W1 L2 H1
Poor Blue Collar Jim became America’s biggest loser with 20 defeats as he suffered yet more Ryder Cup heartbreak. His fine career deserves better.
P3 W0 L2 H1
Stuck in there to get the meaningless half against Dubuisson in the final singles but lost both his foursomes, which is his speciality.
P4 W1 L3 H0
Beat Bjorn in the singles, but it was too late. Had lost his three games before, in which he not begin to show his undoubted quality.
P3 W2 L1 H0
Try to understand that the five-time major winner won two of his three games but was sat out on Saturday. He was not pleased and had every right to be.
P2 W1 L1 H1
A dubious wildcard who was pilloried for his display in the opening fourball on Friday and lost the last to half with Poulter.
P4 W2 L1 H1
Only 21, will likely become a US Ryder Cup legend. With his fellow Texan, Reed, formed a pairing of the ages. Lost singles but can hold head high.
P5 W1 L1 H3
Was one of America’s strongest performers and should be an important member in the team at Hazeltine. Is a fine foil for Fowler’s flamboyance.
P3 W0 L3 H0
The world No 7 played well in the Saturday fourballs, but the fact he lost all three matches by 5&4, 3&2 and 5&4 added up to one big flop.
P4 W3 L0 H1
American top points-scorer became the crowd’s villain when putting his finger to his lips. The 24-year-old is already a Ryder Cup star and the US need him.
P4 W1 L2 H1
Was brilliant in the Saturday fourballs and should have beaten Rose in the singles. But once again his nerve betrayed him.
Provided incontrovertible proof that great captaincy is not about how great a player you are or were. A gentleman who should never have been reappointed.