Furyk stood by the decision - criticised by ex-European Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley - of his players to stay away despite their counterparts' superior knowledge of Le Golf National making a significant difference. This felt just as sweet because it was a trophy he shared with a team.
Shortly thereafter, Tony Finau clinched a 6 and 4 victory over Tommy Fleetwood-who went 4-0 in the team sessions alongside Francesco Molinari-and Webb Simpson topped FedEx Cup champion Justin Rose, 3 and 2.
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With Justin Thomas and Jordan Spieth, boyhood pals who were the only American pairing to secure more than a point, the United States had their own version of "Moliwood", but it was in too short supply. Molinari and Fleetwood aside, he played as well as anyone on his team and could have been used to good effect in the foursomes.
"You've got a World Golf Championships, you've got another major championship, you've got the Playoffs and then you have the Ryder Cup on the back side". That final victory over Rickie Fowler made Garcia the biggest contributor in Ryder Cup history with 25½ points.More news: Gwyneth Paltrow weds Brad Falchuk
Justin Thomas, who was the best player for the US, tied for eighth at the French Open this summer. When the going got tough in the early afternoon, they turned it around. He knows how badly this goes often.other invite to the #RyderCup #NBC refuses to mention that the two of you also hold the record for most losses.
"Really? I think I played them on Tuesday [in the practice round]", Molinari countered.
Spieth and Reed had won four and halved two of their seven matches together at Gleneagles and Hazeltine, but Reed was twice paired with Tiger Woods and Spieth played four matches with Justin Thomas in Paris.
"It's hard to talk about it because it means so much to me over the years, and I did not play well this year", he said. En route to Europe's 17 ½-10 ½ dismantling of the U.S.
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"I think the continuity in the European camp having all these vice-captains this year and preparing for captaincy down the road has been a huge foundation of why we've been so good". But another aspect was the magnitude of facing (and defeating) Woods just days after the 42-year-old got back into the winner's circle on the PGA Tour.
Tiger's form deserted him as he endured a miserable Ryder Cup. Johnson went from 1 up to 2 down in a four-hole stretch that ended his chances. "If there was any doubt about me being a pick, there shouldn't be anymore".
The delirious scenes afterwards included Ian Poulter dressing up in a pillar box outfit - he is known as The Postman because he always delivers - and the Englishman said mischievously: 'When I get home to Florida I'm going to put it on and post some letters to my American neighbours'.More news: Why is Google 'paying' Apple $9 bn?