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Jon Rahm gets a half point vs. Scottie Scheffler as he comes up clutch on Hole 18. (0:40)
Team Europe held on Sunday in singles, beating Team U.S 16½-11½. to win the Ryder Cup at Marco Simone Golf & Country Club outside Rome. Europe hasn’t lost on its home soil since 1993.
Tommy Fleetwood‘s birdie on No. 16 ensured Europe of at least a half point in his match, guaranteeing it enough to win.
Here are some of the top moments from the three days of the Ryder Cup:
Europe celebrates its 16½-11½ win the 2023 Ryder Cup.
Olé, Olé, Olé 🏆🍾 #TeamEurope #RyderCup pic.twitter.com/81fWolq65B
The moment @TommyFleetwood1 secured the half point that guarantees we win the Ryder Cup 🤩#TeamEurope | #RyderCup pic.twitter.com/45MHGfK516
Rory McIlroy after finishing the week 4-1-0.
DRINK IT IN!! 😍@McIlroyRory secures out 13th point of the week.#TeamEurope | #RyderCup pic.twitter.com/FGlMeRL2H4
Max Homa capped a 3-1-1 week with this putt on No. 18 to beat Matt Fitzpatrick.
Way to go, rookie. 🔥 @maxhoma wraps up his first #RyderCup with a point for 🇺🇸#GoUSA pic.twitter.com/zNiBQyorDX
Patrick Cantlay stayed hot, getting the first full point for the U.S. on Sunday.
This to win the match and grab a point for the U.S. 🔴@patrick_cantlay | #RyderCup | #GoUSA pic.twitter.com/bNafT59alD
Jon Rahm won No. 18 to halve his match with Scottie Scheffler. Rahm finished 2-0-2 on the week.
Scenes at the 18th after @JonRahmpga secures a half point for Europe! 🇪🇸#TeamEurope | #RyderCup pic.twitter.com/ikzKy3sNrf
Viktor Hovland put the first point of the day on the board for Europe, beating Collin Morikawa 4 and 3.
Soak it in Viktor, you deserve it! 🤩#TeamEurope | #RyderCup pic.twitter.com/1SYGxzeYnQ
Another day, another commanding performance from Rory McIlroy for Team Europe.
Rory showing us what it means 💪#TeamEurope | #RyderCup pic.twitter.com/bKgCd2pAes
It hasn’t been pretty for the Americans, but there have been moments. Max Homa — who secured Team USA’s first win of the tournament with a walk off chip-in eagle earlier Saturday — delivered on this shot.
What. A. Shot. 🔥@maxhoma | #RyderCup | #GoUSA pic.twitter.com/VMNOXniXCj
Considering the largest final-day deficit overcome to win the Ryder Cup is four points, the Americans will have their work cut out for them entering Sunday. But that hasn’t dimmed Sam Burns‘ competitive spirit.
A little louder! 👂@samburns66 | #RyderCup | #GoUSA pic.twitter.com/5qUauvHzuU
Not to be confused with Justin Thomas, celebrity U.S. fan Justin Timberlake was loving the spark the Americans displayed Saturday afternoon.
A lot to smile about this afternoon! ✨ @jtimberlake #RyderCup | #GoUSA pic.twitter.com/wSxiVmtLX0
Jon Rahm pumps up the crowd ahead of the Saturday afternoon matches.
Jon Rahm getting the crowd pumped ahead of the four-balls this afternoon 🙌#TeamEurope | #RyderCup pic.twitter.com/sqnPnbxeN9
Viktor Hovland and Sweden’s Ludvig Aberg handed Scottie Scheffler and Brooks Koepka the worst defeat in an 18-hole match in Ryder Cup history 9 and 7.
Viktor & Ludvig, history makers 💪

The Ryder Cup has been played for 96 years. Their 9&7 victory is the largest foursomes win ever.#TeamEurope | #RyderCup pic.twitter.com/PS8Jq1jRMm
Rory McIlroy and England’s Tommy Fleetwood took down Jordan Spieth and Justin Thomas 2 and 1, with McIlroy sinking the winning putt on No. 17. McIlroy moved to 3-0 this year with the win.
Never in doubt 👊#TeamEurope | #RyderCup pic.twitter.com/sapJN0WNE4
Jon Rahm stuffed one close on No. 17.
JON RAHM!!! 💪🇪🇺#TeamEurope pic.twitter.com/Fa0ZUH4hwZ
Brian Harman and Max Homa delivered the squad’s first full point of the Ryder Cup with a 4-and-2 victory over Ireland’s Shane Lowry and Austria’s Sepp Straka.
First win on the board.@maxhoma | #RyderCup | #GoUSA pic.twitter.com/9BmbSVaLvx
Zero losses on the first day for the European squad, as Justin Rose hit this putt to clinch the last match.
Justin Rose made THIS putt at the last as Team Europe went undefeated on day one. #RyderCup pic.twitter.com/mNW8TduEfY
Need someone to nail a putt to tie things up on 18? Jon Rahm’s your guy.
JON RAHM 😲#TeamEurope | #RyderCup pic.twitter.com/zSbR5vMbSE
Viktor Hovland closed out his first round in epic fashion.
VIKTOR HOVLAND!!! 🇳🇴🇪🇺#TeamEurope | #RyderCup pic.twitter.com/KCe0pWZn5Y
Novak Djokovic and Gareth Bale were on hand to take in the tournament.
.@GarethBale11 and @DjokerNole cheering on from the side lines 🙌#RyderCup pic.twitter.com/O3YzOaO6GP
Jon Rahm came achingly close to a hole-in-one on this shot.
Jon Rahm was so close to just the SEVENTH hole-in-one in Ryder Cup history 🤯 #RyderCup pic.twitter.com/phe1vfXc6Y
Matt Fitzpatrick was locked-in for the first round, and it had Rory McIlroy feeling some kind of way.
Fitzy’s on fire🔥@MattFitz94 eagles the fifth.#TeamEurope | #RyderCup pic.twitter.com/WcKHU3nl4Q
Rory is all of us watching @MattFitz94 this afternoon 👏#TeamEurope | #RyderCup pic.twitter.com/9BrHjvs83Q
Nicolai Højgaard nearly forgot two essential tools needed to make his Ryder Cup debut: his putter and passport.
Just a couple of Nicolai Højgaard rookie mistakes 😅

❌ Passport
❌ Putter#TeamEurope pic.twitter.com/PNg2bR1Jl5
On the course, however, Højgaard is looking like a seasoned veteran.
Welcome to the Ryder Cup, Nicolai Højgaard! 👊#TeamEurope | #RyderCup pic.twitter.com/nptsJlHNcs

Nicolai Højgaard showing no signs of nerves on his Ryder Cup debut 👀#TeamEurope | #RyderCup pic.twitter.com/N3dEdjbpVV
A practice-round hole-in-one for Viktor Hovland? Light work.
American golfers and fans alike are decked out in the country’s colors. Earlier in the week Sam Burns showed off his patriotic new look.
All about that 🔴⚪️🔵#RyderCup #GoUSA pic.twitter.com/j7sFKapI1N
The fans are bringing it. 🔥#RyderCup | #GoUSA pic.twitter.com/FOvfdqbGWw
The Spanish Steps served as a scenic background ahead of the tournament.
A premium night on the Spanish Steps. 🤩#RyderCup | #GoUSA pic.twitter.com/Pv3EKxMhfu
Viktor Hovland listens to metal music to get ready for a match … and if his teammates’ reactions are anything to go by, that makes him unique at the Ryder Cup.
“That’s not even music. That’s horrendous.”

Viktor Hovland’s @RyderCupEurope teammates couldn’t believe the metal music he listens to 😂pic.twitter.com/PJAnsPVu5j
The golfers and their significant others were on point fashion-wise at the pretournament gala.
Red carpet ready 🕴️@RyderCupEurope | #RyderCup pic.twitter.com/bTfNKdghmq
Lads and ladies looking sharp 💯 pic.twitter.com/SJKIpUcrhr
The @RyderCupUSA team cleans up nicely 🥰 pic.twitter.com/gQAk3Obtmv
Picture perfect 📸 pic.twitter.com/P0zpXlhcG7
Viktor Hovland, who is single, decided to keep Europe vice captain Jose Maria Olazabal company instead.
Viktor Hovland never change 😂#TeamEurope pic.twitter.com/h6QkMtgSKq



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