Europe beats U.S. in Ryder Cup

Europe beat the U.S. to reclaim golf’s Ryder Cup on Sunday. Europe’s 17½-10½ win was the most lopsided since it scored consecutive 18½-9½ victories more than a decade ago.

The Americans formed a Ryder Cup Task Force, spearheaded by Phil Mickelson, after their 2014 loss in the biennial competition, hoping to build continuity and momentum. It paid off with a victory in 2016, but Europe won back the cup, clinching it with Francesco Molinari’s victory over Phil Mickelson.

The Italian golfer is the first European player to go 5-0 in Ryder Cup play. “It’s hard to describe,” he told NBC. “I’m just so proud of everyone on the team — an amazing group of guys. Any one of us deserved to clinch the Cup.”

Tiger Woods went 0-4, the first time in eight Ryder Cups he has failed win a point.

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