Act. On 09/27/2021 at 00:41 CEST
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Europe could not achieve the miracle and the American stars take the Ryder Cup of golf for the United States in the 12 individual duels of the last day.
The United States recovers the trophy that the continental troop wore since Paris 2018. In Wisconsin, this time, the Europeans were not even close. Neither the Spaniards and their fitter players, Jon Rahm and Sergio García, they managed to give a modicum of hope.
Finally, neither of them have managed to win their two individual matches on the last day, and the tournament has concluded with the victory of the American team by 19 to 9.
“There have been very nice moments with Jon and unfortunately there have not been enough good moments from the whole team.. The boys have given everything they had and you can’t ask for more & rdquor ;, Sergio García told ., after losing his individual match against American Bryson Dechambeau by three holes ahead with two to play (3 and 2).
“You have to accept it. They have played better than us and we must prepare to have good options to recover the Cup in two years & rdquor ;, commented to . about the next edition in Rome in 2023 García, which this week has revalidated the record of 25 victories and 28.5 points in Ryder Cup history.
“The viewers are the same people who see us every week on the PGA Tour and the people who support us. They have to support their team and the truth is that in the Ryder there are always incredible feelings. I think it has been played at a very good level and with a very good atmosphere & rdquor ;, pointed out the golfer from Castellón about the vast majority of American spectators as a result of the travel restrictions due to Covid.
In fact, the 41-year-old golfer, winner of the 2017 Masters, has been awarded the new Nicklaus-Jacklin Award from AON, with which golf legends Jack Nicklaus and Tony Jacklin and other former captains of US and European teams acknowledge the sportsmanship, teamwork and results of ten Ryder Cup veteran Sergio Garcia.
“On our side there are four or five young people who are starting to do good things and we hope they will reach the top shortly. All teams need new blood, and it’s important that we can get those kinds of players, ”Garcia explained of the new generation of American golfers among the best in the world who have contributed to his team’s landslide victory.
On the European side, the Biscayan has clearly stood out this week Jon rahm, who has reaped 3.5 of the 8 points in Europe, three of them in the company of García and a half by a draw along with the Englishman Tyrrell Hatton in the doubles matches on Friday and Saturday.
“It has been a great week with the three games with Sergio and the game with Hatton. Today Scottie is Scottie. He has made five birdies in the first six and I have not been able to take advantage of the options I have had. That has been the difference & rdquor ;, Jon Rahm, who has lost his individual match against Scottie Scheffler (4 and 3), told ..
“It is a team effort and I have given it my all. It’s a shame that we’re going to fall short & rdquor ;, the world number one and the European player who has obtained the most points for his team told .. “Sergio has made history and I have been able to add three points to the ones he already had & rdquor ;, added Rahm.
“It is something incredible what he has done and what a good time we have had. Hopefully in two years in Rome we can repeat. The Americans have played very well this week. What you have to do to beat them: play better. There are times when things turn out like 2018 and there are times when they turn out like now & rdquor ;, commented Jon Rahm at the end of his second Ryder Cup and preparing for the 2023 edition in Rome.
The victory for the United States, which came to the final day with an 11-5 lead, was confirmed at the end of the fifth of 12 matches on Sunday, in which Colin Morikawa’s draw provided the half point the Americans needed to get there. at 14.5 to take possession of the Ryder Cup from the Europeans, winners of the 2018 edition in Paris.
In the other singles matches on Sunday, the Norwegian Rory McIlroy beat Xander Schauffele (3 and 2), the Irish Shane Lowry lost to Patrick Cantlay (4 and 2), English Paul Casey lost to Dustin Johnson (1 below), the Austrian Bernd Wiesberger lost to Brooks Koepka (2 and 1), English Ian Poulter defeated Tony Finau (3 and 2), English Terryll Hatton fell to Justin Thomas (4 and 3), English Lee Westwood beat Harris English (1 above), English Tommy Fleetwood and Jordan Spieth they tied their game, and the English Matt fitzpatrick lost against Daniel berger (1 below).
The difference of nine points (19 to 9) of the American team exceeds by two points the favorable result for Europe of the Golf National in Paris in 2018 from 17.5 to 10.5. This overwhelming victory for the United States looks like the revenge of the European team in 2004, in Oakland Hils, Michigan, and in 2006 at The Club of Ireland, both by 18.5 to 10.5. And heralds the beginning of an era for the United States in the Ryder Cup.