Ryder Cup 2016: U.S. Players, Fans Celebrate End of Victory Drought

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Captain's pick Ryan Moore defeated European stalwart Lee Westwood to secure the critical points for the Americans.
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The U.S. team spilled on the 18th green after Ryan Moore secured the point to clinch the Ryder Cup.
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1991 Ryder Cup

In 1991, Team USA made a big splash at Kiawah. Left to right: Mark O'Meara, Dave Stockton, Payne Stewart and Corey Pavin.
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1979 Ryder Cup

Low-key Larry Nelson (front row, second from left) led Team USA to its 17-11 win in 1979.
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Ocean Course at Kiawah

Even in languor, the Ocean Course is haunted by Langer's momentous missed putt.
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PGA National

Always masterly from the sand, Seve Ballesteros proved it again at PGA National.
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Payne Stewart, Pinehurst Resort

Forever cast in bronze: Payne's fist pump on Pinehurst No. 2, at the "99 Open.
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Captain's pick Ryan Moore defeated European stalwart Lee Westwood to secure the critical points for the Americans.
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Vice captain Tiger Woods congratulates Patrick Reed.
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Jordan Spieth will likely be a fixture of the U.S. Ryder Cup team for years to come.
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The players showered their fans in champagne from the balcony.
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Patrick Reed and Jimmy Walker were key contributors to the U.S. team.
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Jordan Spieth celebrated his first Ryder Cup victory.
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Phil Mickelson was eager to celebrate his long-awaited return to the Ryder Cup winner's circle.
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Mickelson showed Spieth how to celebrate a Ryder Cup victory.
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1991 Ryder Cup

In 1991, Team USA made a big splash at Kiawah. Left to right: Mark O'Meara, Dave Stockton, Payne Stewart and Corey Pavin.
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The U.S. team spilled on the 18th green after Ryan Moore secured the point to clinch the Ryder Cup.
18 of 21 Steve Uzzell

Ocean Course at Kiawah

Even in languor, the Ocean Course is haunted by Langer's momentous missed putt.
19 of 21 Brian Morgan / Getty Images

1979 Ryder Cup

Low-key Larry Nelson (front row, second from left) led Team USA to its 17-11 win in 1979.
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Payne Stewart, Pinehurst Resort

Forever cast in bronze: Payne's fist pump on Pinehurst No. 2, at the "99 Open.
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PGA National

Always masterly from the sand, Seve Ballesteros proved it again at PGA National.