Final records and marks for the U.S. and European Ryder Cup teams

Final records and marks for the U.S. and European Ryder Cup teams


U.S. Team, Ryder Cup 2012

Team USA

KEEGAN BRADLEY; Record: 3-1-0
America's newest superstar mixes Paul Azinger's passion with Ray Floyd's evil stare. Grade: A

JASON DUFNER; Record: 3-1-0
Quiet Assassin puts hit on several Euros without mussing his hair. Or combing it. Grade: A-

JIM FURYK; Record: 1-2-0
Mentored Sneds to key win, but last-hole bogey caused singles loss that contributed to U.S. loss. Grade: D-

DUSTIN JOHNSON; Record: 3-0-0
Made one big, crucial putt on Saturday. Won one big crucial point on Sunday. Grade: A

ZACH JOHNSON; Record: 3-1-0
Tougher than you think. Huge singles win. Seriously, don't mess with Iowa. Grade: A

MATT KUCHAR; Record: 2-1-0
Dynamic duo with DJ but couldn't handle Westwood when it mattered on Sunday. Grade: B+

PHIL MICKELSON; Record: 3-1-0
Nobody had more fun than Phil—until Rose stole a point with a Mongolian Reversal in singles. Grade: A-

WEBB SIMPSON; Record: 2-2-0
Made a dozen birdies while pretending to let Bubba coach him. Grade: B

BRANDT SNEDEKER; Record: 1-2-0
Tour Championship win? $11.4 million. First Ryder Cup point? Priceless. Grade: C-

STEVE STRICKER; Record: 0-4-0
Goat Cheesehead goes in the books as the guy who cost U.S. the Cup. Not gouda. Grade: F

BUBBA WATSON; Record: 2-2-0
Extra credit for defying tradition by demanding cheering in the backswing. Grade: B-

TIGER WOODS; Record: 0-3-1
As usual, too much Hyde and not enough Jekyll during a winless week. It's a process. Grade: D+

Resting Bradley and Mickelson, for which Love will be forever second-guessed, came back to bite him. Grade: C

European Team, Ryder Cup 2012

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Team Europe

Annointed a star after career putting round, lost crucial singles match to DJ. Grade: C+

LUKE DONALD; Record: 2-2-0
Not his best week by a long shot but got the Great Rally going on Sunday. Grade: B+

SERGIO GARCIA; Record: 2-2-0
Some flashes of his old fire. Beat Tiger twice and outlasted Furyk for big point late. Grade: B

PETER HANSON; Record: 0-2-0
Tell us again why only eight men play in each session? He didn't get much of a chance. Grade: D

MARTIN KAYMER; Record: 1-1-0
Made the putt that won the Ryder Cup—and nothing else matters. Grade: A+

PAUL LAWRIE; Record: 1-2-0
Scored one of Europe's three singles wins in '99 disaster; Ryder encore was much better. Grade: C+

GRAEME MCDOWELL; Record: 1-3-0
Irish superduo fell flat when GMac played more like GHack. Grade: C-

RORY MCILROY; Record: 3-2-0
Rallied from FedEx fatigue. Almost missed tee time but pulled out big win on Sunday. Grade: B+

Gave Tiger all he could handle in Cup finale as Euro hopes rose. Grade: C+

IAN POULTER; Record: 4-0-0
Superstud birdies last five holes of key four-ball match; wins singles showdown. Seve lives! Grade: A+

JUSTIN ROSE; Record: 3-2-0
Only player other than Rory to go all five matches. Take that, Mickelson! Grade: A-

LEE WESTWOOD; Record: 2-2-0
Erases dismal week by coming up huge in singles. All is forgiven, Westy. Grade: B+

He's a big believer in fate — and the magic of Seve. Grade: A