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02nd Oct 2016

You’ll never be as happy as Phil Mickelson was the day USA won the Ryder Cup

Pure joy.


The Home of the Brave, the Land of the Free, the 2016 Ryder Cup champions.

Team USA have ended their eight-year Ryder Cup drought after beating the Europeans 17-11 on Sunday.

Davis Love III’s men cruised to victory after coming into the final day singles matches holding a three-point lead. This left Europe with a very tough task if they wanted to claim an unprecedented third Ryder Cup in a row.

Ryan Moore’s win over Lee Westwood was enough to secure victory for the Americans but the highlight of a day of action-packed, high-octane, good walk NOT spoiled (only improved) action was the clash between Europe’s Sergio Garcia and the American veteran Phil Mickelson.

A quick glance at those scores should give you an idea of the standard of golf that was being played.

It was such a tense game that saw both competitors go tit-for-tat on the fairways and greens that when the pair finally halved the hole, Mickelson couldn’t keep his emotions in check.

After sinking the final putt, he took flight… for a couple of feet and pumped his fist. Although there was no way of telling for sure, he was probably the happiest man in the world at that moment in time.

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