Found September 30, 2012 on
Miracle at Medinah? Or Medinah Meltdown? Whatever you call it, this 2012 Ryder Cup is going to sting the U.S. for awhile.
When Martin Kaymer's 6-...
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MEDINAH, Ill. - Europe has retained the Ryder Cup, completing an improbable comeback from a 4-point deficit. Martin Kaymer delivered the crucial 14th point with a 1-up victory over Steve Stricker. When Kaymer rolled in the 6-foot putt to clinch the match Sunday, he threw up his arms in triumph and shook his fists. His teammates, surrounding the green, roared and grabbed anyone within...
What looked like a potential runaway for the Americans turned into a thrilling nail-biter as Europe, playing in memory of Seve Ballesteros, won the 39th Ryder Cup at Medinah Country Club, 14 ½-13 ½.
With the score tied 13-13, the Cup came down to the final two matches, and four players who hadn’t yet won a point. Martin Kaymer made a clutch, six-foot par putt on 18 to defeat...
(Eds: With AP Photos.) By JIM LITKE AP Sports Columnist The debt was outstanding for 21 years. It took less than 10 seconds to erase.
Martin Kaymer stood 6 feet below the hole on No. 18 at Medinah Country Club with a par putt to keep the Ryder Cup in European hands, much like his countryman, Bernhard Langer, faced at Kiawah Island in 1991. This time, the German poured it in.