Originally posted on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 10/1/12
This was, simply, the greatest game ever played. Even in a wondrous Olympic year, the Ryder Cup reaffirmed its place as sport's most compelling contest on a crisp Chicago Sunday at Medinah Country Club, when Europe authored the most stunning comeback in the long history of this competition. The record will show that Jose Maria Olazabal's lions matched the US come back of 1999 at Brookline, Mass., down 6-10 going into the singles to win 14.5 - 13.5, but this was far more impressive because it was done on the road. The Europeans' dramatic win keeps the sport's precious little chalice across the Pond for the fifth time in six matches -- and seventh in nine -- and serves as a stinging reminder, too, that something is deeply wrong with America in this competition. After dominating the first two days, the Americans saved their worst for last. Two years ago, the goat was Hunter Mahan, who infamously stubbed a chip to lose the deciding anchor match at Celtic Manor. This time, there wa...
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