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1971 Ryder Cup

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Dates  September 16–18, 1971
18½  13½
Location  St. Louis, Missouri
1971 Ryder Cup
Venue  Old Warson Country Club
Captains  Jay Hebert (USA) Eric Brown (Great Britain)

The 19th Ryder Cup Matches were held September 16–18, 1971, in the United States at the Old Warson Country Club in St. Louis, Missouri. The U.S. team won the competition by a score of 18½ to 13½ points.



The Ryder Cup is a match play event, with each match worth one point. From 1963 through 1971 the competition format was as follows:

  • Day 1 — 8 foursomes (alternate shot) matches, 4 each in morning and afternoon sessions
  • Day 2 — 8 four-ball (better ball) matches, 4 each in morning and afternoon sessions
  • Day 3 — 16 singles matches, 8 each in morning and afternoon sessions
  • With a total of 32 points, 16½ points were required to win the Cup. All matches were played to a maximum of 18 holes.



    Individual player records

    Each entry refers to the Win–Loss–Half record of the player.



    1971 Ryder Cup Wikipedia

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