SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on the ultimate day of the Ryder Cup, the golf showdown between the United States and Europe (all instances CDT):
Dustin Johnson turned the fifth participant to shut out a 5-0 Ryder Cup with a 1-up win over Paul Casey, wrapped up after the United States had already secured the cup.
Johnson joins Larry Nelson, Arnold Palmer, Gardner Dickenson and Francesco Molinari on the quick listing of gamers to go 5 for five.
Johnson’s victory gave the United States 17 1/2 factors, three over the edge it wanted to win the occasion, and one wanting its largest Ryder Cup blowout within the trendy period, which started in 1979.
The U.S. led in a single match and was tied in two others nonetheless on the course.
Johnson’s good week at Whistling Straits comes 11 years after he was hit with a two-stroke penalty on the 72nd gap that saved him out of a playoff on the PGA Championship on the identical course.
The United States has received the Ryder Cup, and now it is only a matter of by how a lot.
It seems to be prefer it’ll be lots.
Collin Morikawa made birdie on No. 17 to go 1-up in his match in opposition to Viktor Hovland and assure the Americans not less than 14 1/2 factors, which locks up certainly one of golf’s largest prizes for less than the fourth time within the final 13 tries.
With eight matches left on the course Sunday, this had the makings of a historic rout.
The U.S. led in 5 of the remaining matches and regarded inside attain of surpassing the 18 1/2 factors the 1981 U.S. staff put up within the largest American rout of the trendy period.
Patrick Cantlay defeated Shane Lowry 4 and a pair of, Scottie Scheffler beat world No. 1 Jon Rahm 4 and three and Bryson DeChambeau beat Sergio Garcia 3 and a pair of to set the stage for Morikawa, who hit his tee shot on 17 to three toes to arrange the birdie putt.
When Hovland missed his birdie try from lengthy vary, it set Morikawa up for the clinching putt. He made it, then pumped his fist and raised his arms to the gang, however he needed to transfer to the 18th gap to complete the match.
The U.S. wrapped up two singles matches within the span of 90 seconds to edge nearer to the Ryder Cup.
Patrick Cantlay closed out a 4-and-2 win over Shane Lowry moments earlier than Scottie Scheffler beat world No. 1 Jon Rahm and the U.S. expanded its result in 13-6 over Europe.
The Americans lead six different matches on the course and solely want one other 1 1/2 factors to shut out the Europeans.
Earlier, Rory McIlroy beat Xander Schauffele 3 and a pair of for his first level of the week.
The Americans, whose complete roster is made up of gamers on this planet prime 25, are attempting to win the cup for less than the fourth time within the final 13 tries.
Rory McIlroy has put the primary level of Sunday’s singles matches on the board for the European staff on the Ryder Cup.
Still on the course, although, the U.S. leads in seven of the remaining 11 matches, with three tied.
U.S. gamers are placing on a present for the large residence crowd at Whistling Straits. Up 11-5 coming into the day, they’re on the verge of routing the Europeans to regain the Ryder Cup.
The solely European main on the course was Ian Poulter, who was 1 up on Tony Finau via 10 holes.
The followers let loose a collective groan when Bryson DeChambeau put his driver away and pulled out a 3-wood on the par-4 sixth gap on the Ryder Cup.
He turned to the gang and requested them to relax, assuring them he was nonetheless going for the inexperienced.
He had sufficient membership however got here up simply left and ended up making par. DeChambeau, who had already pushed the inexperienced on the par-4 first and made eagle, had a 1-up lead over Sergio Garcia.
The U.S. and Europe every lead in 4 matches with two extra tied. The U.S. got here in with an 11-5 lead and wanted solely 3 1/2 factors to take the cup.
Patrick Cantlay has received 4 straight holes to take a 3-up lead over Shane Lowry six holes into their Ryder Cup singles match.
Cantlay, the FedEx Cup champion, is certainly one of three Americans main their matches Sunday, with eight of the 12 singles showdowns on the course at Whistling Straits.
Also forward early for the U.S. are Bryson DeChambeau, who’s 2 up on Sergio Garcia, and Scottie Scheffler, who’s 3 up on world No. 1 Jon Rahm.
DeChambeau took an aggressive line on the par-5 fifth gap in an try to repeat the 417-yard drive he hit on the opening day. But he got here up quick and was nestled in native grass, then chunked his second shot into the water. On the 370-yard first gap, DeChambeau drove the inexperienced and made eagle for an early lead.
Europe has the sting in three matches and two others are tied. Europe wants a whopping 9 factors out of the 12 matches to retain the Ryder Cup.
Three holes. Three birdies. And Scottie Scheffler is 3 up on world No. 1 Jon Rahm on the Ryder Cup.
The U.S. rookie is off to an awesome begin on the ultimate day of play at Whistling Straits. The Twenty first-ranked Scheffler is the one American participant with a worse rating than his European opponent in any of Sunday’s 12 singles matches.
The U.S. got here into the day with an 11-5 lead and solely wants 3 1/2 factors to win the cup for simply the fourth time within the final 13 tries.
Bryson DeChambeau flexed his muscle mass for the gang on the primary tee field on the Ryder Cup, then took out his driver and drove the inexperienced on the 370-yard par 4.
The opening shot traveled 354 yards, and DeChambeau adopted by sinking the 40-foot putt for eagle to take an early 1-up lead over Sergio Garcia. The U.S and Europe every lead in two of the 4 matches which can be on the course.
The Americans deliver an 11-5 lead into the Sunday singles matches at Whistling Straits and want solely 3 1/2 factors to win the Ryder Cup.
Ryder Cup singles matches have kicked off with Xander Schauffele of the U.S. taking up Europe’s Rory McIlroy in Sunday’s opener.
Both gamers hit their opening drives simply wanting the inexperienced on the quick par 4.
The United States comes into the ultimate day of motion with an 11-5 lead and wishes 3 1/2 factors out of the 12 singles matches to seize the cup for less than the fourth time within the final 13 conferences. Europe has an enormous hill to climb. No staff has overcome such a big deficit on the ultimate day to win.
None of the primary six gamers within the American lineup has misplaced a match this week.
Schauffele, who received the Olympic gold medal final month, brings a 3-0 mark into his closing match in opposition to McIlroy, the four-time main champion who hasn’t received in his three matches.
Other matches embody Patrick Cantlay in opposition to Shane Lowry, Bryson DeChambeau in opposition to Sergio Garcia and Dustin Johnson in opposition to Paul Casey.
Garcia teamed up with Jon Rahm to go 3-0 this week and surpass Nick Faldo with probably the most wins in Ryder Cup historical past. Johnson is the primary American to begin 4-0 since Larry Nelson in 1979.
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