A first American Ryder Cup victory over Europe since 2008 was needed to give fresh impetus to the biennial event, writes Tom Fordyce.
The United States dominated the final-day singles to win the Ryder Cup for the first time since 2008, beating Europe 17-11 at Hazeltine.
Watch some of the best shots from the singles on the final day of the Ryder Cup at Hazeltine as the United States beat Europe to win for the first time since 2008.
The Americans clinched their first victory in the biennial event since 2008 when Ryan Moore, the last man named to the team, won his singles match.
Europe must scale a mountain or find a miracle to match that of four years ago if they are to retain the Ryder Cup on Sunday, writes Tom Fordyce.