1979 Ryder Cup The Greenbrier, West Virginia

23rd Ryder Cup at The Greenbrier, White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia from 14th - 16th September

The Greenbrier, White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia,

 


September 14th to 16th 1979
 
European Captain: John Jacobs   America Captain: Bill Casper
 
Europe Holes Points   America Holes Points
Fourball a. m. September 14th  
A. Garrido & S. Ballesteros   0 L. Wadkins & L. Nelson 2 & 1 1
K. Brown & M. James   0 L. Trevino & F. Zoeller 3 & 2 1
P. Oosterhuis & N. Faldo   0 A. Bean & L. Elder 2 & 1 1
B. Gallacher & B. Barnes 2 & 1 1 H. Irwin & J. Mahaffey   0
 
Foursomes p. m. Day 1    
K. Brown & D. Smyth   0 H. Irwin & T. Kite 7 & 6 1
S. Ballesteros & A. Garrido 3 & 2 1 F. Zoeller & H. Green   0
S. Lyle & Tony Jacklin halved ½ L. Trevino & G. Morgan Halved ½
B. Gallacher & B. Barns   0 L. Wadkins & L. Nelson 3 & 2 1
 
Points after Day 1 2 ½     5 ½
 
Foursomes a. m. September 15th    
T. Jacklin & S. Lyle 5 & 4 1 L. Elder & J. Mahaffey   0
N. Faldo & P. Oosterhuis 6 & 5 1 A. Bean & T. Kite   0
B. Gallacher & B. Barns 2 & 1 1 F. Zoeller & M. Hayes   0
S. Ballesteros & A. Garrido   0 L. Wadkins & L. Nelson 3 & 2 1
 
Fourball p. m. Day 2    
S. Ballesteros & A. Garrido   0 L. Wadkins & L. Nelson 5 & 4 1
T. Jacklin & S. Lyle   0 H. Irwin & T. Kite 1-up 1
B. Gallacher & B. Barnes 3 & 2 1 L. Trevino & F. Zoeller   0
N. Faldo & P. Oosterhuis 1-up 1 L. Elder & M.Hayes   0
 
Points after Day 2 7 ½     8 ½
 
Singles September 16th    
Bernard Gallacher 3 & 2 1 Lenny Wadkins   0
Seve Ballesteros   0 Larry Nelson 3 & 2 1
Tony Jacklin   0 Tom Kite 1-up 1
Antonio Garrido   0 Mark Hayes 1-up 1
Michael King   0 Andy Bean 4 & 3 1
Brian Barnes   0 John Mahaffey 1-up 1
Nick Faldo 3 & 2 1 Lee Elder   0
Des Smyth   0 Hale Irwin 5 & 3 1
Peter Oosterhuis   0 Hubert Green 2-up0 1
Ken Brown 1-up 1 Fuzzy Zoeller   0
Sandy Lyle   0 Lee Trevino 2 & 1 1
Mark James Halved 1 Gil Morgan Halved ½
Mark James injured, match between James and Morgan not played
Points after Day 3 11     17
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