America wins the 1999 Ryder Cup
Sept. 26, 1999
Justin Leonard sinks a 45-foot birdie putt on the 17th hole at The Country Club in Brookline, Mass., helping bring the Ryder Cup back to the U.S. with the most improbable comeback in the competition's history. The Europeans led 10-6 heading into the final day, but the Americans capture 8½ of a possible 12 points in singles play for the 14½-13½ victory.
Trailing Jose Maria Olazabel by four holes with seven left, Leonard wins his next four holes to square ...
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