What is the biggest Ryder Cup winning margin and what’s the record victory in a match?

THIS year's Ryder Cup is in full swing and Europe are looking to wrestle back the trophy from the USA.

Sunday singles have started well, with the Europeans potentially looking like extending their 10-6 lead.

 Woods was dropped for the Friday foursomes afternoon session but was on the course supporting team-mates

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Woods was dropped for the Friday foursomes afternoon session but was on the course supporting team-mates

What is the biggest Ryder Cup winning margin?

The biggest Ryder Cup winning margin mathematically, was 23 1/2 to 8 1/2 when the USA beat Great Britain in Houston in 1967.

In the current format, the biggest victory margin was 18 1/2 to 9 1/2, which was achieved once by the USA in 1981 and twice by Europe in 2004 and 2006.

In today's Ryder Cup, the USA take on Europe, with 28 points available in total.

What is the record victory in a Ryder Cup match?

SERGIO GARCIA and Alex Noren were an impressive 7-up through 9 holes against Phil Mickelson and Bryson DeChambeau on the opening afternoon of this year's tournament.

Delving into the archives, the largest margin of victory in a singles match in Ryder Cup history is 8 and 7.

This was achieved when Tom Kite defeated Howard Clark in 1998, whilst Fred Couples inflicted the same fate on Ian Woosnam in 1997.

But in foursomes, 7 and 6 remains the greatest margin of victory currently achieved by either side.

That score was first racked up by US duo Hale Irwin and Tom Kite, when they defeated Ken Brown and Des Smyth way back in 1979.

It's since been repeated twice, in 1991 and 2012.

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THIS year's Ryder Cup is in full swing and Europe are looking to wrestle back the trophy from the USA.