Ryder Cup 2012

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Team Europe entered Sunday trailing 10-6 before matching the largest comeback in Ryder Cup history.

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Rory McIlroy, left, and Keegan Bradley walk off the 15th green on Sunday. Mr. McIlroy won the match 2 & 1.

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A Team USA fan dons the American flag — ironically, one signed by former European star Nick Faldo.

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Phil Mickelson walks down the 15th fairway on Sunday.

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American fans cheer along the 18th fairway prior to Sunday's thrilling finish.

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Justin Rose hits out of the sand on the 15th hole. Rose made clutch putts on the final three holes to win 1 up.

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Skywriting in favor of Team Europe hovered over Medinah all weekend — in this instance, trying to motivate the team by recounting Team USA's famous Ryder Cup comeback in 1999.

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American Steve Stricker struggled late in his Sunday match, losing to Martin Kaymer 1 up.

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A Team USA fan looks out on the action on the 18th hole.

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Dustin Johnson fist-bumps his caddie after winning the 15th hole. Mr. Johnson won his singles match over Nicolas Colsaerts on the next hole.

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British fans watch late-Sunday Ryder Cup action.

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Mr. Kaymer lines up a putt on the 18th hole as a massive crowd awaits.

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Mr. Kaymer's final putt on the 18th hole to beat Steve Stricker and secure retention of the Ryder Cup for Team Europe.

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Team Europe member Martin Kaymer reacts after making his final putt on the 18th hole.

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Mr. Kaymer embraces teammate Nicolas Colsaerts after winning his match on Sunday.

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With Team USA looking on, Mr. Kaymer celebrates after winning his match against Steve Stricker.

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Tiger Woods on the 18th green Sunday, finishing his round after Team Europe had already started to celebrate their win.

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Mr. Woods walks off the 18th green after halving his match with Francesco Molinari, right.

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Mr. Woods looks on as Mr. Molinari begins to celebrate Team Europe's victory at the Ryder Cup.

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With both team captains looking on, Tiger Woods leaves the 18th hole on Sunday. He finished 0-3-1 for the tournament.

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Two fans shake hands after one of the most memorable tournaments in Ryder Cup history.

PHOTO CREDIT: Jeff Hartvigsen

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