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How will you do in our virtually impossible Ryder Cup quiz?

Test your knowledge on 41 editions of the biennial match.

The first edition of the biennial match took place in 1927, after Samuel Ryder donated a gold trophy for the winners. In which industry did he make his fortune?
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Oil
Newspaper

Seeds
Wine
Players from England, Ireland, Spain, Sweden and Germany make up this year's European team but how many different nationalities have been represented down through the years?
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12
14

16
18
Who is the only rookie to be selected as a captain's pick without ever winning a professional tournament?
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Scott Verplank
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Oliver Wilson

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Mark James
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Rickie Fowler
USA vice-captain Tiger Woods played in 29 Ryder Cup matches. Who was the only player to beat him in singles?
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Andrew Coltart
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Costantino Rocca

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Jesper Parnevik
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Robert Karlsson
Graeme McDowell sealed victory for Europe at Celtic Manor in 2010. Who was he playing against?
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Hunter Mahan
Dustin Johnson

Matt Kuchar
Stewart Cink
Over the course of the three-day event, how many matches will be played?
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26
28

30
32
Controversy reigned at the 'Battle of Brookline' in 1999 when members of the American team ran onto the 17th green before the match was over. Who sank the putt?
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David Duval
Justin Leonard

Jim Furyk
Davis Love III
Which player has the best singles record in the tournament's history?
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Nick Faldo
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Arnold Palmer

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Seve Ballesteros
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Colin Montgomerie
Europe are going in search of their fourth straight Ryder Cup win this weekend. Who last captained America to success?
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Corey Pavin
Paul Azinger

Tom Lehman
Hal Sutton
Which player famously broke his putter in anger and had to use a sand wedge to putt?
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Ben Crenshaw
Tony Jacklin

Mark Calcavecchia
Ian Woosnam
When was the last time the match finished in a draw?
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1969
1979

1989
1999
And for a playoff question...who is the only teenager to play in a Ryder Cup?
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Sergio Garcia
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Nick Faldo

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Jordan Spieth
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Bernard Gallacher
Answer all the questions to see your result!
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Ian Poulter
You're a Ryder Cup diehard!
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You scored out of !
Paul McGinley
You're passionate about your golf and know a thing or two about the Ryder Cup.
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You scored out of !
Seve Ballesteros
You're a Ryder Cup legend!
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You scored out of !
Phil Mickelson
You're Ryder Cup record isn't the best!
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You scored out of !
Tiger Woods
You're not much of a team player, are you?
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