Tiger Woods beaten by Brits in the Ryder Cup

Team Europe golfers Ian Poulter and Justin Rose beat the US's legendary Tiger Woods and Steve Ricker 2&1 in the Ryder Cup.

 Team Europe golfer Poulter celebrates
Team Europe golfer Ian Poulter celebrates Credit: REUTERS/Mike Blake

Brit Poulter's par-saving putt of about 15 feet at the 16th hole allowed the European tandem to clinch their foursomes match at 17 on a cool, breezy day at Medinah Country Club in Illinois, US.

Tiger Woods shakes hands with Team Europe golfers Rose and Poulter after Team Europe won their match
Tiger Woods shakes hands with Team Europe golfers Rose and Poulter after Team Europe won their match Credit: REUTERS/Mike Blake

Poulter had enjoyed great success in the Cup competition, with an 8-3-0 record. Two of those losses came against US duos that included Woods.

He said: "Tiger has had two of my three defeats and I never wanted to have another one."

Team Europe golf fans watch play at the 39th Ryder Cup
Team Europe golf fans watch play at the 39th Ryder Cup Credit: REUTERS/Jim Young

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