Tuesday, 19 August 2008

Ryder Cup Appearance Records

Who are the youngest and oldest players to represent their sides?

Europe/GB & I
Youngest Player
Sergio Garcia in 1999 age 19 years, 8 months, 15 days
Nick Faldo in 1977 age 20 years, 1 months, 28 days
Paul Way in 1983 age 20 years, 7 months, 3 days
Bernard Gallacher in 1969 age 20 years, 7 months, 9 days
Ken Brown in 1977 age 20 years, 8 months, 7 days
Oldest Player
Ted Ray in 1927 age 50 years, 2 months, 5 days
Christy O'Connor Sr. in 1973 age 48 years, 8 months, 30 days


United States
Youngest Player
Horton Smith in 1929
age 21 years and 4 days
Tiger Woods in 1997
age 21 years, 8 months, 27 days
Oldest Player
Raymond Floyd in 1993 age 51 years, 20 days
Jay Haas in 2004 age 50 years, 9 months, 15 days
Don January in 1977 age 47 years, 9 months, 26 days
Julius Boros in 1967 age 47 years, 7 months, 17 days

Which Players have made the most playing appearances for their sides?

Most Ryder Cup Appearances
Europe/GB&I
Nick Faldo 11
1977-'79-'81-'83-'85-'87-'89-'91-'93-'95-'97
Christy O' Connor Sr. 10 1955-'57-'59-'61-'63-'65-'67-'69-'71-'73
Bernhard Langer 10 1981-'83-'85-'87-'89-'91-'93-'95-'97-'02
Dai Rees 9 1937-'47-'49-'51-'53-'55-'57-'59-'61


United States
Lanny Wadkins 8
1977-’79-’83-’85-’87-’89-’91-’93
Raymond Floyd 8 1969-’75-’77-’81-’83-’85-’91-’93
Billy Casper 8 1961-’63-’65-’67-’69-’71-’73-’75

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