Sport pictures of the year 2016: A tribute to an incredible 12 months
Singleton Rickie Fowler pulls a hilarious facial expression as his team-mates are showered with affection from their wives and girlfriends all around him following USA's triumph over Europe at the Ryder Cup at Hazeltine National
Bernard Gallacher OBE (1969, 71, 73, 75, 77, 79, 81, 83) One of most important figures in the history of the event. He was involved in every Ryder Cup between 1969 and 1995, either as a player, assistant or captain. He was an ever-present in the team until 1983 but other than a tie in ‘69 each time he tasted only defeat. Record: P31 W13 L13 H5.
Fred Couples vows to 'make US Ryder Cup team all about the players' Odds-on favourite to be America's team captain at next year's Hazeltine match says he would 'love to do it' and will not repeat mistakes made by Tom Watson at Gleneagles
John Fallon (1955) The only Scot to boast a 100 percent Ryder Cup record, albeit from only one game. The Lanark-born man partnered John Jacobs to a one hole foursomes victory over Chandler Harper and Jerry Barber at Thunderbird, Palm Springs and didn’t feature again. His next Ryder Cup venture was as captain in 1963 when his side was hammered 23 9 by Arnold Palmer’s team in Atlanta. P1 W1 L0 H0.