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How Europe’s ‘Miracle at Medinah’ unfolded
Moments later, Sergio Garcia decides not to concede the 8-footer Jim Furyk needs to halve the match. Furyk misses and Europe pulls in front at 13-12.
Kaymer drives into the right bunker on 18 and his approach shot rolls 20 feet past the flag. Waiting for Stricker to play, his caddy begins massaging his shoulders. Stricker hits his iron 45 feet past the flag and the crowd makes one final, feeble attempt to pump up the U.S. team.
“USA! USA! USA!” rings across the ground.
In short order, Stricker misreads his putt and runs it down the left side of the green, still a good 8 feet from the hole. Kaymer’s nervous jab at a birdie is only slightly better, sliding two yards past.
Stricker misses and all that stands between Kaymer and the win are 6 measly feet.
In 1991, Bernhard Langer, the first German to make a Ryder Cup team, faced a par putt of the same length on the 18th at Kiawah Island to keep the cup in European hands. He missed.
Kaymer pours his in the middle of the hole. He lets the handle of the putter drop at his side, balls up his fists and raises both hands in the air.
“I don’t like the question,” he replies, “but it’s true. Yes I did.”
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