Here are the Ryder Cup past results from the tournament's previous 40 playings

 Ryder Cup Past Results:

39 Matches Spanning 85 Years

United States: 25 Wins

Great Britain-Europe: 13 Wins

2 Ties

Ryder cup previous results

Inaugural 1927 Worcester CC, Worcester, Mass. – U.S. 9½ Britain 2½

2nd 1929 Moortown GC, Leeds, England – Britain 7 U.S. 5

3rd 1931 Scioto CC, Columbus, Ohio – U.S. 9 Britain 3

4th 1933 Southport and Ainsdale GC, Southport, England – Britain 6½ U.S. 5½

5th 1935 Ridgewood CC, Paramus, N.J. – U.S. 9 Britain 3

6th 1937 Southport and Ainsdale GC, Southport, England – U.S. 8 Britain 4

1939-1945 Postponed Due to World War II

7th 1947 Portland GC, Portland, Ore. – U.S. 11 Britain 1

8th 1949 Ganton GC, Scarborough, England – U.S. 7 Britain 5

9th 1951 Pinehurst Resort, Pinehurst, N.C. – U.S. 9½ Britain 2½

10th 1953 Wentworth GC, Wentworth, England – U.S. 6½ Britain 5½

11th 1955 Thunderbird CC, Palm Springs, Calif. – U.S. 8 Britain 4

12th 1957 Lindrick GC, Yorkshire, England – Britain 7½ U.S. 4½

13th 1959 El Dorado CC, Palm Desert, Calif. – U.S. 8½ Britain 3½

14th 1961 Royal Lytham and St. Annes, St. Annes, England – U.S. 14½ Britain 9½

15th 1963 East Lake CC, Atlanta, Ga. – U.S. 23 Britain 9

16th 1965 Royal Birkdale GC, Southport, England – U.S. 19½ Britain 12½

17th 1967 Champions GC, Houston, Texas – U.S. 23½ Britain 8½

18th 1969 Royal Birkdale GC, Southport, England – U.S. 16 Britain 16

19th 1971 Old Warson CC, St. Louis, Mo. – U.S. 18½ Britain 13½

20th 1973 Muirfield, Scotland – U.S. 19 G.B. and I. 13

21st 1975 Laurel Valley GC, Ligonier, Pa. – U.S. 21 G.B. and I. 11

22nd 1977 Royal Lytham and St. Annes, St. Annes, England – U.S. 12½ G.B. and I. 7½

23rd 1979 The Greenbrier, White Sulphur Springs, W. Va. – U.S. 17 Europe 11

24th 1981 Walton Health GC, Surrey, England –  Europe 9½ U.S. 18½

25th 1983 PGA National GC, Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. – U.S. 14½ Europe 13½

26th 1985 The Belfry, Sutton Coldfield, England – Europe 16½ U.S. 11½

27th 1987 Muirfield Village GC, Dublin, Ohio – Europe 15 U.S. 13

28th 1989 The Belfry, Sutton Coldfield, England – Europe 14 U.S. 14

29th 1991 The Ocean Course, Kiawah Island, S.C. U.S. 14½ Europe 13½

30th 1993 The Belfry, Sutton Coldfield, England – U.S. 15 Europe 13

31st 1995 Oak Hill Country Club, Rochester, N.Y. – Europe 14½ U.S. 13½

32nd 1997 Valderrama Golf Club, Sotogrande, Spain – Europe 14½ U.S. 13½

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24 Sep 1999: The USA crowd celebrate after the 33rd Ryder Cup match played at the Brookline CC in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

33rd 1999 The Country Club, Brookline, Mass. – U.S. 14½ Europe 13½

34th 2002 The Belfry, Sutton Coldfield, England – Europe 15½ U.S. 12½

35th 2004 Oakland Hills CC, Bloomfield Township, Mich. – Europe 18½ U.S. 9½

36th 2006 The K Club, Straffan, County Kildare, Ireland – Europe 18½ U.S. 9½

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Team USA celebrates their Ryder Cup victory over Europe in 2008

37th 2008 Valhalla Golf Club, Louisville, Ky. – U.S. 16½ Europe 11½

38th 2010 Celtic Manor Resort, Newport, Wales – Europe 14½ U.S. 13½

39th 2012 Medinah Country Club, Medinah, IL. – U.S. 13½ Europe 14½

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Europe celebrating their 2014 Ryder Cup victory (Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images)

40th 2014 Centenary Course, Gleneagles Hotel, Perthshire, Scotland – Europe 16½ USA 11½