final day match ups !
How The Ryder Cup 2018, was won by Team EUROPE :
Francesco Molinari secured the winning point as Europe regained the Ryder Cup on a thrilling final day at Le Golf National, Paris -
The Italian completed a perfect haul of five points with a 4 and 2 victory over Phil Mickelson as Europe reached the 14.5 point mark.
The United States won three of the top five singles matches on Sunday to close the gap on Europe to just one point.
But Europe's experienced players down the order all took a firm grip of their matches, and rookies Thorbjørn Olesen and Spanish Jon Rahm claimed the notable scalps of Jordan Spieth and Tiger Woods.
But it was Jim Furyk's men who struck first on a thrilling final day, putting the first point on the board when rookie Justin Thomas beat Rory McIlroy by one hole in the top match in three-
McIlroy led for large spells of the match, but things fell apart for him at the last as he sent his third shot into the water after getting into bunker trouble.
After European Englishman Paul Casey took half a point from his match against three-
Tony Finau then ended his fellow rookie Tommy Fleetwood's 100 per cent record with a thumping 6 and 4 win in match five to make it 10.5-
However, the tide quickly turned blue once more as Olesen completed a resounding 5 and 4 victory over Spieth to record his first Ryder Cup point, and Spanish Rahm followed suit when a birdie on the 17th gave him a 2 and 1 win over Tiger Woods !
Ian Poulter birdied the last to secure a 2 up win over World Number One Dustin Johnson, and with Swedish Henrik Stenson, Molinari and Spanish Sergio Garcia all dormie in their matches, victory was assured.
Mickelson then found water off the 16th tee, and with Open Champion Molinari in close, the pair shook hands.
Stenson duly completed a 5 and 4 victory over Bubba Watson, Spanish Sergio Garcia became Europe's all-