Some players have well and truly put their mark on the Ryder Cup so we have taken a look at the all-time top scorers

Every two years the eyes of the golfing world focus on golf’s biggest team clash, the Ryder Cup. Certain players have defined their careers in this competition and many have played their best golf representing their country or continent. So who are the Ryder Cup all-time top points scorers? Let’s count down from 10…

Ryder Cup all-time top points scorers: Team Europe

10. Neil Coles

Appearances: 8 (1961, 1963, 1965, 1967, 1969, 1971, 1973, 1977)
W-L-H: 12-21-7
Points: 15.5

Neil Coles was a fine singles players and won five points from these matches. He played three Ryder Cups in the United States and, due to his fear of flying, travelled by boat to all of them.