Team USA :: One year on

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TEAM USA | RYDER CUP

You've taken a look at Team Europe, so how have their US rivals from Gleneagles fared over the past 12 months? Well, pretty good if you ask us...


We'll start with the Masters, US Open and FedEx Cup champion...

TOUR Championship By Coca-Cola - Final Round

Jordan Spieth


A truly unforgettable year. Including the $10m FedEx Cup jackpot has earned more in 2015 than ten of Team Europe put together in the same 12-month period (not including Stenson and McIlroy). Regained the world No.1 spot this week and will be looking to stay there for the foreseeable future.

WR before: 13
WR now: 1
Events played: 25
Wins: 5
Top 10s: 15
Missed cuts: 4
Prize money: $22,030,465

TOUR Championship By Coca-Cola - Final Round

Rickie Fowler


After being branded 'overrated' in early May, Fowler responded with his second PGA Tour win at the Players Championship a week later and has also managed wins this year at the Scottish Open and the Deutsche Bank Championship. Failed to live up to his 2014 efforts in the majors, though.

WR before: 10
WR now: 5
Events played: 24
Wins: 3
Top 10s: 8
Missed cuts: 4
Prize money: $6,622,369

>>> VIEW TEAM EUROPE HERE <<<

TOUR Championship By Coca-Cola - Preview Day 3

Bubba Watson


Bubba disappointed at Gleneagles last year and was the only US player to walk away from the match without a point to his name. Responded six weeks later with a win at the WGC-HSBC Champions though and also defeated Paul Casey in a play-off to win the Travelers Championship in June.

WR before: 7
WR now: 4
Events played: 20
Wins: 2
Top 10s: 10
Missed cuts: 2
Prize money: $6,899,038

Deutsche Bank Championship - Preview Day 3

Jim Furyk


Another member of the US team to make his way into the winner's circle since the Ryder Cup, Furyk won the RBC Heritage in April - his first on the PGA Tour for four-and-a-half years - and followed that up with a semi-final appearance at the WGC-Cadillac Match Play and top fives at the Memorial Tournament, Canadian Open, WGC-Bridgestone Invitational and Deutsche Bank Championship.

WR before: 4
WR now: 9
Events played: 19
Wins: 1
Top 10s: 7
Missed cuts: 2
Prize money: $3,732,664

>>> VIEW TEAM EUROPE HERE <<<

The Barclays - Round One

Matt Kuchar


The first of only five of the US team who haven't recorded a victory since the Ryder Cup, Kuchar arguably came closest at Gullane when he was denied a play-off against Rickie Fowler after the American's stunning approach and birdie at the 18th. Also finished runner-up at the Humana Challenge back in January.

WR before: 9
WR now: 15
Events played: 26
Wins: 0
Top 10s: 8
Missed cuts: 1
Prize money: $3,216,568

TOUR Championship By Coca-Cola - Round One

Patrick Reed


Reed was USA's star performer at Gleneagles and after winning the Hyundai Tournament of Champions way back in January, the season promised much but, other than being beaten in a play-off at the Valspar Championship by Jordan Spieth, he hasn't been in contention too much with only two other top tens at the Honda Classic and Deutsche Bank Championship.

WR before: 27
WR now: 19
Events played: 28
Wins: 1
Top 10s: 4
Missed cuts: 2
Prize money: $3,629,180

Deutsche Bank Championship - Round Three

Phil Mickelson


Another winless season for Mickelson - who hasn't tasted victory since lifting the Claret Jug at Muirfield in 2013 - and only three top tens to his name in 20 events signals a very disappointing 12 months for the five-time major winner, whose highlight was finishing runner-up alongside Justin Rose to Jordan Spieth at the Masters.

WR before: 11
WR now: 24
Events played: 20
Wins: 0
Top 10s: 3
Missed cuts: 3
Prize money: $2,192,225

TOUR Championship By Coca-Cola - Round One

Zach Johnson


One of three players to clinch a major title in 2015 after outlasting Louis Oosthuizen and Marc Leishman to win the Open Championship in a three-hole play-off, Johnson has nine other top tens in what has been an impressive year, which ended with a top ten at the season-ending Tour Championship.

WR before: 16
WR now: 10
Events played: 25
Wins: 1
Top 10s: 10
Missed cuts: 5
Prize money: $4,801,487

>>> VIEW TEAM EUROPE HERE <<<

Deutsche Bank Championship - Preview Day 3

Jimmy Walker


After helping the USA to 2.5 points at Gleneagles, bettered among his team-mates only by the 3.5 scored by Patrick Reed, Walker was on fire in the opening months of the year, winning twice at the Sony Open in Hawaii and the Valero Texas Open but his form has tailed off significantly since a runner-up finish at the AT&T Byron Nelson in late May.

WR before: 19
WR now: 16
Events played: 25
Wins: 2
Top 10s: 6
Missed cuts: 3
Prize money: $4,528,957

Wyndham Championship - Round Two

Webb Simpson


Tom Watson's three wildcard picks - Simpson, Hunter Mahan and Keegan Bradley (both below) - have all endured poor year's since the Ryder Cup with all slipping down the world rankings significantly. A runner-up finish at the Wells Fargo Championship was the highlight for Simpson, who finished a lowly 48th in the FedEx Cup standings.

WR before: 33
WR now: 49
Events played: 22
Wins: 0
Top 10s: 5
Missed cuts: 3
Prize money: $2,046,260

Porsche European Open - Previews

Hunter Mahan


After failing to make it to the Tour Championship, Mahan ended his record of being the only player to start every FedEx Cup event since it was introduced in 2007. Finished third at the Frys.com Open in October 2014 in his first event after the Ryder Cup and failed to better that for the remainder of the PGA Tour season.

WR before: 21
WR now: 46
Events played: 25
Wins: 0
Top 10s: 4
Missed cuts: 5
Prize money: $1,617,973

>>> VIEW TEAM EUROPE HERE <<<

Deutsche Bank Championship - Round One

Keegan Bradley


Only three top tens since the Ryder Cup signals a hugely disappointing 12 months for Bradley, whose best performance came with a fourth-placed finish at the Northern Trust Open.

WR before: 26
WR now: 53
Events played: 24
Wins: 0
Top 10s: 3
Missed cuts: 4
Prize money: $1,565,079

Team USA totals


Avg WR before: 16.3 / 19.9 Europe
Avg WR now: 20.9 / 45.5
Total events: 286 / 260
Wins: 15 / 5
Top 10s: 83 / 67
Missed cuts: 38 / 64
Prize money: $62,882,265 / $33,674,101

Team USA :: One year on


Do you think it's worrying ahead of the 2016 Ryder Cup how good Team USA's players have been on an individual front compared with Team Europe over the past 12 months? Leave your thoughts in the 'Comments' section below.

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