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A host of prominent figures have teed it up for Team USA at the Ryder Cup, but which player has recorded the most points?

The Americans have bragging rights over the history of the Ryder Cup, thanks to some standout performances from the world’s best.

Team USA has won the biennial match on more occasions and can boast of having five players to reach 20 points for their nation.

So, who has secured the most point for the USA in the Ryder Cup?

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The USA’s leading Ryder Cup points scorer

Billy Casper is Team USA’s record-holding points scorer in the Ryder Cup.

The American is down in golf history as one of the all-time greats, not just on the PGA Tour, but also in the Ryder Cup.

Casper leads the way on 23.5 points after a remarkable Ryder Cup career, which saw him play in 37 matches, the second-highest of any player.

That number can only be matched and beaten by Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson, respectively.

In the annals of U.S. Ryder Cup history, no player has won more singles matches than Casper’s six, while only Arnold Palmer won more than Casper’s 20 total match wins.

From 1961 to 1975, Casper played on eight Ryder Cup teams, winning the match every time, while he also guided the 1979 squad to victory.

In a period of sheer dominance, Casper also won the joint most foursome points, nine, and his 7.5 four-ball points is the second-highest of all players.

The 51-time PGA Tour champion won the Masters and the US Open, and his record in the Ryder Cup is likely to stick around for a while.

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The USA’s leading Ryder Cup points scorers

  1. Billy Casper: 23.5 points
  2. Arnold Palmer: 23 points
  3. Phil Mickelson: 21.5 points
  4. Lanny Wadkins: 21.5 points
  5. Lee Trevino: 20 points
  6. Jack Nicklaus: 18.5 points
  7. Gene Littler: 18 points
  8. Tim Kite: 17 points

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