For all of the individual endeavour that golf encourages, it is perhaps the Ryder Cup that captures the imagination of the public more than any other event.

The transatlantic contest comes around every other year, and almost without fail, produces a thrilling experience.

For all the excitement in the here and now, the Ryder Cup can also boast an unparalleled back-catalogue of competitions in years past.

Here are our picks of the most memorable Ryder Cup moments in history: