The 19-9 victory marked just the fourth time in the last 13 meetings that the U.S. has beaten the Europeans in this event.
Team USA needed just 3½ of 12 points to get to the 14½ points to win the Ryder Cup on Sunday, clinching the Cup with singles victories by Patrick Cantlay, Scottie Scheffler and Bryson DeChambeau. Collin Morikawa made a clutch birdie putt on 17 to earn a half point in his match that ended up a tie, allowing the Americans to clinch with seven matches to play.
Brooks Koepka, Justin Thomas, Dustin Johnson and Daniel Berger also won their singles matches, while Justin Spieth added another half-point with a tie for the final margin.
Rory McIlroy had the first point on the board in singles for Europe, beating Xander Schauffele 3 and 2 in the opening match.
The United States entered Sunday singles with a 11-5 lead.
The U.S. won three of the four team sessions and tied Saturday afternoon’s Four-Ball matches. All 12 Americans had already won a match entering Sunday singles, where they held their largest lead over Europe since 1979.
This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: Ryder Cup 2021: Team USA dominates for first win since 2016