Day 3
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Ryder Cup photos: Day 3

U.S. captain Davis love III applauds as Europe captain Jose Maria Olazabal hoists the Ryder Cup trophy. (Nuccio DiNuzzo, Chicago Tribune)
U.S. captain Davis Love III is applauded by his team at the closing ceremony. (Scott Strazzante, Chicago Tribune)
A dejected Jason Dufner and his U.S. teammates sit through closing ceremonies. (Scott Strazzante, Chicago Tribune)
Europe’s caddies celebrate during the closing ceremonies. (Scott Strazzante, Chicago Tribune)
Members of the Y.S. during the Ryder Cup trophy presentation. (Nuccio DiNuzzo, Chicago Tribune)
Team Europe’s Francesco Molinari sprays fans with champagne following the Ryder Cup win. (Nuccio DiNuzzo, Chicago Tribune)
Sergio Garcia, Ian Poulter and other Team Europe members celebrate the win. (Nuccio DiNuzzo, Chicago Tribune)
Europe’s Martin Kaymer celebrates on the 18th green. (Nuccio DiNuzzo, Chicago Tribune)
Europe’s Ian Poulter hams it up for the fans. (Nuccio DiNuzzo, Chicago Tribune)
Martin Kaymer hugs a teammate as Europe celebrates winning the Ryder Cup. (Scott Strazzante, Chicago Tribune)
Europe’s Martin Kaymer celebrates his putt that won the Ryder Cup. (Scott Strazzante, Chicago Tribune)
United States’ Steve Stricker misses crucial putt on 17th hole against Europe’s Martin Kaymer. (Scott Strazzante, Chicago Tribune)
Team U.S. fans on the final round. (Nuccio DiNuzzo, Chicago Tribune)
Europe’s Martin Kaymer lines up his last shot on the 18th green. (Nuccio DiNuzzo, Chicago Tribune)
Justin Rose celebrates after sinking a putt on 18th hole to defeat the United States’ Phil Mickelson. (Scott Strazzante, Chicago Tribune)
Tiger Woods takes one last look at the opposing team celebrations before heading out of the 18th green.  (Nuccio DiNuzzo, Chicago Tribune)
Tiger Woods leaves the 18th green after Europe won the Ryder Cup.  (Scott Strazzante, Chicago Tribune)
Fans cheer for Team Europe. (Nuccio DiNuzzo, Chicago Tribune)
Nicki Stricker, the wife of U.S. golfer Steve Stricker, and Phil Mickelson react as Stricker loses to Europe’s Martin Kaymer giving Europe the Ryder Cup.  (Scott Strazzante, Chicago Tribune)
Phil Mickelson congratulates Europe’s Justin Rose after Rose’s win. (Scott Strazzante, Chicago Tribune)
Phil Mickelson reacts to missing a chip for birdie on the 17th hole while losing his match to Europe’s Justin Rose. (Scott Strazzante, Chicago Tribune)
Europe’s Rory McIlroy celebrates his win as the United States’ Keegan Bradley walks off the 17th green. (Scott Strazzante, Chicago Tribune)
Bubba Watson walks away as Europe’s Sergio Garcia gets a hug from Graeme McDowell on the 18th hole. (Nuccio DiNuzzo, Chicago Tribune)
Bubba Watson crosses a bridge on the 13th hole during his loss to Europe’s Luke Donald. (Scott Strazzante, Chicago Tribune)
Bubba Watson signals that his drive is going right after teeing off on the 1st hole during a Ryder Cup singles match at Medinah. (Scott Strazzante, Chicago Tribune)
Bubba Watson tries to urge his putt into the hole on the 4th green. It came up short and Watson lost the hole to Europe’s Luke Donald during a Ryder Cup singles match at Medinah. (Scott Strazzante, Chicago Tribune)
A fan wears an American flag draped over his Bill Murray t-shirt along the 4th fairway. (Scott Strazzante, Chicago Tribune)
Jim Furyk tees off on 1st hole during his match against Europe’s Sergio Garcia.  (Scott Strazzante, Chicago Tribune)
Bubba Watson has trouble along the 4th fairway during a Ryder Cup singles match against Europe’s Luke Donald.  (Scott Strazzante, Chicago Tribune)
Europe’s Luke Donald celebrates winning the 4th hole during his match against Bubba Watson. (Scott Strazzante, Chicago Tribune)
Bubba Watson fires up the crowd as he approaches the first tee before his Ryder Cup singles match against Europe’s Luke Donald. (Scott Strazzante, Chicago Tribune)
Keegan Bradley hits out of a bunker on the 4th hole while losing the hole to Europe’s Rory McIlroy. (Scott Strazzante, Chicago Tribune)
United States’ fans stand on patriotic step stools at the 2nd hole. (Scott Strazzante, Chicago Tribune)
Bubba Watson watches as Europe’s Luke Donald’s tee shot approaches the 2nd green. (Scott Strazzante, Chicago Tribune)
David Saltzman of Northbrook, Ill. had an American flag painted on his head before final day of Ryder Cup at Medinah Country Club in Medinah on Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012.  (Scott Strazzante, Chicago Tribune)
A police officer scans the crowd entering Medinah Country Club for final day of Ryder Cup in Medinah on Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012. (Scott Strazzante, Chicago Tribune)
Louis Cohn of Glenview, Ill. shows his support for the USA as he enters the Medinah Country Club for the final day of the in Medinah, IL on Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012.  (Scott Strazzante, Chicago Tribune)
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