Scotland's Ryder Cup history in pictures

George Duncan (right) in 1929
George Duncan (right) played in 1927's inaugural Ryder Cup and captained Great Britain in 1929.
John Fallon (waving) leaving London for the 1963 Ryder Cup
John Fallon (waving), next to a young Peter Allis, was the non-playing captain of the 1963 team that lost 23-9 in Atlanta.
Arnold Palmer lining up a putt at Muirfield in 1973
Arnold Palmer was on the winning side when Scotland first hosted the Ryder Cup, USA beating GB & Ireland 19-13 at Muirfield in 1973
Sam Torrance celebrates the winning putt in 1985
Sam Torrance, who played in eight Ryder Cups, knocked in the putt to seal the 1985 contest at the Belfry. He would captain Europe to victory in 2002.
Sandy Lyle at Muirfield Village, Ohio, in 1987
Two-time major champion Sandy Lyle lost his first three Ryder Cups but tasted victory in 1985 and here at Muirfield Village. Ohio, in 1987.
Bernard Gallacher (centre) was the winning captain in 1995
It was third time lucky as captain for Bernard Gallacher (centre) in 1995, who had been involved in every Ryder Cup since 1969 either as a player, vice-captain or skipper.
Colin Montgomerie at the 2006 event at the K Club
Colin Montgomerie has the best all-time Ryder Cup record, having won 20 of his 36 matches and halving seven.
Colin Montgomerie celebrates the 2010 victory
Colin Montgomerie's winning touch continued as captain at Celtic Manor in 2010.
Paul Lawrie shakes hands with Brandt Snedeker at Medinah
On his second Ryder Cup appearance, Paul Lawrie crushed Brandt Snedeker in the singles as Europe completed a remarkable final-day comeback in 2012.
Stephen Gallacher
Stephen Gallacher is the lone Scot in the European team as Gleneagles prepares to host this year's event.
USA captain Tom Watson spends time signing autographs for waiting fans
USA captain Tom Watson is hugely popular with golf fans at Gleneagles, having won four of his five Open titles in Scotland.