Scotland's Ryder Cup history in pictures 24 Sep 2014 From the section Scotland Share this page Share this with Digg Facebook Google LinkedIn Reddit StumbleUpon Twitter Copy this link http://www.bbc.com/sport/scotland/29334808 Read more about sharing. George Duncan (right) played in 1927's inaugural Ryder Cup and captained Great Britain in 1929. 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 was on the winning side when Scotland first hosted the Ryder Cup, USA beating GB & Ireland 19-13 at Muirfield in 1973 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. 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. 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 has the best all-time Ryder Cup record, having won 20 of his 36 matches and halving seven. Colin Montgomerie's winning touch continued as captain at Celtic Manor in 2010. 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 is the lone Scot in the European team as Gleneagles prepares to host this year's event. USA captain Tom Watson is hugely popular with golf fans at Gleneagles, having won four of his five Open titles in Scotland.