Arguably the greatest golfer to have ever lived, the charismatic 'Mr Ryder Cup ' was a mainstay in helping transform European fortunes in a. Template: European Ryder Cup Captains. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Jump to: navigation, search. [hide]. v; t · e · European Ryder Cup captains. Here is the full list of Ryder Cup captains dating to , with winning of America; the Team Europe captain is chosen by the European Tour.