ECSTATIC Europe captain Jose Maria Olazabal dedicated his team’s incredible Ryder Cup victory to his late friend Seve Ballesteros, before describing the week as ‘the best of my life’.

His team, who won 14.5 points to 13.5 in a nail-biting finale, wore a silhouette of Ballesteros on their kit in memory of the Ryder Cup legend who died last year.

“It’s the first time Seve’s not been here with us at the Ryder Cup,” said the emotional Spaniard.

“I do have wonderful memories from my matches with him, he was a very special man and he’s very close to my heart.

“I think the guys won it for him as much as for me.”

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