When: Sept. 28 - 30, 2018
Where: Le Golf National in Guyancourt, France
Jim Furyk will serve as the United States Ryder Cup Team Captain for the 42nd Ryder Cup, which will be played September 28-30, 2018 at Le Golf National in Guyancourt, France.
Thomas Bjørn, will serve as the European captain and was the first Danish player to represent Europe against the United States when he made his debut under Seve Ballesteros in 1997.
The European captain will bring a wealth of experience, having featured on three victorious European Ryder Cup teams as a player, with successful appearances at The Belfry in 2002 and the win at Gleneagles in 2014 following his 1997 debut.
The legendary golf tournament gets under way on September 28th, with the final round of competition taking place on 30th and with terrific young golfers like Jordan Spieth and Rickie Fowler, the U.S.A. team is poised to win back the Cup.
Two twelve man teams will battle for the Claret Jug as the Ryder Cup makes its way to Le Golf National in Guyancourt, France. The 2018 edition of The Ryder Cup will be only the second time in the event’s history that it has been staged in Continental Europe, following Valderrama Golf Club in Spain in 1997.
The Ryder Cup, which originated in 1927, is an event you will not want to miss out on all the Ryder Cup Head to Head Match Up Odds.
The Ryder Cup epitomizes the greatest traditions of international sporting competition as one of the last great sporting events founded on prestige rather than prize money.
The Ryder Cup Team is composed of the first eight golfers according to the Ryder Cup standings, and then four additional players are added at the discretion of the team captain.
Held every two years, the Ryder Cup pits Team Europe against Team USA and it is always one of the biggest golf betting events of the year.
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The first informal matches were played in 1921 in Gleneagles, Scotland. James Harnett, most likely with Walter Hagen’s assistance, selected the American team.
The British soundly defeated the U.S. Team, 9-3. During those matches, British golf star Abe Mitchell beat the reigning British Open Champion, American Jim Barnes, 8 and 7 in the singles, and then partnered with George Duncan in the foursomes to beat Hagen and Barnes, 9 and 8.
English seed merchant and entrepreneur Samuel Ryder watched those matches and enjoyed himself tremendously.
Ryder was an English nurseryman from St. Albans in Hertfordshire, who made his fortune selling penny seed packets.
Before the matches in Wentworth, Ryder had engaged Mitchell as his personal golf tutor.
Soon, Ryder agreed to donate a solid gold cup, worth £250. The cup was designed by Mappin & Webb Company. Ryder insisted that a golfing figure adorn the lid and that it resemble Mitchell.
The first official Ryder Cup Matches were arranged for June 3-4, 1927, at Worcester Country Club in Worcester, Massachusetts.
That same year in1927, Mitchell was originally selected as Captain for the Ryder Cup but suffered appendicitis and was replaced by Ted Ray. Ray was joined on the team by Aubrey Boomer, Archie Compston, George Duncan, George Gadd, Arthur Havers, Herbert Jolly, Fred Robson and C.A. (Charles) Whitcombe.
Only British Isle-born players were allowed to join the team.
The U.S. Ryder Cup team was captained by Hagen, a charter member of the PGA of America.
Only American-born players were allowed to make the team. Joining Hagen on the team were Leo Diegel, Johnny Farrell, Johnny Golden, Bill Mehlhorn, Gene Sarazen, Joe Turnesa and Al Watrous. Mike Brady and Al Espinosa were named alternates.
The United States team defeated the team from Great Britain in that historic match, 9 ½ to 2 ½. With the outbreak of World War II, the Ryder Cup Matches were suspended from 1939-’45, and the U.S. retained the trophy from its 1937 victory.
Over the last 20 years and 10 competitions Europe has won five times, the United States has won four times and they have tied once.
Europe and the United States take turns hosting this biennial event, which means that the U.S. only plays host once every four years. Overall, only 17 courses in the United States have served as sites for the Matches, and no course or club has ever held the Matches twice. In 2004, Oakland Hills Country Club in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, site of six U.S. Opens and two PGA Championships will become the 18th course to host the event. The Ryder Cup will be held on The K Club, Straffan, County Kildare, Ireland.
Europe held on to win the 38th edition of the Ryder Cup when Graeme McDowell won the 17th hole in the last match on the first Monday finish in the event's 83-year history.
When Hunter Mahan conceded the hole to McDowell, the winner of this year's U.S. Open, Europe won back the Ryder Cup with a tense, momentum-shifting, 14 1/2-13 1/2 win at Celtic Manor.
Europe, which has now won the cup six of the last eight matches, needed every point in singles action to thwart a historic collapse.
Leading by three points with 12 matches to play, Luke Donald, Ian Poulter, Miguel Angel Jimenez won matches in addition to McDowell, and Rory McIlroy and Edoardo Molinari earned important half-points.
The Americans, trying to become just the second team to overcome more than a two-point deficit on the final day, got wins from Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Zach Johnson, Dustin Johnson, Jeff Overton and Steve Stricker but fell one-half point of keeping the cup. More Ryder Cup Results Click Here!
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