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Date: 26th- 28th September 2014

Venue: Gleneagles Hotel PGA Centenary Course

Location: Auchterader, Perthshire, Scotland

Today i doing something a little different, and with the ryder cup starting this Friday I want to do a quick summany telling you how the ryder cup works, who involded and the previous winners.

This is a one off article but returning to music related article next time. But until then i hope this help you better understand how the ryder cup works

How the ryder cup work

So how does the ryder cup work. It uses consists of multiple formats including 8 foursome matches, 8 fourball matches, and 12 single matches – all played over 18 holes. The winner of each match will score a point for their team and a half point for any match that results in a tie after the 18 holes

With a total of 28 points available, 14½ points are required to win the Ryder Cup, and 14 points are required for the defending champion to retain it.

Day One (Friday 26th September 2014)

  • 4 fourball matches in the morning
  • Another 4 fourball matches in the afternoon

Day Two (Saturday 27th September 2014)

  • 4 fourball matches in the morning
  • Remaining 4 fourball matches in the afternoon

Day Three (Sunday 28th September 2014)

  • 12 singles matches

Ryder Cup Line Up

The USA team captain: Tom Watson

The Europe team captain: Paul McGinley

 

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 Past 10 ryder cup winners

39th Ryder Cup (2012)

Europe won 14½ to USA 13½

38th Ryder Cup (2010)

Europe won 14½  to USA 13½

37th Ryder Cup (2008)

USA won 16½  to Europe 11½

36th Ryder Cup (2006)

Europe won 18½ points to USA 9½ points

35th Ryder Cup (2004)

Europe won 18½ points to USA 9½ points

34th Ryder Cup (2002)

Europe won 15½ points to USA 12½ points

33th Ryder Cup (1999)

USA won 14½ points to Europe 13½ points

32rd Ryder Cup (1997)

Europe won 14½ points to USA 13½ points

31st Ryder Cup  (1995)

Europe won 14½ points to USA 13½ points

29th Ryder Cup (1993)

USA won 15 points to Europe 13 points

This is a one off article but returning to music related article next time. But until then i hope this help you better understand how the ryder cup works

Written by

Stuart Irvine

 

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