The Great Lakes is getting ready to once again welcome one of the world’s greatest team sporting events. Minnesota will be home to the 2016 Ryder Cup at Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska in the Minnesota River Valley from September 27th to October 2nd 2016. Hazeltine was founded by former president of the United States Golf Association Totten Heffelfinger.
The 40th Ryder Cup is underway in Scotland, as Gleneagles welcomes the European and American teams to the home of golf, the PGA Centenary Course. The iconic global golf tournament will welcome tens of thousands of visitors over the next three days, while an audience of millions will watch around the world on television.
Thousands of spectators have watched Europe complete a sensational comeback to retain the Ryder Cup at the Medinah Country Club, Chicago. Europe were 10-6 down going into the final day, but battled back to take the prize 14½-13½.
Jose Maria Olazabal, European Ryder Cup captain, has claimed his side can overturn the United States’ 10-6 lead as the tournament goes into a third day. The Spaniard said: “It is not over. Simple as that.”
Golfers from the USA will take a 5-3 lead into the second morning of the Ryder Cup after dominating the afternoon fourballs at the Medinah Country Club. The team was led by the brilliant partnership of Phil Mickelson and Keegan Bradley as they hosts took three of the four points on offer after lunch.
Hotel prices around the Medinah Country Club in the suburbs of Chicago have spiked significantly ahead of the Ryder Cup this weekend. The annual golf competition – which sees the finest American players take on those of Europe – has made affordable hotel rooms difficult to come by, according to a new survey by ChicagoHotels.org.
Thousands of sports fans from around the world are joining players from Europe and the United States in the city of Chicago ahead of the 2012 Ryder Cup. The opening ceremony of the 39th Ryder Cup takes place this evening, before the action begins on Friday.
Ernst & Young has been named as an official partner of the Ryder Cup. The deal, which covers the 2012 and 2014 events, was confirmed at Gleneagles earlier. The 39th Ryder Cup will be held from September 28th–30th, 2012, at the Medinah Country Club, Illinois.
Jose Maria Olazabal has named Darren Clarke, Paul McGinley and Thomas Bjorn as three of a potential four vice-captains ahead of the Ryder Cup next month. Europe will defend the title they won during the 38th Ryder Cup, which was held in October 2010 at the Celtic Manor Resort in the city of Newport, Wales.
Celtic Manor Resort is preparing to host the final day of the 38th Ryder Cup, as the competition moves into a fourth day for the first time. The contest is tantalisingly poised following a dramatic European recovery on Sunday.
With the Ryder Cup in its final stages, Wales has begun to examine the legacy of the event. Celtic Manor Resort has certainly seen its profile boosted, but what about golf across the country? Here Breaking Travel News takes a look.