The Ryder Cup Tickets
The Ryder Cup is one of the most famous golf tournaments in the entire professional sport. Although the match is officially called the Ryder Cup Matches, although it is often called ‘The Ryder Cup’ after the tournaments coveted trophy. The biennial golf competition pits two teams from Europe and the United States together to see who can win the coveted cup up for grabs in the tournament. The competition is administered jointly by the PGA of America and the PGA European Tour. Every two yeas when the venue held, it alternates between two courses in the United States and Europe.
For many fans of the game, a great deal of interest i usually placed on the Ryder Cup team qualification and selected. Although the selection process has varied over the years, it is typically a combination of points and a selection committee. There are usually either two or four captain’s picks that are completely based on the discretion of the team’s captains and who they feel is best suited for the team.
The Ryder cup typically takes place at the end of September and although it is one of the most competitive competitions in the sport and being selected for team is a huge honor, the players who participate receive no prize money for winning. The set up of the Ryder Cup involves various match play competitions between players selected from two teams of twelve. During the tournament there are eight foursome matches, eight fourball matches and 12 single matches that are played over 18 holes. The winner of each match scores a point for their team and over the three days of play a total of 28 matches are played.
Many consider the competition to be the biggest event in professional golf which is why it is only held every two years. This makes getting tickets to the event particularly difficult whether you are looking to buy tickets for the event when its held in the United States or Europe. In 2012, the event will be held in the United States. From the 28th-30th of September, The Ryder Cup Matches will be held at Medinah Country Club in Medinah, Illinois. Those who are interested in attending the tournament can purchase tickets to see all of the action of this biennial tournament live.