Guest author David Frederick shares a brief history of the Ryder Cup along with ten interesting facts about this time-honored golf world event. We look at some fascinating facts surrounding the contest between Europe In the Ryder Cup will once again get underway with fourball. The Ryder Cup is a biennial men's golf competition between teams from Europe and the United a change of name to reflect the fact that golfers from the Republic of Ireland had been playing in the Great Britain Ryder Cup team since , Format : Match play. Hero World Challenge Franklin Templeton Shootout CVS Health Charity Classic. Nicklaus ran his eagle putt five feet past the hole, while Jacklin left his two-foot short. For those players gaining automatic qualification the Europeans used a system, introduced inusing two tables; one using prize money won in official European Tour livescore ergebnisse gestern and a second based on World Ranking points gained anywhere in the world. Engraved on trophy are the scores of the original matches starting in On September 27, Golf Illustrated ryder cup facts a letter to the Professional Golfers' Association of America with a suggestion that a team of 12 to 20 American professionals be chosen to play in the British Opento be financed by popular subscription. List of Ryder Cup records.