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Ryder Cup Hospitality


Ryder Cup Hospitality

The Ryder Cup 2014 Ryder Cup at Gleneagles







We’re delighted that the European Captain has finally been announced, and think that Paul McGinley is a fantastic choice to lead Team Europe in 2014. He’s a very popular with his fellow players and fans, and has always been very supportive of the Johnnie Walker Championship at Gleneagles.

The Ryder Cup has experienced in both The Celtic Manor in 2010 and Medinah in 2012 two of the most exciting tournaments in the history of golf's premier team event. Whether it was McDowell's heroics to claim victory in Wales, or Olazabal's magnificent 12 who recorded what will undoubtedly be coined Seve Sunday in snatching victory from the claws of defeat in turning over a 10-6 deficit to win 14.5 - 13.5 at Medinah.


Whilst we will always look back at these great golfing spectacles, we must look forward with great anticipation at the prospect of the 2014 Ryder Cup which will take place at one of Europe's finest golf resorts, Gleneagles. Set in stunning Perthshire countryside, the Ryder Cup will return to Europe where the heroes of 2012 - Poulter, Kaymer, Rose and McIlroy will be hoping to hold onto Europe's most coveted prize - the Samuel Ryder Trophy


The Ryder Cup is a golf trophy, donated by Samuel Ryder, which is awarded biennially in an event called the "Ryder Cup Matches" between teams from Europe and the United States. The competition is jointly administered by the PGA of America and the PGA European Tour, and is contested every two years, the venue alternating between courses in the United States and Europe.

The competition began following an exhibition match in 1926 between a team comprising American professionals against a similar one drawn from the British PGA on the East Course, Wentworth Club, Virginia Water, Surrey, UK. The first competition took place in 1927.


Please note that following the dramatic European Team win in 2012, demand for the 2014 tournament is already very high, therefore it is important to book early if you would like to be a part of the Ryder Cup in 2014.




Event
Date
Where
Price Range
Tue Sep 23, 2014
(00:00)
Gleneagles Golf Course
Perthshire
United Kingdom
£100.00
Tue Sep 23, 2014
(00:00)
Gleneagles Golf Course
Perthshire
United Kingdom
£1,275.00
Wed Sep 24, 2014
(00:00)
Gleneagles Golf Course
Perthshire
United Kingdom
£99.00
Wed Sep 24, 2014
(09:00)
Gleneagles Golf Course
Perthshire
United Kingdom
£2,075.00 - £2,320.00
Thu Sep 25, 2014
(00:00)
Gleneagles Golf Course
Perthshire
United Kingdom
£200.00
Thu Sep 25, 2014
(00:00)
Gleneagles Golf Course
Perthshire
United Kingdom
£1,075.00
Fri Sep 26, 2014
(00:00)
Gleneagles Golf Course
Perthshire
United Kingdom
£300.00
Sat Sep 27, 2014
(00:00)
Gleneagles Golf Course
Perthshire
United Kingdom
£350.00
Sun Sep 28, 2014
(00:00)
Gleneagles Golf Course
Perthshire
United Kingdom
£400.00

Ryder Cup Hospitality:


23/09/2014 - Practice Day General Admission Hospitality Gleneagles Golf Course - Perthshire, United Kingdom
23/09/2014 - 6 Day Pass (Tue - Sun) General Admission Hospitality Gleneagles Golf Course - Perthshire, United Kingdom
24/09/2014 - Practice Day General Admission Hospitality Gleneagles Golf Course - Perthshire, United Kingdom
24/09/2014 - Luxury 5 nights Packages Hospitality Gleneagles Golf Course - Perthshire, United Kingdom
25/09/2014 - Practice Day + Opening Ceremony General Admission Hospitality Gleneagles Golf Course - Perthshire, United Kingdom
25/09/2014 - 4 Day Pass (Thu - Sun) General Admission Hospitality Gleneagles Golf Course - Perthshire, United Kingdom
26/09/2014 - Match Day General Admission Hospitality Gleneagles Golf Course - Perthshire, United Kingdom
27/09/2014 - Match Day General Admission Hospitality Gleneagles Golf Course - Perthshire, United Kingdom
28/09/2014 - Match Day General Admission Hospitality Gleneagles Golf Course - Perthshire, United Kingdom


Ryder Cup Tickets:


23/09/2014 - Practice Day General Admission Tickets Gleneagles Golf Course - Perthshire, United Kingdom
23/09/2014 - 6 Day Pass (Tue - Sun) General Admission Tickets Gleneagles Golf Course - Perthshire, United Kingdom
24/09/2014 - Practice Day General Admission Tickets Gleneagles Golf Course - Perthshire, United Kingdom
24/09/2014 - Luxury 5 nights Packages Tickets Gleneagles Golf Course - Perthshire, United Kingdom
25/09/2014 - Practice Day + Opening Ceremony General Admission Tickets Gleneagles Golf Course - Perthshire, United Kingdom
25/09/2014 - 4 Day Pass (Thu - Sun) General Admission Tickets Gleneagles Golf Course - Perthshire, United Kingdom
26/09/2014 - Match Day General Admission Tickets Gleneagles Golf Course - Perthshire, United Kingdom
27/09/2014 - Match Day General Admission Tickets Gleneagles Golf Course - Perthshire, United Kingdom
28/09/2014 - Match Day General Admission Tickets Gleneagles Golf Course - Perthshire, United Kingdom


Ryder Cup Hospitality : More Information


The Ryder Cup, one of the last great sporting events founded on prestige rather than prize money, spans 34 competitions over 77 years. The origin of the idea to stage international matches between the best American professionals and those of Great Britain is a subject of debate among golf historians. Past PGA President George Sargent (1921-26) of the Southeastern PGA Section credited Sylvanus P. Jermain, president of Inverness Club in Toledo, Ohio, for first presenting the concept in 1921.



However, Bob Harlow, founder of Golf World and one-time manager of Walter Hagen, reported in 1951 that the Matches were first proposed in 1920 by James Harnett, a circulation representative for Golf Illustrated. Harnett had attempted to attract potential readers by raising funds to pay expenses for a professional match between the US and Great Britain. Harnett didn't get the support he needed until The PGA of America voted at its Annual Meeting on December 15, 1920, to advance Harnett some funds. The rivalry Harnett so eagerly attempted to develop eventually became The Ryder Cup.

The Ryder Cup matches are the highlight of the professional golfing calendar every two years for European and American golfers.  This team competition between professional golfers on both sides of the Atlantic is played with an intensity that is legendary. The Ryder Cup is technically the name of the trophy awarded to the winning team of the Ryder Cup Matches. These days however if someone mentions the Ryder Cup, they are more likely to be referring to the biennial competition itself.



The competition dates back to 1920’s. The first official Ryder Cup was in 1927 when an English merchant named Samuel Ryder donated a gold cup (and his name) to the competition, prior to this there had been several “unofficial” matches in 1921 and again in 1926.
Regardless of who takes credit, the first informal matches were played in 1921 at Gleneagles, Scotland. Harnett, most likely with Hagen's assistance, selected the American Team. The Matches were played just before the 2,000 Guineas Match Play Championship, with the British soundly defeating the US Team, 9-3.



Another unofficial match occurred when the R & A decreed regional qualifying rounds before the 1926 Open Golf Championship, forcing overseas competitors to make their trans-Atlantic trek earlier. With extra time on their hands, the American contingent agreed to form a team for an unofficial match against the British professionals at Wentworth. This time, the Americans' defeat was worse - a 13 1/2 to 1 1/2 rout. English seed merchant and entrepreneur Samuel Ryder was a member of the appreciative gallery.

The initial US Ryder Cup Team was captained by Hagen, a charter Member of The PGA of America. Only American-born players were allowed to join the Team, according to a Selection Committee ruling, April 5, 1927, in Chicago. 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 British PGA Team was originally set with Mitchell as Captain, but he remained home due to appendicitis. Ted Ray took over the duties, and 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.

The 1927 Ryder Cup was held in Worcester Country Club in Massachusetts where the USA beat Great Britain in a crushing victory 9-1/2 to 2-1/2.  This original match format was comprised of four foursomes (alternate shot) matches on one day and eight singles matches on the other day, each of 36 holes.

There were no Ryder Cup Matches held between 1939 and 1945 due to World War Two and the Ryder cup was postponed in 2001 as a result of the 9-11 disaster.
And then changes are made in Ryder cup during 1961 to 1977 and final change was made is 1979 The GB team was expanded and became Team Europe.
1979The format was revised to provide fourball and foursomes matches the first two days and 12 singles matches on the third day. The total points awarded were 28.