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Schedule of Events

Saturday 9/11/04
Ryder Cup Matches Merchandise Pre-Sale
Oakland Hills C.C.
9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m

Grand Opening of the Ryder Cup Golf Shop will be a first opportunity to purchase Ryder Cup merchandise. General public is welcome. No credentials required. Parking is at Bingham Office Park (Lot B).
Sunday 9/12/04
Ryder Cup Matches Merchandise Pre-Sale
Oakland Hills C.C.
9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m

Grand Opening of the Ryder Cup Golf Shop will be a first opportunity to purchase Ryder Cup merchandise. General public is welcome. No credentials required. Parking is at Bingham Office Park (Lot B).
Tuesday 9/14/04
Ryder Cup Matches Practice Round
Oakland Hills C.C.
7:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Europe tees off on Hole #1
USA tees off on Hole #10
Pairings Party
Detroit Athletic Club
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

This celebration is for all Captains Challenge (presented by Cadillac) and Champions Invitational (presented by MGM Grand) participants. Separate credentials and invitations are required for admission.
Wednesday 9/15/04
Ryder Cup Matches Practice Round
Oakland Hills C.C.
7:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.

USA tees off on Hole #1
Europe tees off on Hole #10
Captains Challenge
Detroit Golf Club
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Charitable Golf Outing presented by Cadillac and hosted by nine past U.S. Ryder Cup Captains. Proceeds will benefit local charities. Separate credentials and invitations are required for admission.
Gala Dinner
Fox Theatre
6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Dining with the teams, live entertainment and socializing with distinguished guests is all part of this black tie gala experience. Separate credentials and invitations are required for admission.
Thursday 9/16/04
Ryder Cup Matches Practice Round
Oakland Hills C.C.
7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Europe tees off on Hole #1
USA tees off on Hole #10
Champions Invitational
Oakland University Golf & Learning Center
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Charitable Golf Outing presented by MGM Grand and hosted by 50 celebrities. Proceeds will benefit local charities. Separate credentials and invitations are required for admission.
Opening Ceremonies
Oakland Hills C.C.
4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

These ceremonies mark the official start of The 35th Ryder Cup Matches and will feature live music, entertainment, anthems, and player introductions.
Legends Fore Children
The Somerset Collection
legendsforechildren@yahoo.com
(248) 594-6408
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

This event features Motown music, food, personalities, dancing, and orchestras. Proceeds will benefit the Children's Charities Coalition.Tickets are available for purchase. Separate credentials are required.
Friday 9/17/04
Ryder Cup Matches
Oakland Hills C.C.
8:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Morning Matches (Four-Ball) - Begin at 8:10 a.m.
Afternoon Matches (Foursomes) - Begin at 1:45 p.m.
Saturday 9/18/04
Ryder Cup Matches
Oakland Hills C.C.
8:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Morning Matches (Four-Ball) - Begin at 8:10 a.m.
Afternoon Matches (Foursomes) - Begin at 1:45 p.m.
Sunday 9/19/04
Ryder Cup Matches
Oakland Hills C.C.
12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Singles Matches - Begin at 12:00 p.m.
Closing Ceremonies
Oakland Hills C.C.
6:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

This 30-minute ceremony will mark the end of The 35th Ryder Cup Matches and includes the Ryder Cup Trophy presentation.