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Statement From Ryder Cup LLP Regarding The 2006 Ryder Cup

Latest update from The K Club following the high winds on Wednesday morning.

Rod Williams, Press Officer
20 September 2006

The Ryder Cup site was deemed unsafe under the cover of darkness at 6.30am and with winds gusting to more than 40mph.

All structures have subsequently been checked and loose impediments such as screens, fencing and flags secured. With 45,000 spectators anticipated both Ryder Cup LLP and the Garda Siochána were quite clear that health and safety issues were paramount.

The weather forecast at 9.00am was significantly better than that of earlier in the morning and Ryder Cup LLP and the Garda Siochána were in agreement that the staff could enter at 9.00am ahead of the public being admitted at 10.00am.

Both Ryder Cup LLP and the Garda Siochána would like to thank the public for their patience, especially those who were compelled to wait in the Park and Ride facilities.

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