News Archive

  • Tuesday, August 21, 2012
  • Quick Fire Questions

    As this latest Ryder Cup qualification campaign draws to a close, we bring you our series of 20 quick-fire questions with Captains José María Olazábal and Davis Love III, as we find out a little more about the men at the Medinah helm. Quick-fire Captains'...

  • Monday, August 13, 2012
  • Love hails Ryder Cup eight

    US Ryder Cup Captain Davis Love III hailed the eight players that secured an automatic place in the team that will take on Europe at Medinah after their qualification race culminated at the US PGA Championship. Speaking at a press conference the day following the climax of the season's final...

  • Wednesday, June 20, 2012
  • The Captain's Blog: 100 Days to Ryder Cup

    By José María Olazábal European Ryder Cup Captain Huge responsibility.... So, here we are, just 100 days to go! It's hard to believe it was last January that I accepted the invitation to be Europe's Ryder Cup Captain and now this great match seems little more than...

  • The Captain's Blog - Part 3

    Hasta Siempre Seve... There is no question that this is an exciting time as the anticipation continues to build towards The Ryder Cup in Chicago. But I have to admit that today - May 7 - is also awash with sadness for me, and for millions of golf fans around the world, as it marks the first...

  • 100 Days to Medinah

    Just nine weeks remain to earn a place on José María Olazábal's European team and secure a seat on the plane bound for Chicago, and last week's US Open gave another indication that the biennial match between Europe and the United States is going to be as close as...

  • Wednesday, June 13, 2012
  • Greening The Ryder Cup

    For many years environmental and sustainability issues have been important considerations for Ryder Cup Europe. At Valderrama in Spain in 1997, pioneering work, supported by the European Commission broke new ground in integrating sustainability into sporting events. By 2002 at The Belfry in...

  • Tuesday, May 1, 2012
  • Olazábal faces Spanish Media in Madrid

    Olazábal was speaking during a to a special luncheon in Madrid where George O’Grady, Chief Executive of The European Tour, welcomed the leading Spanish media to join in the 40 year celebrations of The European Tour and the centenary of the Reale Seguros Open de Espana. José...

  • Monday, April 23, 2012
  • Ryder Cup homecoming to St Albans

    Samuel Ryder, who donated the striking gold cup which today symbolises one of the world’s great sporting contests, was an English seed merchant and entrepreneur from St Albans in Hertfordshire who rose to the position of Mayor, and it was the current incumbent in the role, the Mayor of St...

  • Monday, March 26, 2012
  • The Captain's Blog - Part 2

    With The 2012 Ryder Cup now only six months away, we catch up once again with European Ryder Cup Captain José María Olazábal as the countdown to Medinah continues……

  • Wednesday, January 25, 2012
  • Captain's blog - Busy times

    Happy New Year to everyone and welcome to my first blog as The European Ryder Cup Captain