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  • Tuesday, May 17, 2011
  • Transcript: 2018 Ryder Cup announcement

    SCOTT CROCKETT: Good afternoon everyone and welcome to the magnificent ballroom at Wentworth Club for this historic Ryder Cup announcement. Before we begin, I would like to offer a warm welcome to a number of people: To all five bid nations and their delegates here in the audience; to The Ryder...

  • France to host 2018 Ryder Cup

    By European Tour staff Five nations -- France, Germany, Holland, Portugal and Spain -- participated in an exhaustive and comprehensive bid process, the first of its kind, to host the 2018 Ryder Cup. France came out on top and the 42nd edition of the matches will take place at Le Golf National on...

  • France reacts to its winning 2018 Ryder Cup bid

    By European Tour staff French golf came together in an unprecedented way in order to achieve this feat which will change the face of the game in France. Golf in France has never attracted so much media attention as well as garnered the support from the most senior public figures and private...

  • Wednesday, May 11, 2011
  • Severino Ballesteros 1957 - 2011

    An appreciation by Mitchell Platts Seve, the farmer’s son who enraptured the world of golf from the moment he refused to surrender at Royal Birkdale in 1976, has lost the one fight that not even his prodigious courage would allow him to beat. Severiano Ballesteros Sota, of Spain, died today...

  • Tuesday, February 8, 2011
  • New Qualification criteria for 2012 European Ryder Cup Team

    After consultation with European Team Ryder Cup Captain José Maria Olazábal, The European Tour Tournament Committee is pleased to announce a modified qualification procedure for The 2012 Ryder Cup at Medinah Country Club, Chicago, Illinois, from September 28-30, 2012. The...

  • Tuesday, January 18, 2011
  • Olazábal named European Team captain for 2012 Ryder Cup

    José Maria Olazábal has accepted an invitation from the Tournament Committee of The European Tour, ratified by The European Ryder Cup Players and Stakeholders Board, to captain the European team in The 2012 Ryder Cup at Medinah Country Club, Medinah, Illinois, United States of...

  • Wednesday, July 7, 2010
  • 2012 Ryder Cup headed to Medinah Country Club

    PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- Medinah Country Club, the site of many of the most memorable moments spanning 60 years of major championship golf, will host the 39th Ryder Cup, Sept. 25-30, 2012, marking the Illinois debut of golf's most compelling event. Located some 35 minutes from downtown...

  • Medinah's 15th turned into drive-able par-4 for Ryder Cup

    MEDINAH, Ill. -- Medinah Country Club has transformed the 15th hole of its famed No. 3 course into a drive-able par 4, reducing its length by 100 yards and adding a new two-acre lake that borders dangerously on the right side of the fairway and green. The dramatic new hole was designed by renowned...