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Ryder Cup Infographic

2014 RYDER CUP V EUROPE UNITED STATES 45,000 September Ryder Cup Matches will September 26 28 The 2014 tournament is expected to attract in excess of 45,000 spectators each day be held from The tournament will be held at Gleneagles PGA Centenary Course Perthshire in Scotland 2" nd This will be the second time that Scotland has hosted the Ryder Cup. Jack Nicklaus has described the Scottish course as... "the finest parcel of land in the world I have ever been given to work with" Europe are the current cup holders, having defeated the USA by O 142 132 points to in 2012 Team From То Matches Wins Losses United States 1927 2012 39 25 12 Great Britain & Ireland 1927 1977 22 3 18 Europe 1979 2012 17 9. TEAM CAPTAINS The 2014 team captains will be Paul McGinley for Europe and Tom Watson for the U.S. Paul McGinley for Europe Tom Watson for United States Age 45 Age 63 Years played: 2002, 2004, 2006, 2010 & 2012 Years Played: 1977, 1981, 1983 & 1989 He was vice captain for Europe in 2010 and 2012 He captained the American side to victory in the 1993 Ryder Cup His ten-foot putt on the 18th hole in his match against Jim Furyk won the 2002 tournament. In the 70s & 80s, he was one of the world's leading players, winning 8 major championships Career Ryder Cup Record (W-L-H): 2-2-5 Career Ryder Cup Record (W-L-H): 10-4-1 TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE DAY DAY 2 DAY 3 Morning 4 - Fourballs Morning 4 - Fourballs Afternoon 4 - Foursomes 12 Singles Afternoon 4 - Foursomes THE HISTORY OF THE RYDER CUP 1927 The Ryder Cup trophy itself stands at The year the first official Ryder Cup was held 17 1933 inches high & weighs 4- lbs The Belfry in Sutton Coldfield, England has hosted the most Ryder Cups Great Britain first won the Ryder Cup in 1933 at Southport & Ainsdale 1979 The Ryder Cup was exclusive to American and British players until 1979 1935 > The American team held the cup 1985 for almost 50 years straight Repeated American success eventually led to a decision to extend the representation of "Great Britain & İreland" to include Europe in 1979. HOLE IN ONE There have only been six holes-in ones in Ryder Čup history PLAYER STATS 19 51 48 YOUNGEST PLAYER to play in the event in 1999 Sergio Garcia OLDEST PLAYER to play in the event in 1993 Raymond Floyd OLDEST PLAYER to make Ryder Cup debut in 2004 Fred Funk 22 23 23 MOST MATCHES WON FOR EUROPE Nick Faldo MOST MATCHES WON FOR USA Arnold Palmer 25 MOST POINTS WON FOR EUROPE Nick Faldo MOST POINTS WON FOR USA Billy Casper 39 MOST МАТCHES PLAYED Phil Mickelson This infographic was brought to you by online golf clothing store F13 specialising in top quality golf clothing from leading golf and high street brands. DESIGN BY Yoma YOUR ONLINE MARKETING AGENCY - WWW.YOMA.CO.UK

Ryder Cup Infographic

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Function18 take a closer look at the history, facts and statistics from the Ryder Cup ahead of the 2014 tournament this weekend.






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