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2014 Ryder Cup


2014 Ryder Cup Trophy

The trophy that will be up for grabs once again at the 2014 Ryder Cup.

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About the 2014 Ryder Cup:

  • Dates: Sept. 26-28, 2014
  • Location: Gleneagles, Scotland
  • Captains: USA - Tom Watson; Europe - Paul McGinley

Team Europe point standings
Team USA point standings

2014 Ryder Cup Format:

The Ryder Cup format is as follows: Three days of competition, consisting of 16 doubles match play (2 vs. 2) and 12 singles matches (1 vs. 1). There are four foursomes matches and four fourball matches on each of the first two days; followed by a concluding day of singles matches. For more, see the FAQ, "What is the Ryder Cup format?"

2014 Ryder Cup Captains:

In late 2012, the PGA of America announced Tom Watson as captain for 2014. Watson will be 65 at the time, the oldest captain in Ryder Cup history. It will be his second time captaining Team USA; he led the team in 1993, too.

In mid-January 2013, the European Tour announced its own captain: Paul McGinley. McGinley, from Northern Ireland, will be 47 at the time of the 2014 Ryder Cup.

See also:
List of all Ryder Cup captains

2014 Ryder Cup Teams:

Team USA and Team Europe will be announced in August/September 2014, several weeks prior to the playing of the 2014 Ryder Cup. The PGA of America and European Tour maintain points lists that show how players rank in the automatic qualifying process. Those points lists are linked near the top of this page.

FAQ: How are players selected for the Ryder Cup?

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