Luke Donald has been introduced as Europe’s subsequent Ryder Cup captain, whereas Group USA have but to disclose who will lead their facet; Europe claimed a 16.5-11.5 victory within the 2023 contest in Rome; Watch the 2025 Ryder Cup completely dwell on Sky Sports activities Golf
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When is the subsequent Ryder Cup? Which course is internet hosting? Who might characteristic for Group Europe? We have a look at the important thing questions forward of the 2025 contest, dwell on Sky Sports activities…
When is the Ryder Cup?
The subsequent version will happen from September 26-28, 2025.
The biennial contest switched again to odd-numbered years from 2023, having been postponed in 2020 as a result of Covid-19 pandemic and going down the next yr.
The place is the Ryder Cup?
The 2025 version shall be held on the Bethpage Black Course in Farmingdale, New York. The venue has beforehand hosted the US Open twice and was additionally the place the 2019 PGA Championship was held.
The general public course has a warning signal on the first tee that reads: “The Black Course Is An Extraordinarily Troublesome Course Which We Suggest Solely For Extremely Expert Golfers.”
The 2027 contest shall be performed at Adare Manor in Eire and the 2029 version will happen at Hazeltine Nationwide Golf Membership, having beforehand hosted the 2016 occasion. The 2031 venue has but to be confirmed.
Who’re the present holders?
Europe will enter as defending champions after an excellent 16.5-11.5 victory in Rome. Rory McIlroy top-scored for the hosts that week with 4 factors from 5 matches, whereas Tyrrell Hatton and Jon Rahm each loved unbeaten weeks.
Group USA received their final residence Ryder Cup by a record-breaking margin in 2021, giving them back-to-back residence victories for the primary time because the Eighties.
Who will captain Group Europe?
Former world No 1 Luke Donald will function Europe’s captain for a second time, having led Europe to victory in Rome. Donald received all 4 Ryder Cups he performed in and served as a vice-captain for 2 editions.
It is the primary time somebody has been captain for back-to-back Ryder Cups since Bernard Gallacher held the position for 3 consecutive editions within the Nineteen Nineties.
Who will captain Group USA?
The PGA of America have but to disclose who will captain Group USA in 2025, with announcement anticipated over the approaching months.
Tiger Woods is at the moment favorite for the position, having acted as a vice-captain throughout USA’s victory in 2016 and a playing-captain for the 2019 Presidents Cup win. Stewart Cink, a five-time Ryder Cup participant and a vice-captain in 2023, can be a candidate.
Zach Johnson was the captain in Rome and could be the primary American participant to captain in successive Ryder Cups since Ben Hogan in 1949, whereas former vice-captain and four-time Ryder Cup participant Matt Kuchar is one other risk.
How a lot does residence benefit depend?
Europe have received the final seven residence editions of the Ryder Cup, whereas Group USA have loved dominant victories the final two events it has been performed in America. The final 5 editions have additionally seen a profitable margin of 5 factors or extra.
The final away victory from both crew got here in 2012, when Europe produced their historic final-day comeback to win the ‘Miracle at Medinah’, whereas McIlroy needs to a different victory on American soil in 2025.
McIlroy mentioned: ‘I’ve mentioned this for the final most likely six or seven years to anybody that can hear: I believe one of many greatest accomplishments in golf proper now’s profitable an away Ryder Cup. And that is what we’ll do at Bethpage.”
How do gamers qualify and may LIV gamers characteristic?
The qualification course of has but to be introduced, though each groups elected to have six computerized qualifiers and 6 captains picks for the 2023 version.
Group Europe had three qualifiers from European Factors Record and three eligible gamers from the World Factors Record after a year-long qualification marketing campaign, whereas the highest six gamers on the USA Ryder Cup factors checklist routinely certified.
Gamers should at the moment be DP World Tour members to be eligible to characteristic for Group Europe, which might rule out a few of those that joined the Saudi-backed LIV Golf League.
Who might play for Europe?
McIlroy shall be a shoo-in to make an eighth consecutive Ryder Cup look, with Rahm and Viktor Hovland more likely to play huge roles for Group Europe as soon as once more.
It might be no shock to see Ludvig Åberg in motion, having impressed on debut in 2023, whereas the likes of Hatton, Tommy Fleetwood, Jon Rahm, Matt Fitzpatrick and Shane Lowry shall be trying to characteristic as soon as once more.
What crew golf is there earlier than then?
Group USA may have the possibility to increase their profitable streak within the Presidents Cup subsequent yr, as Jim Furyk captains them towards Mike Weir’s Worldwide Group at Royal Montreal Golf Membership from September 26-29. The People have received 12 of the earlier 14 editions of the biennial contest, shedding simply as soon as.
Subsequent yr additionally sees the newest version of the Solheim Cup, having switched again to even-numbered years to keep away from clashing with the Ryder Cup. Suzann Pettersen will lead Group Europe towards Stacy Lewis’ Group USA at Robert Trent Jones Golf Membership in Virginia from September 13-15.
How can I watch the subsequent Ryder Cup?
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