The Ryder Cup, one of the last great sporting events founded on prestige rather than prize money, spans 34 competitions over 77 years. Since 1927, the Ryder Cup Matches have evolved from a friendly set of golf matches into one of the world's premier golf events. Europe and the United States take turns hosting this exclusive event. The Ryder Cup Golf Matches are played at world's greatest golf courses. The 37th Ryder Cup will be held between 16-21 September at the Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Ky. The Ryder Cup will serve as the largest international sports event in Kentucky's history.
For the first time since 1999, the opening matches of a Ryder Cup will feature the alternate-shot format. United States captain Paul Azinger, hoping to give his team an early edge at Valhalla, anno