43rd Ryder Cup 2020 Schedule

The Ryder Cup 2020 will be the highlight of this year if it manages to commence by the third quarter. Scheduled to be held in September last week, this game is the third biggest golf tournament for fans around the world. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the game stands at an uncertain position. If it subsides by August, there is a good chance that the event will take place as scheduled. If not, then it will be postponed to next year.

Want to know when the Ryder Cup will take place in 2020? In this article, we will guide you through the Ryder Cup 2020 event timeline, venue, and important details that will make you good to go until any further update. This event might be the only respite the entire sporting fraternity has once this global crisis comes to an end. So without further ado, let us take a look at the Ryder Cup 2020 timeline and event details in the next segment.

Ryder Cup 2020 Date, Time, Venue and Details

Ryder Cup 2020 Timeline and Event Details

The Ryder Cup is supposed to open its 43rd chapter in the United States between September 25 to 27, 2020. The event would take place in Whistling Straits, Haven, Wisconsin, and would have the European champions against the USA by a considerable margin.

Spread over three days and strategically scheduled over a weekend which includes Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Day 1 and Day 2 of the event will have 4 foursome and 4 fourball matches each. Day 3 which is on a Sunday will have 12 single matches. In 2018, Europe won the cup against the USA by a 17½–10½ victory. This time, 14½ points are needed by the home team to retain the cup and for Europe to win the same.

The US team will be led by Steve Stricker who was declared as the captain on February 20th, 2019, and Padraig Harrington will be the European team captain. Jim Furyk and Robert Karlsson will be vice-captains for the US and Europe teams respectively. The rest of the team players will be decided on the basis of selection criteria entailing the following aspects,

  • 2019 Major Championships: 1 Point per $1,000 earned
    • The Masters, PGA Championship, U.S. Open & The Open
  • 2019 WGC Events and The Players Championship: 1 Point per $2,000 earned
    • WGC-Mexico Championship; WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play Championship; The Players Championship; WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational; WGC-HSBC Champions
  • 2020 Regular PGA Tour events: 1 point per $1,000 earned
    • Beginning January 1, 2020, through the end of the second FedEx Cup Play-Offs (BMW Championship), August 23, 2020; includes the Zurich Classic of New Orleans team event and WGC events
  • 2020 Opposite Field PGA TOUR events will NOT receive points
  • 2020 Major Championships: 2 Points per $1,000 earned for the Winner; 1.5 Points per $1,000 earned for all others to make the cut
    • The Masters, PGA Championship, U.S. Open & The Open

For the remaining slots, the player selection will take place between the last week of August to the first week of September. You can stay tuned about the selection process through their official website at www.rydercup.com

To Sum Up

We are eagerly awaiting for more updates regarding the Ryder Cup 2020 and hope and pray that the coronavirus pandemic ends shortly. It will be a great event to commence amidst all the chaos and will bring relief to all sporting fraternities in the world.

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