The top golfers of the USA and Europe are going to participate in golf’s one of the prestigious tournaments from September 24 in the Whistling Straits Golf Course. This time the players of the USA and Europe will play as separate teams and compete as Team USA and Team Europe. Yes, you are right, I am talking about the Ryder Cup 2021. This will be the 43rd edition of this tournament.
The tournament was basically scheduled for 2020. But due to Covid 19, it couldn’t take place last year. 12 players will play along with their captain for each team. The players of the USA and Europe will be selected on the basis of some categories. After the BMW tournament, the top six players will be selected from the tournament as Team USA and others will be the captain’s pick. While the players of Team Europe will be selected based on Europe’s and World’s top point list.
- Defending champion: Team Europe
This is going to be an absolute joy for the golf fans. Today we will know about when, where, and how to live stream the Ryder Cup and the details about both teams here.
When is the Ryder Cup 2021?
The Ryder Cup 2021 will start from September 24 and continue till September 26. The detailed Schedule is given below:
|Friday, Sept. 24||Day 1 matches||8:30 AM to 7 PM|
|Saturday, Sept. 25||Day 2 matches||9 AM to 7 PM|
|Sunday, Sept. 26||Final||Noon to 6 PM|
- Friday (Day 1): Four foursome matches and four fourball matches.
- Saturday (Day 2): Four foursome matches and four fourball matches.
- Sunday (Day 3): 12 singles matches.
Where is Ryder Cup 2021?
This year the Ryder Cup will take place at Whistling Straits Golf Course, Sheboygan County, Wisconsin. This is a course of 7201 yards. There are 36 total holes in this course. This is the first time this course is hosting the tournament. But Whistling Straits has hosted major tournaments like PGA Championship, US Senior Open, and so on.
The tickets for the tournament are on sale. The price of the tickets usually starts at $60 for the practice rounds. The tickets for Saturday are more expensive, it is $550. If you want you can also take some good packages. You will get packages of three categories.
- Silver Package: 2045 per person to $3765 per person.
- Team Package: $4635 per person to $5375 per person.
- Gold Package: $4875 per person to $6350 per person.
The tickets for this tournament are not transferable. But you can claim a refund of these tickets any time you want.
You can buy tickets from here.
Teams Participating in The Ryders Cup 2021:
Captain: The captain of the USA is Steve Stricker. He has appeared in this tournament three times.
Players: The players of the Team USA will be selected in two categories:
- Top 6 from the BMW championship 2021 List
- Top 6 from captain’s pick
The players who have already been selected for from US Team are:
American captain Steve Stricker will almost select Spieth, Reed, and Schauffele if don’t remain in the top six qualifiers. There will be also some players who will be in the spotlight, they are Those players include Phil Mickelson, Rickie Fowler, Matt Kuchar, and Bubba Watson
Captain: Padraig Harrington will be leading Team Europe. He has appeared six times in this tournament before.
Players: The players for the team Europe will be selected in these categories:
- Top 4 from the European Points List
- Top 5 from the World’s Points List
- 3 from the Captain’s Pick
The top 5 of the Europian’s point list :
Top 5 of the world’s player list:
For the captain’s pick, Harrington confirmed that Ian Poulter is going to be one of his three picks.“If he still has two legs by the time the Ryder Cup comes around in 2021, it would be extraordinary for someone like Ian not to get in based on what he has done in the past,” Harrington said “And Sergio Garcia, he loves the Ryder Cup. So you are talking of older players there, but there is a good selection to pick from.
There are probably six of them that will end up splitting four places on the team.” There are also many experienced players outside of that 9 spots. They include Henrik Stenson, Justin Rose, Sergio Garcia, Paul Casey, Ian Poulter, and Francesco Molinari.
How to watch the Tournament on TV?
Various TV channels will bring The Ryder Cup 2021 to the fans.
The fans of the UK will be able to watch the Ryder Cup on BBC. But you have to be a subscriber to these channels. The subscription fee will cost £157.50/year.
You can also catch the Live actions on Sky Sports.
Sky Sports Golf will broadcast the Ryder Cup Golf in Ireland. The subscription fee will cost £25 per month. So if you are someone from Ireland, subscribe to the channel right now.
TSN has the right to broadcast the Ryder Cup 2021 live in Canada to its customers. The new customers will have to pay a monthly subscription of $24.99.
In Mexico, the golf fans will be able to catch all the actions in Golf Channel Latin. They will allow their paid subscriber to watch the tournament.
Supersport will broadcast the Ryder Cup 2021 live for their viewers in South Africa. They have also a supersport app, in which you will be able to catch the actions in your mobile, tablet, televisions, or any streaming devices
Kayo Sports has the right to broadcast all the matches of this golf tournament in Australia. But you will have to be a subscriber to their channel. for the normal package, it will cost only 25$ and for a premium package of kayo sports, you will have to pay 35$.
How to Live Stream the Ryder Cup 2021 Online?
You will need an account on NBCsports.com to watch the Ryder Cup live. They will broadcast the entire tournament online. NBC Sports provides a free service, which means you don’t have to pay any extra money to subscribe to their channel. They also offer their mobile app. NBC Sports is available on computers, iPhones, iPad, Android phones and tablets, Roku, Apple TV, Chromecast, Samsung Smart TVs, Xbox, and Amazon Fire TV.
The Golf Channel is an excellent source for watching the Ryder Cup 2021. You will get 65+ channels only for $69.99. They will cover more than 30 hours of this tournament.
You can watch Ryder Cup 2021 live on NBC sports through AT&T TV for $69.99. You will get 65+ channels with this subscription and stream from anywhere on your mobile tablet and PC.
Ryder Cup Golf History and Winners:
Ryder Cup was first introduced in 1927. Team USA won the Ryder Cup 26 times. Firstly, their opponent was Great Britain. Then Ireland was also added to the team. They won just three times and drew once between 1927 and 1977. Since 1979. Then Team Europe was formed, which was a very good idea. Team Europe win the cup 11 times, tying once, and lost on 8 occasions.
This year, Team Europe is the defending champion. The statistics of the last five year is given below:
- 2018: Europe 17½-10½ USA (Le Golf National, France)
- 2016: USA 17-11 Europe (Hazeltine National Golf Club)
- 2014: Europe 16½-11½ (Gleneagles, Scotland)
- 2012: USA 13½-14½ Europe (Medinah Country Club)
- 2010: Europe 14½-13½ USA (Celtic Manor Resort, Wales)
The long waiting of the Ryder Cup will soon be over. The fans will be able to see their favorite golfer soon on the course. The organizers are hoping the spectators to come to the course and watch the tournament from there.
If you can’t go to the course, you will have plenty of options to watch the matches on television and online streaming platforms. So, if you are a golf fan, call your friends, order your popcorns and catch all the live actions of this amazing tournament.