Where is Ryder Cup 2020 played? Who are the captains?
The Ryder Cup will 2020 be held at Whistling Straits Golf Club in Kohler, Wisconsin, USA.
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Who are the Ryder Cup captains 2020?
In February 2019 the European captain was already known. Padraig Harrington has been named as the European Captain for The 2020 Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits in Wisconsin from September 25. – 27., 2020.
The three-time Major Champion has an illustrious Ryder Cup career. He has represented Europe 6 times as a player, out of which his team won 4 times. He has been vice-captain 3 times, so it is an experienced captain to be.
Here is the official video about the announcement:
Who is the captain of the US Ryder Cup team 2020?
Steve Stricker has been selected as captain of the US Ryder Cup team in the match against Europe, 25-27 September, at Whistling Straits in Kohler, Wisconsin.
Stricker himself is from Wisconsin and has played three Ryder Cups in a row. (2008, ‘10, ‘12). A very well-liked and mature captain who speaks effortlessly to everyone.
Ryder Cup played 2020: The Whistling Straits Golf Club in Kohler
They have already started preparing the Whistling Straits, the famous golf course in Wisconsin, right next to Lake Michigan for the event. But it is always in perfect condition already as a well established PGA course. See a drone fly over the course here:
Ryder Cup 2018 in France
The French golf course le National, located in Paris Ile-de-France approx. 25 km from Paris has marked itself on the world map for golf, with holding of the Ryder Cup in the autumn of 2018. It was huge for the course, Paris and the golf world. France until then was slightly overlooked golf nation for golfers looking for a good golfing trip. It was undeserved, because the fantastic travel country actually has excellent courses, both in the north and south on, for example. along the Riviera. Ryder Cup changed that with one almost magic stroke. As the world’s third largest sporting event, when Europe was playing against the United States in golf, media coverage and spectator numbers always are massive.
Ryder Cup 2018 at Le Golf National in France
Ryder Cup 2018 was held at Le Golf National 3 days from September 29th. The course has room for 80,000 spectators. The Albatros championship course at Le Golf National is designed by the architects Hubert Chesneau and Robert Von Hagge. The golf course has a good variety in design and has one of the most difficult holes in the world. The difficult 18th hole is feared for the tee off shot to the green, which is located on a small island. It is only the second time in Ryder Cup’s history that continental Europe was hosting the tournament.
Best golf courses close to Paris
Some of the best and most well-known golf courses in and around Paris Ile-de-France: North of Paris at d’Auvers-sur-Oise and d’Enghien-les-Bains; Golf de Mont Griffon, Golf de l’Isle Adam and Club du Lys-Chantilly East of Paris at Disneyland Paris; Golf DisneylandSouth of Paris at Fontainebleau; Exclusive Golf du Chateau de Cely, Golf de Fontainebleau and Golf Du Chateau D’Augerville West for Paris at Versailles; Le Golf NationalSydvest for Paris Rambouillet; Exclusive Golf de Courson Stade Français and Golf des Yvelines Combine golf with a visit to one of the beautiful castles in the area, enjoy a classic French gastronomic experience and end the night at a cozy jazz club. Let golf, culture, shopping and the lavish French lifestyle go hand in hand when visiting Paris Ill-de-France.
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