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Friday, Sep 28, 2012 at 08:09 AM CDT

Ryder Cup Matches to Watch Friday

Ryder Cup Matches to Watch Friday

Ryder Cup tees off in Medinah.

Friday, Sep 28, 2012 at 11:56 PM CDT

Ryder Cup Swag Tent Spans Size of Football Field

Ryder Cup Swag Tent Spans Size of Football Field

80,000 Ryder Cup hats to be sold by the end of the weekend.

Friday, Sep 28, 2012 at 08:36 AM CDT

Ryder Cup Begins in Medinah

Ryder Cup Begins in Medinah

The 39th Ryder Cup tees off at Medinah Country Club in Chicago's western suburbs.

Thursday, Sep 27, 2012 at 08:23 PM CDT

Before the Storm, Olazabal Asks for Calm

Before the Storm, Olazabal Asks for Calm

Leaving nothing to chance, European captain Jose Maria Olazabal made one last plea to be loud, but to be respectful.

Thursday, Sep 27, 2012 at 07:46 PM CDT

Family Has Medinah Golf in their Blood

Family Has Medinah Golf in their Blood

The Sweeney family has grown up in the shadows of Medinah Country Club. Phil Rogers was on hand for a family reunion of sorts.

Thursday, Sep 27, 2012 at 08:12 PM CDT

How the Ryder Cup Resembles College Football

How the Ryder Cup Resembles College Football

Ryder Cup veterans say spectators at matches in recent years have been getting more rowdy. And that's not necessarily a bad thing.

Thursday, Sep 27, 2012 at 04:58 PM CDT
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By Edward McClelland

The First Golfers

The First Golfers

With George W. Bush, George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton and Barack Obama rumored to be appearing at the Ryder Cup, here's the story of our presidents' fascination with golf.

Thursday, Sep 27, 2012 at 12:11 PM CDT

Ryder Team Analysis: The Europeans

Ryder Team Analysis: The Europeans

The holders

Thursday, Sep 27, 2012 at 04:27 PM CDT

Ryder Team Analysis: Americans

Ryder Team Analysis: Americans

Who is Uncle Sam's Army in The Ryder Cup?

Thursday, Sep 27, 2012 at 11:57 AM CDT

Meet the Ryder Cup's Leaders

Meet the Ryder Cup's Leaders

Who is choosing every little thing about this competition.

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Event Info
The Ryder Cup Matches, as they're officially known, are a biennial golf competition between the United States and Europe. The competition debuted in 1927 and is named after Samuel Ryder, an English businessman, golf enthusiast and golf promoter, who donated a solid gold trophy.

The 2012 Ryder Cup will take place Sept. 28-30 at Medinah Country Club in Medinah, Ill. Watch the final two rounds that Saturday and Sunday on NBC.
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