Ryder Cup: History, Palms, Teams, TV... All about the 2021 Edition

The Ryder Cup, a legendary golf event between Europe and the United States, takes place from Friday 24 to Sunday 26 September. Here’s everything you need to know about this edition.

Where will the 2021 edition be held?

After the Covid-19 epidemic, the 43rd edition that was scheduled to take place in 2020 has been postponed from Friday 24 September to Sunday 26 September 2021. It takes place on the Whistling Straits track, north of Milwaukee (Wisconsin) on the western shore of Lake Michigan in the United States.

Ryder Cup History

Created in 1927 by Samuel Ryder, the Ryder Cup is played in teams of 12 players every two years (once in Europe, once in the United States, etc.), over three days. The last edition was held in France in 2018.


Team Europe

Team captain: Patrick Harrington

Players: John Ram, Rory McIlroy, Tommy Fleetwood, Victor Hovland, Paul Casey, Bernd Weisberger, Matthew Fitzpatrick, Lee Westwood, Terrell Hutton

USA team

Team captain: Steve Stricker

Players: Colin Morikawa, Dustin Johnson, Bryson DeChambeau, Brooks Koepka, Justin Thomas, Patrick Cantlay, Jordan Spieth, Daniel Berger, Harris English, Tony Fino, Scotty Scheffler and Xander Scoville.


The European team has 14 wins in the Ryder Cup, compared to 26 wins for the USA team. There was a tie twice in history.

Where do you watch the Ryder Cup?

Thursday 23 September:

8:30 pm – 10:30 pm Documentary “Balesteros” on Channel + Dicale

10:30 pm – 11 pm Ryder Cup le Mag, at Canal + Décalé and Golf +

11 pm – 12 am Opening ceremony on Canal + Décalé and Golf +

12 a.m. – 12.15 a.m. Ryder Cup le Mag, at Canal + Décalé and Golf +

Friday 24 September:

Quadruple and full four-ball on Canal + Décalé and Golf +, 2 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Saturday 25 September:

Foursomes and Fourballs at C + Décalé from 5 pm to 7.45 pm, at C + Sport from 8.30 pm to 1 am, all on Golf +

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