How many things you know about Ryder Cup 2020? The upcoming event is a prevalent spectacle for avid fans of golf sport. If you are one of them, you will surely want to follow these information pieces.
Ryder Cup 2020 Date & Time
The Date of Ryder Cup 2020 is from September 24 to September 27, 2020. The big event will take place at Whistling Straits, Haven, Wisconsin. We haven’t received the formal information about the starting time. However, we will update it immediately after receiving the confirmation from the officials.
Ryder Cup golf 2020 Teams
The Ryder Cup involves various match plays between the players from two teams of twelve. If it is tied with 14 points accumulated each, the Ryder Cup will be retained by the holder in the previous competition.
In the US team, the qualification rules were showing up to the surface on February 20, 2019. However, the participants have been familiar with the rules because they are the same with the 2018 Ryder Cup rules. Most members of the team qualified because of the Ryder Cup points based on how much they gained in the previous competitions.
The leading eight players come from 2019 major championship, 2019 world golf events, 2020 major championships, as well as 2020 PGA Tour events.
We need to underline the last event for qualification. It is for players who played between January 1 and August 23, 2020. That includes the BMW Championship, Zurich Classic of New Orleans, as well as WGC events. The alternate events won’t bring up the points for the professional golfers.
Then for the rest four of the participants in the US team, the captain will conduct the choice. The picks will conclude on September 1. so, we still have few months until the moment of truth happens.
In the Europe team, the qualification rules were emerging on May 8, 2019. but there is a slight change in the captain’s picks rule. This year, the Europe team captain is only eligible for three picks. The team members are coming from the leading four players on the Race to Dubai Points, those who have highest points in Race to Dubai tournaments with the BMW PGA Championship. The qualification will end in September 2020 when the BMW PGA Championship takes place in September 2020.
The points earned in the events of 2020 will be multiplied by 1.5. The announcement of three captain’s picks will happen after the final qualifying event. So, we still have a long way to go.