Archive for October, 2006

News Roundup

Thursday, October 19th, 2006

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The next big news will be the announcement of the US Captain for the 2008 Ryder Cup campaign. In the meantime while we wait for the announcement there’s a mixed bag of Ryder Cup related stories… (more…)

Tickets for Ryder Cup 2008

Wednesday, October 18th, 2006

If you are interested in going to the Ryder Cup 2008 at Valhalla then you should register your interest with the PGA online here and the PGA will send you ticket information including pricing early in 2007.
The ticketing process for the Ryder Cup is by means of a draw. (Unless you stump up for expensive corporate hospitality tickets closer to the event). The draw will take place in the the fall of 2007. (more…)

Ryder Cup Viewer Numbers

Monday, October 16th, 2006

Sky Sports

The television viewer numbers for the 2006 Ryder Cup are now available for the US, UK and Irish markets. The Sunday Times reports that the total number for these 3 major markets was just over 6 million viewers (the peak numbers were 4.6M in the US, 1.1M in the UK and 600 in Ireland). The US numbers are down 20-30% on previously figures, which may in part be related to the timezone differences. (more…)

Nick Faldo

Monday, October 2nd, 2006

Nick Faldo

Nick Faldo has been chosen to captain the European Ryder Cup team for the 37th Ryder Cup matches at Valhalla Golf Club in 2008. If you want to know what exactly the captain does read our article outlining his roles and responsibilites. Nick will be hoping to lead the European team to a record 4th victory in a row. (more…)