Ryder Cup 2018 – Live TV Coverage on Sky Sports, Highlights on BBC

HomeSports CoverageRyder Cup 2018 – Live TV Coverage on Sky Sports, Highlights on BBC
Ryder Cup 2018 – Live TV Coverage on Sky Sports, Highlights on BBC
Updated on Thursday 27 September 2018 by @TVNewsroom

The 42nd Ryder Cup will be held in France this weekend (28–30 September 2018) on the Albatros Course of Le Golf National in Guyancourt, a suburb southwest of Paris.

It will be the second Ryder Cup to be held in Continental Europe, after the 1997 contest, which was held in Spain.

The United States is the defending champion, but has lost the last five matches in Europe, having last won there in 1993.

The Ryder Cup is a match play event, with each match worth one point. The competition format will be as follows:

Day 1 (Friday) – 4 foursome (alternate shot) matches and 4 fourball (better ball) matches
Day 2 (Saturday) – 4 foursome matches and 4 fourball matches
Day 3 (Sunday) – 12 singles matches

On the first two days there will be 4 fourball matches in the morning and 4 foursome matches in the afternoon.

With a total of 28 points available, 14½ points are required to win the Cup, and 14 points are required for the defending champion, the United States, to retain the Cup. All matches are played to a maximum of 18 holes.

All three days, plus the opening ceremony on Thursday, will be shown live on Sky Sports, while the BBC air nightly highlights.

Thursday 27th September
Opening Ceremony – 4pm – Sky Sports Golf

Friday 28th September
Day 1 Live – 6.30am – Sky Sports Golf
Day 1 Highlights – 6.30pm – Sky Sports Golf
Day 1 Highlights – 8.30pm – BBC Two

Saturday 29th September
Day 2 Live – 6.30am – Sky Sports Golf
Day 2 Highlights – 6.30pm – Sky Sports Golf
Day 2 Highlights – 8.30pm – BBC Two

Sunday 30th September
Day 3 Live – 9.30am – Sky Sports Golf
Day 3 Highlights – 6.30pm – Sky Sports Golf
Day 3 Highlights – 7.30pm – BBC Two

The Premier League today announced that live football will return on Wednesday 17th June 2020. Aston Villa v Sheffield United and Manchester City v Arsenal, postponed due to the Carabao Cup final, will now take place on 17 June, followed… Read more

The 2020 National Football League draft will take place this weekend with live TV coverage on Sky Sports. This will be the 85th annual meeting of NFL franchises to select newly eligible players, and would be conducted using an ‘entirely… Read more

This weekend’s season-opening Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne has been cancelled. The news follows McLaren’s withdrawal from the race on Thursday, after one of their team members tested positive for the coronavirus. A statement issued by F1 and FIA said:… Read more