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NBC Sports, PGA Announce Historic TV Deal

Last Updated on Sunday, 30 March 2014 21:35 Sunday, 30 March 2014 21:24

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STAMFORD, Connecticut & ORLANDO, Florida — NBC Sports Group announced that both NBC and Golf Channel will provide live coverage of the 2014 Ryder Cup from Gleneagles Hotel in Perthshire, Scotland, making it the first European-based event to be televised live in its entirety in the United States.

Additionally, Golf Channel has acquired the exclusive Ryder Cup telecast rights for Friday's matches, which will be the first time the network has provided live coverage of this event.

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More Ryder Cup Tickets Go On Sale

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 March 2014 23:47 Wednesday, 19 March 2014 23:44

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The 2014 Ryder Cup will be attended by more members of the public than any of its predecessors after around 5,000 tickets for each match day were made available through a second sales process.

Ryder Cup Europe imposed a strict deadline on event stakeholders to take up their allocation of ‘Right to Buy’ tickets in order to have enough time to make returns available to members of the public.

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Torrance, Smyth Picked as Ryder Cup Vice Captains

Last Updated on Sunday, 09 March 2014 23:25 Sunday, 09 March 2014 23:19

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Canadian Press

DUBLIN (AP) — Europe captain Paul McGinley selected Sam Torrance and Des Smyth as two of his vice captains for this year's Ryder Cup against United States at Gleneagles.

Torrance captained Europe to victory in the 2002 event, when McGinley holed the winning putt at the Belfry. The 61-year-old Smyth has played in the Ryder Cup twice and was Ian Woosnam's assistant in the 2006 competition at the K Club.

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Russell Henley Shoots Up U.S. Ryder Cup Points List

Last Updated on Wednesday, 05 March 2014 19:33 Wednesday, 05 March 2014 19:30

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Russell Henley's playoff victory at the Honda Classic did wonders to restore confidence for a player — who as a rookie in 2013 — was victorious in his very first start on the PGA Tour at the Sony Open.

Until Sunday at PGA National, Henley had been in a serious slump, going without a top-10 finish since a tie for sixth at the Memorial last June.

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Junior Ryder Cup Goes Social with New Online Platforms

Last Updated on Wednesday, 05 March 2014 18:49 Wednesday, 05 March 2014 18:45

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Golf fans will be able to get closer to the action than ever before at the 2014 Junior Ryder Cup with the launch of its new online platforms, including new Twitter and Facebook pages and a revamped website at europeantour.com.

Junior Ryder Cup goes social with new online platforms.

Golf fans will be able to get closer to the action than ever before at the 2014 Junior Ryder Cup with the launch of its new online platforms, including new Twitter and Facebook pages and a revamped website at europeantour.com.

The Junior Ryder Cup will take place at Blairgowrie Golf Club in Scotland from September 22-23, 2014, providing the prelude to the main event at Gleneagles Hotel from September 25-28, 2014.

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