Ryder Cup, 1927 - Present
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*All footage/programming is licensed on a non-exclusive basis and subject to final approval.
The Ryder Cup is a biennial golf match between teams from Europe and the United States. The competition is jointly administered by the European Tour and PGA of America and is contested on venues alternating between Europe and the USA.
The Ryder Cup began following an exhibition match between a team of members from the British PGA and their American counterparts staged over the East Course at Wentworth in Surrey, England.
The Ryder Cup is named after Samuel Ryder who originally donated the trophy.
Current Ryder Cup Archive Policy:
- + When the event was played in EUROPE, the European Tour owns the rights to “the rest of the world” excluding North America (United States, Canada & Mexico).
- + When the event was played in the UNITED STATES, the PGA of America owns the rights to “the rest of the world” excluding Europe.
- + Regardless of where the matches were played, the European Tour always owns the rights to footage licensed in Europe.
- + Regardless of where the matches were played, the PGA of America always owns the rights to footage licensed in North America (United States, Canada & Mexico).