The PGA of America has announced that The 37th Ryder Cup at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Kentucky, USA, will be played from September 19-21, 2008. The biennial contest will be the largest international sports event held in Kentucky while the Jack Nicklaus-designed Valhalla – which opened in 1986 – has been host to the 1996 and 2000 US PGA Championships, the 2002 PGA Professional National Championship and the 2004 Senior PGA Championship.
Valhalla Golf Club, ranked Number 70 in the most recent list of “America’s 100 Greatest Golf Courses,” by Golf Digest, was the scene of Tiger Woods‘ US PGA Championship play-off victory over Bob May in 2000.
The 36th Ryder Cup at The K Club, Straffan, Co. Kildare, Ireland, will be played from September 22-24 this year. The Celtic Manor Resort in Wales will host The 2010 Ryder Cup; Medinah Golf Club, Illinois, in 2012; The Gleneagles Hotel, Scotland, in 2014; Hazeltine National Golf Club, Minnesota in 2016 and Whistling Straits, Wisconsin in 2020.
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