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Today we bring you ten more stories about the business background to the Ryder Cup, including one from the time when budgets were set in 100s not 1,000,000s.

It’s all going well, however, even if the now-essential hand-watering is somewhat hard work!

Geoff Russell, Publisher

Ryder Cup European Development Trust appoints new chairman
PGAs of Europe Board Director Jonathan Mannie has assumed the chairmanship of the Ryder Cup European Development Trust Board (RCEDT), the charitable arm of Ryder Cup Europe. In taking on the role, Mannie is following in the footsteps of past chairmen Sandy Jones and Mikael Sorling.
He will lead the RCEDT Board of Trustees in their […]
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Jacobsen Launch the Third and Final Video of its Ryder Cup Journey
Jacobsen, the Ipswich-based manufacturer of turf equipment, was an Official Supplier of The 2018 Ryder Cup at Le Golf National in Paris this September
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Ryder Cup Venue Hailed As Top Club in WLG Awards
Le Golf National was the big winner at the fifth annual World of Leading Golf Awards, taking the title of ‘best member 2018' at the event held at Royal Bled Golf, in Slovenia, a new member of the corporation
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Eagles, Birdies… and Blue Whales: CT’s Ryder Cup in Numbers
As the dust settles at Le Golf National in France, we reflect on the 2018 Ryder Cup, as this year’s event was one of the biggest and most successful in history
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Final Ryder Cup Notebook
The match is over, the champagne has been sprayed and the tears (of joy or despair) have been shed. Here’s a final view from the Ryder Cup Media Centre at Le Golf National, writes Ross Biddiscombe
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Ryder Cup Weekend Notebook
Four days of Ryder Cup week are over and the most crucial two are about to take place, writes Ross Biddiscombe
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A Few Hours To Go – Ryder Cup Notebook
For the staff at Le Golf National, it’s been a long seven years, but everything will make sense in a few hours when the opening tee shot is hit, writes Ross Biddiscombe
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Sky Sports and European Tour extend partnership
The European Tour and Sky Sports extend their partnership until at least 2022. The agreement will see the biggest and best events from the European Tour broadcast exclusively live across Sky Sports’ platforms, including The Ryder Cup in 2020 and 2022
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Ryder Cup Experience In The Heart of Paris
t 3,200 square metres which is full of activities from tee to green as well as means to communicate the excitement of the Ryder Cup, this fan experience is one of the most ambitious designs and build that Provision Events (PVE) has undertaken.
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Richard Hills – An exclusive GBN Q&A with Ross Biddiscombe
As Ryder Cup director since 1995, Richard Hills has seen more changes and been the driving force of more improvements in the matches than any man in the modern era. He has outlasted players, captains, European Tour back room colleagues and many of the commercial partners who have worked with him. Not someone who ever […]
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The Moulin Rouge dancers will perform at the Ryder Cup this weekend
At the dawn of its 130th birthday, the Moulin Rouge welcomes more than 600,000 spectators from all over the world every year
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European Team Accessories Head For Record-Breaking Performance
The longest serving Ryder Cup Team supplier, Level 4 Golf is yet again fueling the exciting accessory offering at Paris National this week
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The Ryder Cup on TV…before Tiger
Television and the Ryder Cup have not always been happy bedfellows, writes Ross Biddiscombe
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Glenmuir Are #Rydercupready
Glenmuir, the Scottish heritage golfwear brand are all set for the 2018 Ryder Cup to reveal their Official 2018 Ryder Cup Collection celebrating over 30 years of partnership with Ryder Cup Europe.
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Meet the women driving change behind the scenes at Le Golf National
As final preparations for the greatest showcase in golf come to a head, a group of women have been demonstrating their greenkeeping skills at Le Golf National, France, becoming role models as they challenge perceptions in a male-dominated industry and encourage more women into the field.
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Ryder Cup By Numbers
This year’s match statistics highlights range from the size of the grandstand on the 1st tee (6,900 fans) to the age of the oldest volunteer (82), compiled by Ross Biddiscombe
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PRG Proudly Unveils Official Accessory Collection To US Ryder Cup Team
PRG has once again been commissioned to work with the PGA of America on a collection of eye-catching red, white and blue official Ryder Cup accessories for Team USA
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Congressional Country Club gets 2036 Ryder Cup
In an unprecedented piece of forward planning, the PGA of America has announced that the 2036 Ryder Cup will be held at the Congressional Country Club in Maryland.
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