Scotland set to host 40th Ryder Cup

  • This is the view of 2nd hole at Gleneagles in Scotland, which will host the 40th Ryder Cup in 2014.

    This is the view of 2nd hole at Gleneagles in Scotland, which will host the 40th Ryder Cup in 2014. Associated Press/2008 file

  • With the 39th Ryder Cup completed, fans for both the U.S and European teams can start preparing for the 40th Ryder Cup at Gleneagles in Scotland in 2014.

    With the 39th Ryder Cup completed, fans for both the U.S and European teams can start preparing for the 40th Ryder Cup at Gleneagles in Scotland in 2014. John Starks | Staff Photographer

 
Daily Herald Staff
Updated 9/30/2012 6:57 PM

The 40th Ryder Cup returns to what is considered the birthplace of golf -- Scotland.

That's where the American and European teams will battle for the next Ryder cup trophy, a modest award that dates to 1927 and stands 17 inches high and weighs 4 pounds.

 

Here are the future sites of the next four Ryder Cups:

2014 Ryder Cup

Gleneagles golf club

Perthshire, Scotland

2016 Ryder Cup

Hazeltine National GC

Chaska, Minn.

2018 Ryder Cup

Le Golf National

Paris, France

2020 Ryder Cup

Whistling Straits

Kohler, Wis.

Here is a link to the 40th Ryder Cup site.

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