Sporting Intelligence
FootballGolfMajor eventsNewsFrance will host 2018 Ryder Cup after all-star support

France will host 2018 Ryder Cup after all-star support

by

By Sportingintelligence

17 May 2011

France have won the right to stage the 2018 Ryder Cup, seeing off challenges from rival bids from Spain, Germany, the Netherlands and Portugal.

France’s campaign had a number of high-profile supporters from sports away from golf, including Manchester City’s Patrick Vieira, who outlined France’s Ryder Cup case to sportingintelligence in March, in articles linked here and linked here.

The France 2018 bid emphasised its legacy value, which proved sufficient to see it past an understanably emotional appeal to send the event to Spain in memory of the late, great Seve Ballesteros.

More about the bidding process can be found the European Tour website, and more on the French bid at their website.

.

Sportingintelligence home page

  • LinkedIn
  • Twitter
  • Yahoo Messenger
  • Share/Bookmark

leave a reply

Contact us

Sporting Intelligence PO Box 26676 Helensburgh, G84 4DT United Kingdom

+44 7444 463430

Nick@sportingintelligence.com

LATEST FEATURES

  • GSSS 2016
  • How Giroud tops Vardy, and why Arsenal fail to spend
  • ‘Rio spectacular? I was in dire need of Wogan or Clive James’
  • ‘Watching Budd reunite with nemesis Decker … Yes. I nearly lost it’

FOLLOW US

Back to Top
Clean
Last scanned on:
2013-05-28 11:34:43