One of the golf’s toughest assignments, the Ryder Cup is an enormous challenge for the participating golfers. Organized every two years at alternating venues, teams from the United States and Europe are challenging one another. Read on and place your early bet on the European team on Bet365 Sportsbook.
The Ryder Cup is the most important biennial men’s golf competition. Qualification for the event is based on overall performance. Team Europe is the reigning cup holder after its victory in 2018 at Golf National. The United States is the host of the 43rd Ryder Cup from September 25 to 27, 2020. For the next edition, Ryder Cup 2020 betting odds look like this:
In the last 20 matches, the European Team took 11 wins
The tournament was established back in 1927. Actually, in the beginning, the event was played exclusively between Great Britain and the United States. In the history of the competition, the United States took the majority of the wins. The American team (1.72) has won 26 out of 42 matches. However, since more European golfers are involved, their team (2.37) won 11 out of 20 matches, with one match tied.
Being a match play event, each match is worth one point. The player that completes the hole in the lowest number of shots is the winner of that hole. Altogether, there are 28 matches held over three days.
Steve Stricker will captain the 2020 team
Those who follow the Ryder Cup might know that the team captains play a very important role in the game. The captain is always a professional golfer who chooses players and playing order. Obviously, only a truly skilled, resourceful, and committed figure can take the team to win. On the other hand, the role also means enormous responsibility and taking risks.
Eager to reclaim the Ryder Cup 2020, the 51 year-year-old Stricker will represent the PGA. The former world no. 1 is truly passionate about the outstanding golf competition. The legendary player captained the US team to victory in the 2017 Presidents Cup.
Confident and straightforward, Stricker is really looking forward to standing the challenge and reach the best possible result. He took part in the Ryder Cup three times already, contributing to taking the trophy in 2008.
Pádraig Harrington is the official European Captain for The 2020 Ryder Cup
The three-time Major Champion has an outstanding Ryder Cup career. Harrington represented Europe six times as a player. Additionally, four of those events were victorious for the European team, in 2002, 2004, 2006 and 2010. The player made his Ryder Cup debut in 1991. The former European No. 1 has collected over 30 titles worldwide, fulfilled the role of the Vice-Captain on the Ryder three times.
Acknowledging his results, Harrington is ready to take his game to another level. Having the support and respect of the players, the captain takes the chance as progress. After all, he is the second man from the Republic of Ireland to take on the hat of the captain.
Online sportsbook sites in the EU predicts that Europe will keep its winning position. Certainly, both captains know what are they doing, but Harrington will lead his team towards the trophy. Ryder Cup 2020 betting odds are available on Bet365 Sportsbook, so you might want to check that out.