Why Is It Called the Ryder Cup?

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The Ryder cup is known with that name because it is named after Samuel Ryder who donated the gold trophy cup and sponsored the golf championship. The Ryder Cup is a biennial competition of golf played between teams from the United States and Europe.
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The Ryder Cup is a trophy in golf that was donated by a man named Samuel Ryder. The "Ryder Cup Matches" takes place every two years, and the cup is up for grabs!
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It is named after Samuel Ryder, a St Albans seed merchant, who made the event official in 1926, after it was initially proposed by golf journalist James Harnett. Hope that does it
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1. Award the hole to the team which shoots the best score on each hole for foursome play. There are eight foursome matches played, with four matches on the first day of play and four
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Ryder cup scoring works by counting the number of hole that are up and the number of holes that need to be completed. Although odd it seems to work for them that are involved!
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