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The Ryder Cup 2025

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26th - 28th Sep 2025

The 2025 Ryder Cup

Bethpage Black - New York, USA

The Ryder Cup is internationally recognized as one of the most fiercely contested tournaments in the annals of golf, and witnessing this event firsthand is an unparalleled opportunity. The crème de la crème of golfers are subjected to the ultimate examination in a match that necessitates unwavering determination, exceptional skill, and unwavering dedication to the sport. While the players deliver an unforgettable spectacle, it is the presence of the crowd that truly elevates the Ryder Cup to extraordinary heights, and you have the chance to be a part of it with Your Golf Travel.

There are few courses in the world that have the infamy of Bethpage Black, this will be an incredible Ryder Cup venue. One of the most famous landmarks on the property is before you’ve even hit a ball, the sign that reads, "The Black Course Is An Extremely Difficult Course Which We Recommend Only For Highly Skilled Golfers."

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Our Ryder Cup Experience package includes a 4 night stay at New York Marriott Marquis, where luxury meets convenience.

The Ryder Cup Express train ensures seamless transport to Bethpage with private in-station hospitality areas guaranteeing a VIP experience.

All daily Ticket holders will receive a wristband upon entry to the course which can be used to redeem entree, snack, and non-alcoholic beverage items at all on-course concession venues.

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Ryder Cup 2025 Experience

4 Nights at New York Marriott Marquis

✅ Ryder Cup Tickets (Thu, Fri, Sat & Sun)
✅ Daily Ryder Cup Express Transfer
✅ Private Train Station Hospitality
✅ 24 Hour Concierge Service
✅ Welcome & Event Party

(Per person price based on 3 sharing a Triple Room)

from £5595

Ryder Cup 2025 Experience

4 Nights at New York Marriott Marquis

✅ Ryder Cup Tickets (Thu, Fri, Sat & Sun)
✅ Daily Ryder Cup Express Transfer
✅ Private Train Station Hospitality
✅ 24 Hour Concierge Service
✅ Welcome & Event Party

(Per person price based on 2 sharing a Twin Room)

from £5995

Ryder Cup 2025 Experience

4 Nights at New York Marriott Marquis

✅ Ryder Cup Tickets (Thu, Fri, Sat & Sun)
✅ Daily Ryder Cup Express Transfer
✅ Private Train Station Hospitality
✅ 24 Hour Concierge Service
✅ Welcome & Event Party

(Single Room)

from £7345

The Your Golf Travel Ryder Cup Experience

We here at Your Golf Travel are all about ensuring the very best experience when attending The Ryder Cup. Our Expert Events Team are on-site, available 24/7, to deliver an unforgettable trip to what will no doubt be one of the greatest editions of The Ryder Cup.

Our Tournament Experiences include private events, meet-and-greets and access to Ryder Cup legends all as part of your Ryder Cup Experience. With the likes of Darren Clarke, Lee Westwood, Ian Woosnam and Jamie Donaldson all joining in recent years, a trip with Your Golf Travel to The Ryder Cup is sure to be one that lives long in the memory.

2025 will see our Journey with Jamie Experiences enabling you to watch the world's greatest team event with the person who claimed the winning point at Gleneagles. Speak to our Golf Travel Experts to find out more.

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The 2025 Ryder Cup venue

Golf at Bethpage goes back to the great depression and for decades has been a famous golfing destination for New Yorkers. It was one of those city secrets as it is so close to the Big Apple, however the gaze of the global golfing world turned to the course in 2002 and the secret was out. That year the US Open was held at Bethpage Black and only one player managed to end the week under par, Tiger Woods.

The crowds that week were incredible, those New Yorkers again, and it created a tremendous atmosphere. This led to the return of the event in 2009 and had everyone talking about the difficulty of Bethpage Black. Since then the course has become more and more infamous to the point where it now has a firm place on the PGA TOUR schedule.

In 2019, the newly rescheduled PGA Championship was held at the Black Course and was won by Brooks Koepka. That week the course didn’t look so difficult for Brooks as he posted the lowest 36-hole score in championship history with a 63 and a 65, there’s something for you to aim to match. He would go on to win that week by two shots and take his fourth major.

There is no doubt that this will be an outstanding US Ryder Cup venue. One factor that will be important is the Team USA captain and the players he has to choose from. Ryder Cup rules say that the home captain can set up the course however he wants. Usually, in the US, that means an even tamer set-up than the usual PGA TOUR which means barely any rough and plenty of room to miss.

If this happens, it will make the course much more playable but will make for a less characterful Bethpage Black. Ideally the course will be configured more along the lines of a US Open. This would mean narrow fairways and high rough. It would mean that match play ties would require nerves of steel and holes could be lost quickly. Here’s hoping that is what we will see.

One of the big factors of a Ryder Cup near New York will be the rowdy fans. The Europeans can expect a really tough time from the New Yorkers as they egg on their men to lift the Samuel Ryder Trophy.

About Bethpage - Black Course

Firstly, this is a public course owned by the city. It is part of Bethpage State Park and anyone is welcome to come and play one of the five courses on the property. The best thing about Bethpage Black, by far, is that you will never play a Ryder Cup host course for such little money. A round here will only cost you $150 and if you can do a midweek twilight tee time, it is just $78! Another great plus is that you have to walk this course, no golf carts here, this is old school proper golf.

So, you’ve seen the sign, got the obligatory picture of it and you’re ready to test your skills against the beast that Brooks tamed. How does the course play and what is your best way to navigate it?

Well firstly, you’ll want to hit it straight. This course was partly designed by A.W. Tillinghast and has his trademark large and punishing bunkers dotted around the course for you to navigate around. Although this is a parkland course, there is a links-ish feel to the turf which Long Island is known for.

There is no getting away from the fact that this course is more suited to better golfers. If you’re not a single-figure handicapped golfer, for example, you can still enjoy this course and the experience of playing such a famous course, just don’t expect to post your best score ever.

Course
Bethpage - Black Course
Par
71
Yardage
7468
Designer
A. W. Tillinghast
Opening year
1936
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Bethpage - Black Course
New York, America

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Anticipated Tournament Schedule for the 2025 Ryder Cup

Key:

  • Practice Round
  • Tournament Round

Tue 23 Sep

Ryder Cup Practice Day

Practice round of the Ryder Cup at Bethpage Black, New York, USA

9:00 a.m. onwards - Players may practice at any hole during these times and may or may not play all holes.

Wed 24 Sep

Ryder Cup Practice Day

Practice round of the Ryder Cup at Bethpage Black, New York, USA

9:00 a.m. onwards - Players may practice at any hole during these times and may or may not play all holes.

Thu 25 Sep

Opening Ceremony

Opening Ceremony of the Ryder Cup at Bethpage Black, New York, USA

9:00 a.m. onwards - Players may practice at any hole during these times and may or may not play all holes.

Fri 26 Sep

Ryder Cup Friday (Foursomes & Four Ball matches)

Day 1 of the Ryder Cup at Bethpage Black, New York, USA

Gates Open (approximately): 6:30am

Sat 27 Sep

Ryder Cup Saturday (Foursomes & Four Ball matches)

Day 2 of the Ryder Cup at Bethpage Black, New York, USA

Gates Open (approximately): 6:30am

Sun 28 Sep

Ryder Cup Sunday (Final Day Singles)

Day 3 of the Ryder Cup at Bethpage Black, New York, USA

Gates Open (approximately): 6:30am

How to get to the 2025 Ryder Cup

New York is one of the easiest cities in the world to get to so this is a great venue for European fans to experience an American Ryder Cup. From the city it is just a short trip out to Long Island and to Bethpage Statepark.

You can fly to New York from most large airports in the UK so you will have plenty of options when it comes to planning your trip.

London to New York City

8 hrs

Destination Airport

JFK or EWR

Times Square to Brooklyn Bridge

15 mins

Brooklyn Bridge to Bethpage

45 mins

What to do in New York

One of the most obvious things to consider doing is taking in the other sports that will be on offer. Around the time of the Ryder Cup, your choices will be ice hockey, basketball or American football. Some of the world’s most famous teams call New York home and this is your chance to see them in all of their glory whilst taking in the best golf event there is.

If culture is more your thing then you could check out a show on Broadway or visit one of the many museums of the city. Another one of the biggest draws of the Big Apple is the incredible food scene on offer. Some of the finest restaurants in the world are on offer and if you are a foodie you must take advantage.

Finally, you have to visit the famous landmarks that are synonymous with the city. Take in the Chrysler and Empire State Buildings, the Statue of Liberty and Times Square to name but a few. You won’t be short of options during this trip.

Check out a show on Broadway
Check out a show on Broadway
Watch an American Football game
Watch an American Football game
Visit the famous landmarks that are synonymous with the city
Visit the famous landmarks that are synonymous with the city

Where to play golf in New York

There are many great golf courses in the area so you will be able to play some golf as well as watch it. One of the best places to play is Trump Golf Links at Ferry Point, this incredible Jack Nicklaus Signature design has views of Manhattan that you can’t believe until you see it. As the name suggests, this is a links-style course and it is pure luxury.

If you’re looking for another course with major heritage then Eisenhower Park Red Course has hosted Champions Tour majors and is a really enjoyable course. This course has plenty of doglegs to defend it so bring your best tactical game and you will have fun here. Another great golfing experience in New York is Pelham Bay and Split Rock, this 36-hole pair have glorious and unexpected wildlife in such a city environment and make for an unforgettable couple of rounds. Each of these courses are around 6,500 yards and, although municipals are as good as most private courses.

It is worth noting that some of the most famous and prestigious courses in the USA are on Long Island. You won’t be able to get onto them unless you know some well-connected people or a member, but you could pop by and see if you can have a look around. Shinnecock Hills, The National Golf Links of America and Friar’s Head are all examples of super-exclusive courses in the area that take full advantage of the wonderful sandy turf of Long Island.

Golf in America

Scotland may be the home of golf but the USA is certainly the ‘holiday home of golf’. More than half of the golf courses in the world are in the US and in recent years some truly incredible new tracks have been added to that list.

Every state in America has its own share of outstanding courses but there are some real hot spots that you should visit if you are in the country. For good weather and a great choice of courses, Florida is a great option for a golf trip.

There are thousands of courses in the Sunshine State and some really famous places to play. One particular stand out are the courses at Streamsong Resort or you could play another famous PGA TOUR course, TPC Sawgrass. The Bandon region of Oregon is now firmly on the golfing map with some masterpieces like Bandon Dunes and The Pacific Dunes.

Another great place to play is South Carolina where you have all the courses of Myrtle Beach as well as the incredible Pinehurst Resort or Kiawah Island. Some of these names evoke memories of incredible moments in golf from major championships to previous Ryder Cup battles.

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Recent Ryder Cup History

Year Venue Europe (Pts) USA (Pts) Winner

2023

Marco Simone Golf & Country Club, Rome, Italy

16½

11½

🇪🇺 Europe

2021

Whistling Straits, Wisconsin, USA

9

19

🇺🇸 USA

2018

Le Golf National, Paris, France

17½

10½

🇪🇺 Europe

2016

Hazeltine National, Minnesota, USA

11

17

🇺🇸 USA

2014

Gleneagles, Perthshire, Scotland

16½

11½

🇪🇺 Europe

2012

Medinah, Illinois, USA

14½

13½

🇪🇺 Europe

2010

Celtic Manor, Newport, Wales

14½

13½

🇪🇺 Europe

2008

Valhalla, Kentucky, USA

16½

11½

🇺🇸 USA

2006

The K Club, Kildare, Ireland

18½

🇪🇺 Europe

2004

Oakland Hills, Michigan, USA

18½

🇪🇺 Europe

2002

The Belfry, Sutton Coldfield, England

15½

12½

🇪🇺 Europe

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