It was quite a memorable Ryder Cup back in 2010 at Celtic Manor Resort, Wales. Team Europe captured a tightly contested event 14.5 points to 13.5 points over The United States. It’s hard to think that two years has already passed.
But the 2012 Ryder Cup comes back to take place in the United States, at Medinah Country Club in Illinois to be exact.
The biggest names in the game will be there, including Tiger woods, Rory Mcilroy, Phil Mickelson and more, as the United States and Europe will battle it out through two days of team competition, with the third day the singles matches with the most points on the line.
And with the Tour Championship now passed, these players are focused solely on winning and representing their countries.
Oddsmakers have jumped in on this action as well.
2012 Ryder Cup Betting Odds available at Bovada Sportsbook have set the United States as -140 favorites on the moneyline to take back the Ryder Cup. Europe is going off in the role of the underdog at +120 on the payout.
So the lines are pretty close, with oddsmakers believing the Americans have a bit more talent. Europe has a history of doing well in the team events, with the United States historically dominating the singles matches on the final day.
Woods and Mickelson will be joined by Bubba Watson, Jason Dufner, Keegan Bradley, Webb Simpson, Zach Johnson, Matt Kuchar, Hunter Mahan, Dustin Johnson, Brandt Snedeker, and Steve Stricker.
For Team Europe, McIlroy will be joined by Luke Donald, Justin Rose, Lee Westwood, Graeme McDowell, Paul Lowrie, Sergio Garcia, Francesco Molinari, Peter Hanson, Martin Kaymer, Ian Poulter, and Nicolas Colsaerts.
Here is how the 2012 Ryder Cup Will break down
Day 1 – There will be 4 foursome matches alternate short in the morning session, with 4 foursome matches of better ball in the afternoon.
Day 2 – There will be 4 foursome matches of alternate shot in the morning and 4 fourball matches of best ball in the afternoon.
Day 3- All 24 players will be on the course in singles matches, each worth one point.