The European Tour has organized a match play event to give golfers experience of the format before the Ryder Cup.

The European Tour has organized a match play event to give golfers experience of the format before the Ryder Cup.


VIRGINIA WATERS, England — The 10-man match play format from continental Europe and Britain and Ireland is being revamped to provide a more immersive experience for the Ryder Cups on the European Tour.

The Hero Cup will be held next year from January 13-15 in Abu Dhabi and the teams will be selected by Luke DonaldWho will rule Europe in the Italian Ryder Cup in 2023?

The makeup of the teams will be determined following the European Tour of the season-ending World Tour Championship.

One session of the Hero Trophy will consist of one four-ball session and one session of singles matches, the tour said on Tuesday, with all 20 players participating in each session.

Continental Europe and Britain and Ireland face off in the Sevens Cup – named in honor of Spain’s great golf game. Seven Ballesteros — has eight editions from 2000 to 13.

“One of the first things I did when I was appointed Ryder Cup captain was to restore the team play competition to give future Ryder Cup players, vice-captains and captains experience playing and leading,” Donald said. who took over as captain after his first appointment, Henrik Stensonhas joined the Saudi-backed LIV Golf Series.

“I’ve spoken to players who have pushed for Ryder Cup teams from similar events in the past, as well as a number of former Ryder Cup captains who are strong supporters of how their own captaincy journeys have benefited them.”

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