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Ryder Cup course: Where is Le Golf National? When does Ryder Cup start?

Thomas Bjorn‘s Europe will be looking to reclaim the Ryder Cup trophy after losing at Hazeltine in 2016.

Jim Furyk‘s side have the momentum and will be hoping to replicate what they did under Davis Love III two years ago, where they were victorious by 17 points to 11.

Le Golf National will make for an interesting Ryder Cup contest with water featuring prominently on many of the key holes.

The course can be tough on a good day but any bad weather could really increase the difficulty of scoring.

Where is Ryder Cup course Le Golf National?

Le Golf National is situated about 20 miles south-west of Paris, France.

It marks the first time the Ryder Cup has been held in France but Le Golf National features every year as the site of the European Tour’s French Open.

Players averaged 73.8 strokes on the par-71 course in this year’s French Open, making it the second-hardest course on the European Tour in 2018 (not including majors).

Former European captain Darren Clarke said: “The course itself is such a wonderful test. It’s fair but if you get too aggressive, there’s a lot of water in play.”

When does the Ryder Cup start?

The event gets underway on Friday, September 28 and conclude two days later on Sunday, September 30.

Ryder Cup weather forecast – what will the weather be like at Le Golf National?

Friday:

The teams look set for a clear and sunny day on Friday with temperatures starting at 15 degrees, giving way to highs of around 22.

There’s only a 10 percent chance of rain but wind speeds may pick up in the afternoon.

Saturday:

Similar conditions to Day 1 with just a slight dip in temperature.

However, wind speeds also appear to be down appear with even less chance of rain.

Expect some heavy scoring on Day 2.

Sunday:

Some cloudy weather is expected on the final day and there’s a 20 percent change of rain.

However, it is also anticipated to be least windy day of the Ryder Cup with temperatures rising to about 18 degrees.

How can I watch the Ryder Cup?

Sky Sports will be broadcasting live coverage of the Ryder Cup in the UK.

Existing customers will also be able to stream the action via the Sky Go app, which can be downloaded across a host of iOS and Android devices.

If you don’t have a Sky Sports subscriptions but still wish to tune in, golf fans can purchase a Sky Sports pass through NOW TV.

Day passes, which give you access to Sky Sports channels for 24 hours, cost £7.99 a day, with a weekly pass priced at £12.99 and no locking into a contract.

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