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Ryder Cup 2014: TV coverage, livestream, start times

Every match of this year's Ryder Cup from Gleneagles in Scotland will be shown live in the United States for the first time. Team USA leads the all-time series 25-12-2.

Golf Channel will broadcast the Friday matches and NBC will handle the Saturday and Sunday matches, providing 26 1/2 total hours of live coverage.

Here’s what you need to know before the event:

Where: PGA Centenary Course at the Gleneagles Hotel in Perthshire, Scotland

When: Sept. 26-28.

Captains: Paul McGinley (Europe), Tom Watson (USA)

Course length: 7,262 yards

Par: 36-36-72

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Format: Match play

Day 1 – 4 foursome matches and 4 fourball matches
Day 2 – 4 foursome matches and 4 fourball matches
Day 3 – 12 singles matches

Defending champion: Europe (needs 14 points to retain championship)

TV schedule: Friday: 2:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. EDT | Golf Channel
Saturday: 3 a.m. to 1 p.m. EDT | NBC
Sunday: 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. EDT | NBC

Livestream: NBC Sports Live Extra

Field: 24 players (12 for each side)


Thomas Bjørn, Denmark
Jamie Donaldson, Wales
Victor Dubuisson, France
Stephen Gallacher, Scotland
Sergio García, Spain
Martin Kaymer, Germany
Graeme McDowell, Northern Ireland
Rory McIlroy, Northern Ireland
Ian Poulter, England
Justin Rose, England
Henrik Stenson, Sweden
Lee Westwood, England

United States:

Keegan Bradley, Jupiter, Florida
Rickie Fowler, Jupiter, Florida
Jim Furyk, Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
Zach Johnson, St. Simons Island, Georgia
Matt Kuchar, St. Simons Island, Georgia
Hunter Mahan, Colleyville, Texas
Phil Mickelson, Rancho Sante Fe, California
Patrick Reed, Spring, Texas
Webb Simpson, Charlotte, North Carolina
Jordan Spieth, Dallas, Texas
Jimmy Walker, San Antonio, Texas
Bubba Watson, Orlando, Florida

Favorite: Europe

Purse: None

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