The Ryder Cup is back after an extended break because of the coronavirus pandemic, with the U.S. leading 3-1 after Friday’s foursomes, and four four-ball matches underway. Not sure what that means? Read on.

Emotions tend to run high during the United States vs. Europe match-play competition, and it’s the only tournament in golf where scenes such as the one below are not only expected but encouraged.

Casual golf fans who are used to stroke play may be a little confused by match play, but we’re here to help the uninitiated get up to speed with everything you need to know about the 2021 Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits.

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What to know

  • What is the Ryder Cup?
  • When is the Ryder Cup?
  • What is the Ryder Cup schedule?
  • How can I watch the Ryder Cup?
  • What are the Ryder Cup pairings?
  • Where is this year’s Ryder Cup being played?