The Ryder Cup 2012 schedule gets started on Friday, September 28th for pro golf fans. The latest edition of the tournament will be held in Chicago of the United States with the US looking to defeat Team Europe for bragging rights this year. There will be Ryder Cup live streaming online coverage and televised presentation thanks to the official website and NBC.
The Ryder Cup 2012 live stream will be offered online starting at 8:20 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time on Friday morning. Televised coverage begins at 8 a.m. EST on ESPN on Friday, with NBC taking over starting at 8:30 a.m. EST Saturday, and 12 p.m. EST on Sunday. That will give fans plenty of ways to catch the action from Chicago as top players like Sergio Garcia, Tiger Woods, Jim Furyk, Bubba Watson, and Rory McIlroy compete on the green.
Currently, the United States is the favorite to win this matchup in terms of the odds. Tiger has the best odds to lead the team in scoring, followed by Stricker and Johnson. Meanwhile, Team Europe has Rory McIlroy leading the odds in terms of their top scorer, followed by Luke Donald and Lee Westwood. Which of these players will put in the most impressive performance when the Ryder Cup begins on Friday?
When it comes to early pairings and match ups, #1 ranked Rory McIlroy will be starting things out on Friday morning. According to ESPN.com, he’ll be joined by Graeme McDowell during the 8:20 a.m. start, as they match up against Jim Furyk and Brandt Snedeker of the United States. US coach Davis Love III spoke about the opening of this famous tournament, saying:
“Obviously, the first tee Friday morning of the Ryder Cup is going to be a pretty exciting, loud place, and we wanted some guys that we felt like could handle that situation and that wanted to get out of the gate and get going. Those are two guys we felt like were perfect for the first time.”
Other early match ups will have Sergio Garcia and Luke Donald against Phil Mickelson and Keegan Bradley, a Ryder Cup rookie. Lee Westwood partners with Francesco Molinari against Zach Johnson and Dufner of the US, while Tiger Woods begins at 9:05 a.m. with Steve Stricker as his partner. They go up against Ian Poulter and Justin Rose of Team Europe.
The live action all gets started at approximately 8 a.m. EST, with the first matchup or tee time officially starting at 8:20 a.m. Will you be watching the Ryder Cup 2012 action live streaming or on TV when it begins on Friday? Which player do you think will have the best performance overall?