How to watch the 2023 Ryder Cup live on TV in the UK and US

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Few events in the sporting world carry the prestige of the Ryder Cup - Getty Images/Jamie Squire

Europe look to reclaim golf’s biggest team prize in Rome having been thrashed by the USA 19-9 at Whistling Straits in 2021 – the biggest margin of victory in the modern era of the tournament.

Team Europe, now led by Luke Donald will be up against Zach Johnson and co with the 2007 Masters champion leading America’s charge.

Donald will hoping to harness home advantage in Italy after their iconic win at Le Golf National in 2018 while the USA will be aiming to capture their first win on European soil since 1993 at the Belfry.

When is the 2023 Ryder Cup?

The 44th Ryder Cup will officially get under way on Friday, September 29 and conclude on Sunday, October 1.

Where is it hosted?

The 44th Ryder Cup will be hosted by Italy, for the first time in its history.

The venue is the Marco Simone Golf and Country Club just outside Rome, which has previously hosted the Italian Open.

How to watch on the TV in the UK

Sky Sports will once again be the home of the Ryder Cup for UK viewers, with all three days of action from Rome delivered on Sky Sports Golf and Sky Sports Main Event with expert analysis.

In 2018, first matches in France went off at 7.10am (BST).

Friday, September 29

  • Live coverage of day one fourballs starts at 6am (BST)

  • Live coverage of day one foursomes starts at 12pm

Saturday, September 30

  • Live coverage of day two fourballs starts at 6am

  • Live coverage of day two foursomes starts at 12pm

Sunday, October 1

  • Live coverage of day three singles starts at 9am

BBC Radio 5-live will also have commentary from the event, with a highlight show to be shown on the BBC each evening.

How to watch on the TV in the United States

NBC and the Golf Channel are the broadcasters and will ensure not one shot is missed for American viewers of the Ryder Cup, with in-depth coverage across every aspect of the action from Rome.

Viewers will either have to stay up late or wake up very early to catch the morning sessions on Friday and Saturday.

When the Ryder Cup was played in France five years ago, play began at 2.10am Eastern Time, with the afternoon sessions starting at a more civilised 7.50am Eastern Time.

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