Does the Ryder Cup mean more to Europeans than Americans?

Does the Ryder Cup mean more to Europeans than Americans?
 

It’s a poorly kept secret that the Ryder Cup remains a far bigger deal in Great Britain and Ireland than in the United States, where the event is routinely overshadowed by the ratings-grabbing bluster of the NFL and college football, the business end of baseball’s regular-season and even the opening of NBA training camps.
Golf writer Stephanie Wei believes the disparity in interest between Europe and the United States is down to cultural differences.
“The last Ryder Cup at Hazeltine, there were Europeans singing songs on the first tee,” Wei says. “They had a song for each American, too.... read more

 
27 September 2018 in Sport, Views: 49
Source: Guardian
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