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Stories tagged ‘Richard Hills’


Tuesday, August 13th, 2013

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Spectators from 75 countries will attend The 2014 Ryder Cup

People in 75 countries around the world will today receive news that their ticket application for The 2014 Ryder Cup was successful as the ballot for the event closes


Wednesday, September 21st, 2011

18th hole Le Golf National

Le Golf National confirmed as European Tour Destination

The Host Venue for The 2018 Ryder Cup, situated on the outskirts ofVersaillesnearParis, is the first golf club inFranceto become a member of the network of world-class venues operated under the European Tour Properties banner .....read the full story »


Friday, September 2nd, 2011

(L-R): Richard Hills, European Ryder Cup Director; Richard De Leyser, Managing Director, Rolex UK; Andy Stubbs, Managing Director, European Senior Tour; Rt. Hon Carwyn Jones AM, First Minister of Wales; JR Jones, Deputy Chairman, R&A Championship Committee; Cllr Alana Davies, Bridgend County Borough Council (photo © Steve Pope, Sporting Wales).

Wales to host First Major Championship

The Senior Open Championship presented by Rolex will be played in Wales in 2014 and the Wales Senior Open will return to the European Senior Tour schedule next year through a £5 million agreement between the Welsh Government, The European Tour and The R&A .....read the full story »


Monday, June 20th, 2011

Jonathan Smith, Richard Hills and Edward Kitson with the report at Wentworth Club, on the day of the announcement of the host nation for The 2018 Ryder Cup.

Ryder Cup: Environmental successes come to the fore

Green Drive delivers a lighter footprint event, including 87% recycling rates and a 31% reduction in carbon footprint


Wednesday, May 18th, 2011

From left: Richard Hills Ryder Cup Director; Pascal Grizot, the Chairman of the French 2018 Ryder Cup Bid ; George O'Grady Chief Executive of The European Tour; Chantal Jouanno, the French Minister for Sport; Neil Coles Chairman of the European Tour and Sandy Jones the Chief Executive of the PGA Great Britain and Ireland and the PGA's of Europe. (Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images)

France to host 2018 Ryder Cup

Le Golf National near Paris will host The Ryder Cup in 2018. A critical factor in favour of the French bid was the plan to build 100 urban golf courses, each with 6 to 9 holes, and to boost the number of registered French golfers from 400,000 to 700,000 by 2022,


Thursday, March 24th, 2011

The Rt Hon Carwyn Jones, AM , First Minister of Wales, and Richard Hills, Director, Ryder Cup Europe (©Getty Images)

2010 Ryder Cup was Major Boost to Welsh Economy

Research confirms that the economic impact on Wales as Host Nation was £82.4 million


Thursday, February 24th, 2011

Ryder Cup Director, Richard Hills (photo credit Getty Images)

Ryder Cup 2018 candidates sign Conditional Host Agreements

All five nations bidding to stage The 2018 Ryder Cup have now signed Conditional Host Agreements, in advance of the official announcement at 12.00 noon on 17 May at Wentworth .....read the full story »


Thursday, February 10th, 2011

Richard Hills and George O;Grady

Ryder Cup 2018 Host Nation to be announced Mid May

Ryder Cup Europe will announce the Host Nation for the 2018 Ryder Cup match between Europe and the United States on 17 May,


Monday, February 7th, 2011

Colin Montgomerie and Corey Pavin on unitmod

Charities benefit from The 2010 Ryder Cup

The 2010 Ryder Cup was not only a huge success for Europe on the course; off the fairways it raised more than €1.8 million for charity .....read the full story »


Friday, January 28th, 2011

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New Ryder Cup Logo

Ryder Cup Europe and PGA of America announce new Official Ryder Cup Logo to unify the Brand. The 2012 Ryder Cup will be the first match in the history of the competition to feature a unified logo .....read the full story »


Tuesday, October 26th, 2010

From Left to Right – Richard Hills, Ryder Cup Director, Bid Chairman, Manuel Pinho and Portugal’s Prime Minister, José Socrates

Portuguese PM Backs Ryder Cup Bid

Portugal’s Prime Minister, José Socrates, met top European Tour officials last week to confirm his Government’s and the Portuguese State full support for Portugal’s bid to host the 2018 Ryder Cup .....read the full story »


Tuesday, September 28th, 2010

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2018 Ryder Cup Candidates Reviewed

The five candidate countries who submitted official bids to stage The 2018 Ryder Cup have now undergone a comprehensive and exhaustive Bid Review. The winning candidate will be announced in April 2011 .....read the full story »


Tuesday, September 21st, 2010

Prince of Wales

Prince Charles to Visit The Ryder Cup

The Prince of Wales will attend part of the second official practice day on Wednesday 29 September and will meet Team Captains Colin Montgomerie and Corey Pavin as well as Jim McKenzie, Director of Golf Courses and Estates Management of The Celtic Manor Resort .....read the full story »


Friday, September 17th, 2010

The 5th hole on 2010 Course (photo by David Cannon, Getty Images)

Ryder Cup Green Drive Enters Home Stretch

With only two weeks to go until The Ryder Cup Match, final preparations are under way to ensure the event delivers both sporting drama and environmental performance .....read the full story »


Thursday, September 9th, 2010

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Ryder Cup: Beware Pirate Ticket Operators

Ryder Cup Europe has launched a vigorous campaign to protect companies and the general public from being duped by pirate operators seeking to gain from The 2010 Ryder Cup at The Celtic Manor Resort on 1-3 October .....read the full story »


Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010

Kevin Diss, Sales Director, Philips Electronics UK Limited and Richard Hills, Europe’s Ryder Cup Director

Philips Preferred Supplier to 2010 Ryder Cup

Philips Electronics UK has been named the Preferred Supplier to The 2010 Ryder Cup at The Celtic Manor Resort .....read the full story »


Friday, July 16th, 2010

Little Bulmore Farmhouse at Celtic Manor

Planning Setback for Celtic Manor’s Hopes to Move Ruin

The Celtic Manor Resort’s hopes to move a listed 400-year-old ruin next door to the Ryder Cup clubhouse have been rejected by local councillors against advice from their own officials .....read the full story »


Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010

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Last chance to secure slice of Ryder Cup action

Tickets for The 2010 Ryder Cup match days are now completely sold out – but golf fans still have one final chance to enjoy the competitive action by buying an Official Ryder Cup Hospitality package .....read the full story »


Friday, May 28th, 2010

European Ryder Cup Director Richard Hills (left) and George O’Grady, Chief Executive of The European Tour, with the five bid documents for The 2018 Ryder Cup. (© Getty Images)

Race to host The 2018 Ryder Cup gathers momentum

Ryder Cup Europe has now received the Official Bid Documents from the five candidate countries who have announced their intention to host The 2018 Ryder Cup .....read the full story »


Friday, April 30th, 2010

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France bids to host the 2018 Ryder Cup

The French Golf Federation has officially submitted their bid to host the 2018 Ryder Cup to be played at the Golf National course near Paris .....read the full story »


Tuesday, March 30th, 2010

Sweden withdraws from race to host 2018 Ryder Cup

The organisers cited a weakened economy and insurmountable challenges in terms of sourcing the necessary finances as the reasons for their decision .....read the full story »


Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

Back row (L-R): School Improvement Lead Advisor Gareth Coombes, former Ryder Cup Captain Brian Huggett, Leader of Newport City Council Councillor Matthew Evans, Class Y6CO teacher Claire Orford, Chairman of Ryder Cup Wales John Jermine and Ryder Cup Director Richard Hills. Front row (L-R): St Julian’s Primary Y6CO pupils Tommy Jenkins, Courtney Evans and Lucy Thomas. Picture ©Adrian Reilly

Ryder Cup-themed School Curriculum launched in Newport

The European Tour has joined forces with Newport City Council Local Education Authority to launch a new, bilingual Ryder Cup-themed curriculum to pupils from years two to eight .....read the full story »


Thursday, January 14th, 2010

Richard Hills at Ryder Cup Symposium

Six nations attend 2018 Ryder Cup Symposium

Essential to the bid criteria is a commitment to the development of a world-class golf facility to host The 2018 Ryder Cup.The deadline for the submission of bids has been set for 30 April, 2010


Tuesday, December 15th, 2009

Important Symposium for 2018 Ryder Cup Bidding Nations

The six Bidding Nations – France, Germany, Holland, Portugal, Spain and Sweden – have been invited to The 2018 Ryder Cup Symposium at the Sheraton Heathrow Hotel on 13 January 2010 .....read the full story »


Tuesday, December 1st, 2009

Glenmuir garments

Glenmuir named as Lead Vendor at The 2010 Ryder Cup

Glenmuir will extend their association with The Ryder Cup in 2010 following an agreement between the Scottish clothing specialists and Ryder Cup Europe .....read the full story »