The 2012 Ryder Cup tees off Friday morning at Medinah Country Club in suburban Chicago. Foursomes matches begin at 7:20 a.m. CT and continue throughout the morning, with fourball matches scheduled for the afternoon. For those itching to watch the action but stuck without tickets, there are plenty of options.
Friday's matches will be televised on ESPN, beginning at 7:00 a.m. and continuing until the final match ends, approximately 6:30 p.m. Coverage will also be available on ESPN3 and online at Ryder Cup Live. On Saturday and Sunday, the broadcast moves to NBC, but Ryder Cup Live will continue to provide streaming video of the event. NBC coverage is set to begin at 8:00 a.m. Saturday and run until approximately 6:00 p.m. Sunday's coverage of the singles matches starts at noon and runs to 5:00 p.m.
For more information on the teams, format, and history, go to the Official Ryder Cup site.