NOV 2020 - SEPT 2021
THE RYDER CUP
WALK IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF LEGENDS
As a result of our status as a Worldwide Supplier of the Ryder Cup, we’re thrilled to announce The Ryder Cup Sim Series! This golf simulator tournament will allow participants to walk in the footsteps of legends while playing iconic Ryder Cup venues. This series features a sequence of events that narrows the field to our winning team.
Did we mention we’re giving the winning team access to the 43rd Ryder Cup? The winning team will square off in an aboutGOLF simulator—on-site at the event—to determine the tournament grand champion!
How It Works
BE IN THE GAME
Play the aG Tour in Four Easy Steps
Get the aG Locker app
In the aG Locker app, buy your aG Tour subscription for aG Skins – the currency aG uses for event entry
Find an aG Tour location near you
Sign up with three aG Skins and compete for cash
Let's Talk Prizes
The winning team of the match will win a trip to the 43rd Ryder Cup!
During the Ryder Cup at Whistling Straights, the winning team members will have a chance to step into an aboutGOLF simulator to win the title of The Ryder Cup Sim Series Champion and our top-of-the-line simulator: the aG Curve.
More details coming soon.
PLAY THE GAME
The Main Events
NOV – FEB 2020
Qualifier Round 1
An open tournament where any player can enter to qualify for a spot in The Ryder Cup Sim Series Qualifier Round 2. Players will need to play every hole of each of the six available courses at least once. Players have an unlimited number of attempts to log their best score.
JAN – MAR 2021
Qualifier Round 2
An intense, invitation-only playoff between the top 50% of players from The Ryder Cup Sim Series Qualifier Round 1. Players will have twelve weeks to complete six courses.
APR – JUN 2021
Qualifier Round 3
During this invitation-only event, top 30 players from the Ryder Cup Sim Series Qualifier will play for one of 24 spots in The Ryder Cup Match. At the conclusion of this event, Red and Blue team leaders and teams will be decided.
JULY – SEPT 2021
The top 24 players from The Ryder Cup Sim Series Qualifier Round 3 will be divided into two teams to play off in the traditional Ryder Cup format. The Red and Blue teams will compete for the championship title.
SEPT 21 – SEPT 26, 2021
The winning team from The Ryder Cup Sim Series Match will be invited to the 43rd Ryder Cup. They’ll also have a chance to hop in an aboutGOLF simulator on location to play off for the title of The Ryder Cup Sim Series Champion.
We will announce The Ryder Cup Sim Series Winner!
This gorgeous golf course is the only venue selected to host The Ryder Cup twice, with their second appearance scheduled for 2029. This course was founded in 1962 to act as a national stage for golf, and it has exceeded expectations.
Le Golf National (L’Albatros)
This 18-hole course near Paris, France, was designed by architects Hubert Chesneau and Robert Von Hagge, in collaboration with Pierre Thevenin. While you may worry about the slick greens and undulating fairways, it’s the final four holes—surrounded by water hazards—that present a real challenge.
The Centenary (designed by 18-major winner, Jack Nicklaus) hosted The Ryder Cup in 2014, and it’s been called “the perfect combination of Scottish and American design.” Don’t let the dazzling landscapes distract you from the subtle complexity of this masterfully designed course.
The Ocean Course
The 1991 Ryder Cup Championship hosted at Kiawah Island was dubbed “The War by the Shore” and placed in the top five tournaments of the decade by Golf World magazine. A classic argument for perfecting the short game, this tournament came down to a 6-foot putt.
Bethpage Black is on the schedule for the 2024 Ryder Cup. The Black Course was designed by golf architect A.W. Tillinghast and renovated by Rees Jones in 1997. It has consistently ranked in the top 100 Greatest Golf Courses in America list by Golf Digest and was named the #8 public course in America.
This walking-only, links style course was designed by Pete Dye. The Straits at Whistling Straits® was ranked #3 in Golf Digest’s 2019/2020 America's 100 Greatest Public Golf Courses, #5 in GolfWeek’s 2018 Best Resort Courses, and #21 in Golf Digest’s 2019/2020 America's 100 Greatest Courses and will host the 2021 Ryder Cup.
KNOW THE GAME
Handicaps will not be considered throughout The Ryder Cup Sim Series.
Courses will be scored using USGA stroke-play rules, and tiebreakers will be decided using USGA guidelines and recommendations.
aG Skins will be required to enter The Ryder Cup Sim Series. They will be available for purchase on the aG Locker app, and you can read more about them here.
For important Instructions, FAQs, Rules & Regulations, visit our aG Tour page.