The Ryder Experience, a thrilling division within the International Pairs World Final, is back and more exhilarating than ever! Set to take place in the captivating town of Obidos, Portugal, from 6th to 10th November 2023.

For golfers who share a burning passion for the sport’s rich history and legendary competitions, the Ryder Experience offers an exclusive gateway into the world of the Ryder Cup. Participants will have the chance to rub shoulders with past Ryder Cup Players, experience unparalleled camaraderie, and embark on a once-in-a-lifetime golfing adventure.

They will be hosted at Royal Óbidos Golf Resort & Spa, a truly fitting location for the Ryder Experience. Interestingly, the legendary Ryder Cup Player, and all-time great Seve Ballesteros personally contributed to the design of the Royal Óbidos Golf Course. A mere coincidence? We think not!

Uniting Teams with Ryder Experience Captains

As the sun sets on the first night, players participating in the Ryder Experience will be drawn into one of four teams and introduced to their esteemed Ryder Experience Captain. These legendary captains, revered for their historic contributions to the Ryder Cup, will not only serve as team leaders but also bring their wealth of experience to mentor and inspire their squad members. With Eddie Polland returning in 2023, the stage is set for an intense and spirited competition in Portugal as he aims to successfully defend the Ryder Experience Trophy with his newly assembled team

Who are the past Ryder Cup players that will captain the teams?

The Ryder Experience teams will be under the seasoned leadership of four illustrious past Ryder Cup Players – Manuel Pinero, Costantino Rocca, Eddie Polland, and Ronan Rafferty. Their presence on the course will ignite the competitive spirit, while their guidance will inspire and elevate the performance of each team.

Guided on & off Course by Ryder Cup Legends

During the event, players will have the incredible opportunity to be guided on the course by their Ryder Experience Captain, plan and strategize their game plan in a practice round, and valuable team insights and guidance during their 2 tournament rounds. This unique aspect of the competition allows participants to receive personalized insights and tips from golfing legends, creating an unforgettable and enriching experience. In the evenings the players will have time to mingle and hear some of the most amazing stories from each of the esteemed legends.

A Homecoming of Ryder Cup Legends

Following its tremendous success in 2022, the Ryder Experience proudly welcomes back the esteemed quartet of Costantino Rocca, Manuel Pinero, Eddie Polland, and Ronan Rafferty. These revered legends of the game are eager to captain the four teams that will fiercely contend for the title of 2023 Ryder Experience Champions.

How to Enter?

Golfers interested in being a part of this extraordinary Ryder Experience can register through the International Pairs website. Spots are limited, and participants will have the chance to enter individually or team up with a friend to share in the excitement of this golfing adventure.

The International Pairs 2023 Ryder Experience is set to be an unparalleled event, bringing together golf enthusiasts from around the world to celebrate the spirit of the Ryder Cup and compete alongside past Ryder Cup legends. This ultimate golfing adventure is not to be missed, so secure your spot today and prepare for an unforgettable week of golf, camaraderie, and cherished memories.