Tag Archives: Ryder Cup

The History of Sport 1927: Babe Ruth hits sixty home runs for the all conquering Yankees, the first Ryder Cup, Greyhound Derby, Champion Hurdle and World table tennis championship, the ‘Long Count’ heavyweight title fight.

  Some of the main events in sport in 1927 In football Cardiff City 1–0 Arsenal in the final of the FA Cup.  This victory remains the only time the competition has been won by a club outside England. New … Continue reading

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Sports History Chronicle Awards: Sporting Highlights of 2012

This award is a personal selection of the moments and events that I enjoyed most or made the biggest impression on me. Some are the famous moments of the year, others are less obvious. These are some of my favourites … Continue reading

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Golf: Ryder Cup Records

The first Ryder Cup took place in 1927 between Great Britain and the USA. From 1973 to 1977 Irish golfers joined the British team. In 1979 the match became one between Europe and the USA. Team Records The USA have … Continue reading

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