Ryder Cup ground rules

Updated 9/27/2012 7:59 PM

Ground rules to follow

Here is a glance at the various rules in place during the 39th Ryder Cup competition at Medinah Country Club, along with safety tips for spectators:


Smoking policy

Smoking is allowed in outdoor areas only. Smoking is not permitted on pavilion patios.

Camera policy

No cameras are allowed during tournament play.

What you can bring in:

One bottle of water with an unbroken seal per spectator.

Rules on the course:

• Stay behind gallery ropes and cooperate with the marshals.

• Kneel or sit if you are in the front rows.

• Spectators must remain still throughout each shot and do not move until all players in the group have played or holed out.

• Walk carefully, never run.

• Display your ticket or badge at all times.

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