The United States could use a three-match winning streak of its own to rebuild confidence and prove there's reason to keep the Ryder Cup on a. The Ryder Cup is here, and it is going to be spectacular. This we know. But what some of you might not know is how the event is actually. The Ryder Cup is a biennial men's golf competition between teams from Europe and the United . A Ryder Cup "Deed of Trust" was drawn up formalising the rules of the contest, while each of the PGA The winner of each match scores a point for his team, with half a point each for any match that is tied after the 18 holes.