To date the Trust has supported over 35 projects in excess of 30 countries with a fund of £2.2million towards projects ranging from free lessons at European Tour events, junior golf programmes, disabled golf and educational programmes.
To learn more about the various projects which the Ryder Cup European Development Trust has so far supported, please click onto the relevant page to read about how the different organisations are using their funding.
In all cases, whether large or small, money from the Ryder Cup European Development Trust is being used for the development and growth of the game of golf from grassroots to the more elite levels.
Estonian Golf & The Ryder Cup Trust
The PGA of Estonia and Estonian Golf Association were recipients of Ryder Cup European Development Trust funding that aimed to aid the development of golf in Estonia…
Olympics Mission for PGA Pros
All roads lead to Rio for a quartet of PGA Professionals heading to the 2016 Olympics
RCEDT Project Focus: Robert Kalkman Foundation Continues to Develop Dutch Youngsters
The Robert Kalkman Foundation was established in 2007 by former Dutch…
Academy Reaches Out
A Bedfordshire golf academy is taking big strides to bring the sport to Luton’s Asian and eastern Europeans communities.
24th PGAs of Europe Annual Congress Hailed Best Yet
The PGAs of Europe 2013 Annual Congress has received glowing praise from the attending delegates, guests and International Team…
European Tour Roadshows Visit Malta
Three wonderful days getting people trying out of golf have just been held over this holiday weekend at the Tigne Point Shopping Complex. The event was an initiative of The PGA of Malta in coordination with the Malta Golf Association and was made possible through the courtesy of The European Tour, The Ryder Cup European Development Trust, The R&A and The PGAs of Europe.
Portuguese Golf Federation Launches Project Drive
With the objective of promoting the practice of golf among the Portuguese, the Portuguese Golf Federation (FPG) will launch the program Youth Development 2013-2016. The goal is to promote the sport at the youth, involving relevant institutions and civil society.
M2M Russian Open Helps Grow the Game
The M2M Russian Open provided the perfect opportunity to introduce the people of Russia to the game of golf at Tseleevo Golf and Polo Club thanks to free lessons provided by The European Tour, The Ryder Cup European Development Trust, The R&A, The PGAs of Europe and The PGA of Russia.
Italy Opens its Doors to its Golfing Public
New horizons of possibility for the development of golf in Italy opened up recently…thanks to a grant from the Ryder Cup European Development Trust.
Emerging Markets, Emerging World
With golf now an Olympic sport, set to make its debut in 2016, the game is experiencing phenomenal growth in emerging markets particularly amongst the young, so where better than the home of golf, St Andrews, to act as a key destination for European and international youngsters to hone their skills. Emerging World’s St Andrews Youth Golf Camp offers young golfers this opportunity to learn, play and compete at the game’s historical birthplace.