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S4C’s hole in one with highlights from 2010 Ryder Cup

13/09/2010

S4C is set to tee off at The Celtic Manor Resort giving viewers the first opportunity to watch daily free-to-air highlights of The 2010 Ryder Cup.

Book your tee time at 19:00 each night between 30 September and 3 October with the Channel to see the highlights first.

Coverage begins on Wednesday 29 September (21:30) as the Golffio team look ahead to the final preparations of the European and American teams, the behind-the-scenes staff and the supporters before the big tee off.

On the eve of the tournament (Thursday 30 September 19:00), a special preview will include highlights of The Ryder Cup’s glittering Opening Ceremony.

Full coverage of the event including the best of each day’s action on The Twenty Ten Course will be broadcast at 19:00 from Friday (1 October) to Sunday (3 October). The early evening programme will also provide special analysis by a panel of experts as well as revealing the pairings for the following day’s matches.

Late night programmes – featuring daily highlights and analysis – will also broadcast live from the The Celtic Manor Resort during the course of the competition.

The excitement and atmosphere of the event will be brought live to the screen by presenters Gareth Roberts, Rhodri Ogwen Williams, Llinos Lee and Dewi ‘Pws’ Morris. Analysis and discussion will be provided by professional golfers and golf fans, including Siôn Bebb, Louise Davis and Becky Brewerton.

Geraint Rowlands, S4C Content Editor Sport, said: “S4C takes pride in its role as the home of live events of Welsh interest and our extensive coverage of sports in Wales on all levels reflects the dedication. I’m delighted to be able to add daily highlights of The 2010 Ryder Cup at The Celtic Manor Resort– one of the biggest sporting events in the world – by our Golffio team to our provision.”

Chief Executive of Ryder Cup Wales 2010 Ltd, Rob Holt, said: “S4C have been a staunch supporter of The Ryder Cup project in Wales throughout our preparations, with their sponsorship of the S4C Wales Ladies Championship of Europe reaching its fourth year this year. As we approach the event itself, Golffio promises to be an integral part of Welsh sports fan’s viewing schedule.”

S4C is available free-to-air in Wales on Sky 104, Freeview 4, Virgin TV 194 and Freesat 104. Outside Wales, S4C is available on Sky 134 and Freesat 120.

Ends

Golffio and Cwpan Ryder schedules:

Wednesday 29 September

21:30 Golffio

Thursday 30 September

19:00 Cwpan Ryder

Friday 1 October

19:00 Cwpan Ryder 23:05 Cwpan Ryder

Saturday 2 October

19:00 Cwpan Ryder 22:40 Cwpan Ryder

Sunday 3 October

19:00 Cwpan Ryder 23:20 Cwpan Ryder

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