Adare Manor 6/4 favourite To Host Ryder Cup 2026

Rory McIlroy in action at the Adare Manor charity golf challenge. Picture: Brian Arthur

BoyleSports have made Adare Manor the 6/4 favourite to be the venue for the 2026 Ryder Cup after the course made a bid to host the tournament during their grand re-opening last Friday.

Irish golfers such as Rory McIlroy, Padraig Harrington and Shane Lowry, as well as 2002 Ryder Cup-winning captain Paul McGinley, came out to show their support for the Limerick venue to be 2026 hosts. Both Royal County Down and Royal Portrush are next at 4/1.

Three-time major winner Padraig Harrington may be set to take on a vice-captaincy role for a third time in the Ryder Cup this year, but 2020 is being tipped as his year to lead Europe in the tournament.

Following his declaration of interest in claiming captaincy for Europe in 2020, BoyleSports have made the Dubliner a firm 4/6 favourite to take on the role.

Aoife Heffron, Spokesperson for BoyleSports commented “The Ryder Cup looks set to head to Limerick after the newly refurbished course at Adare Manor expressed an interest to host in 2026 and the odds of 6/4 follow Ireland’s top golfers backing the bid to become a reality.”

She added “Padraig Harrington has said he will put his name in the Ryder Cup Captain ring ‘sooner rather than later’ and despite competition from England’s Lee Westwood (5/1) and Scotland’s Paul Lawrie (6/1) he is the firm frontrunner at 4/6.”

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