Gwent Police hail green Ryder Cup escort

5:20pm Thursday 7th October 2010

GWENT police officers turned to pedal power to provide an escort for Prince Charles at the Ryder Cup last week.

RYDER CUP: Green staff saved the tournament

South Wales Argus: UNSUNG HEROES: The Celtic Manor ground staff clear the water from the course

5:10pm Tuesday 5th October 2010

THEY are the unsung heroes without whom the Ryder Cup would never have finished. So as the competition reached its climax, it may appear strange that the green staff were not revelling in the glory of their success but were hidden away in a portable office off Bulmore Road and the fifth green.

RYDER CUP: Sir Terry’s praise for staff

South Wales Argus: LOOKING AHEAD: Sir Terry Matthews

11:10am Tuesday 5th October 2010

CELTIC Manor Resort chairman Sir Terry Matthews said everybody involved in organising the competition was “deeply disappointed” by the weather.

RYDER CUP: Wales delivered - Monty

10:34am Tuesday 5th October 2010

THE world was watching and Wales delivered, that was the verdict of Colin Montgomerie at the end of an action-packed week at the Celtic Manor.

Thousands flock to city's golf fanzone

3:20pm Monday 4th October 2010

THOUSANDS of people attended the city centre Fan Zone over the weekend.

Gwent golf clubs see boost in business

12:40pm Monday 4th October 2010

SEVERAL golf clubs a short distance away from the Celtic Manor have reported an increase in business during the competition.

RYDER CUP: Extra trains between Newport and Cardiff

12:19pm Monday 4th October 2010

EXTRA train services will be running between Newport and Cardiff today to cope with extra Ryder Cup traffic.

Newport pupils get Ryder Cup-inspired lessons

South Wales Argus: GOLF SHOW: Malpas Court Primary pupils perform the Ryder Cup musical 'Og and the Cup of Good Fortune'

11:20am Monday 4th October 2010

PUPILS at schools across Newport are currently learning a Ryder Cup-themed curriculum.

Supporters left waiting by safety fears

South Wales Argus: DELAY: Golf fans at Newport railway station

10:50am Monday 4th October 2010

RYDER Cup visitors were left waiting in their cars at park and rides or milling around Newport railway station yesterday when the Celtic Manor was temporarily closed amid safety fears because of slippery conditions. MELISSA JONES and CHRIS WOOD report.

EDITORIAL COMMENT: Don't knock this Ryder Cup

South Wales Argus: EDITORIAL COMMENT: Any excuse for Post Office sell-off

10:30am Monday 4th October 2010

WE find ourselves baffled again with the London-based media obsession as to why the Ryder Cup should not have been held in Wales in October.

Plans were in place for bad weather - Ryder Cup Wales

9:58am Monday 4th October 2010

RYDER Cup Wales Chief Executive, Rob Holt, said contingency plans for the tournament’s extension into Monday had always been part of the preparation process.

Newport hotels pull out stops for golf fans

9:40am Monday 4th October 2010

HOTELIERS in Newport say they are doing their best to find golf fans an extra nights accommodation as the Ryder Cup enters its forth day today.

RYDER CUP TRAFFIC: Delays between J27 and J26

9:40am Monday 4th October 2010

TRAFFIC is stop-start on M4 Eastbound between J27 B4591 (Highcross) and J26 A4042 / A4051 (Malpas Road).

RYDER CUP TRAFFIC: Queues on M4 at J29

8:54am Monday 4th October 2010

QUEUES are reported this morning on the A48(M) and the M4 around J29.

RYDER CUP: Police warning on course conditions

8:20am Monday 4th October 2010

Gwent Police advise that conditions at the Celtic Manor have improved, but are still very wet underfoot.

RYDER CUP UPDATE: Some fans will miss fourth day

3:13pm Sunday 3rd October 2010

WITH an unprecedented fourth day of play on the cards, many fans will not be able to attend as they have work or must travel home, but chief executive of the PGA of America Joe Steranka said this will not affect US visitors impressions of Wales.

RYDER CUP UPDATE: Frustration at railway station as fans await decision

1:33pm Sunday 3rd October 2010

THE mood at Newport railway station was one of frustration as fans waited patiently for Ryder Cup officials to make a decision about the day's action.

RYDER CUP: Access to course only from East park and ride

12:30pm Sunday 3rd October 2010

ACCESS to the course is only allowed from the East park and ride at Llanwern between 6am and 3pm and for rail passengers arriving at Newport train station.

Ryder Cup downpour 'unlucky'

2:26pm Saturday 2nd October 2010

EUROPEAN Tour chief executive George Mr O'Grady defended the decision to hold the Ryder Cup in Wales in October calling Friday's weather "unlucky."

RYDER CUP: Swiss supporter gets stars to sign up

2:00pm Saturday 2nd October 2010

THERE are no Swiss players taking part in this year’s Ryder Cup, but a sportsman from that country seems to have made quite an impression on many of the competitors.

Ryder Cup fans learn to live without mobiles

1:30pm Saturday 2nd October 2010

THERE were a number of frantic visitors to the lost property tent yesterday, in search of something extremely valuable - their pregnant wives.

RYDER CUP: Blackwood teen is driver to the stars

12:20pm Saturday 2nd October 2010

ONE Gwent resident with the best view of proceedings is 19-year-old Rhys Davies from Blackwood.

RYDER CUP: Rain can't spoil 'once-in-a-lifetime experience'

South Wales Argus: SUCH A SHAME: The umbrellas had to come out yesterday

11:42am Saturday 2nd October 2010

IT was a turbulent first day for the 45,000 spectators at Ryder Cup yesterday, with torrential rain putting pay to the majority of the play because of a waterlogged course.

'No refund for ticket holders' - Ryder Cup

11:20am Saturday 2nd October 2010

RYDER Cup said that under the terms and conditions of the 2010 Ryder Cup ticket holders are not entitled to a refund.

'Ryder Cup sign stays' - Newport estate agent

South Wales Argus: OFFENDING ARTICLE: The Roberts and Co sign overlooking the Celtic Manor

12:53pm Friday 1st October 2010

A NEWPORT businessman says he will not remove a sign advertising his business in the grounds of his home which is opposite the 2010 Ryder Cup golf course.

Paddy Power advert row cost council £4,000

South Wales Argus: Paddy Power must remove Ryder Cup sign by tomorrow

10:56am Friday 1st October 2010

A ROW over an advertising hoarding overlooking the 18th hole of the Ryder Cup cost a Gwent council more than £4,000, it was revealed yesterday.

RYDER CUP TRAFFIC: Operation to move 45,000 golf fans begins

6:30am Friday 1st October 2010

THE massive operation to get 45,000 golf fans into the Celtic Manor for the Ryder Cup swings into action this morning.

Celtic Manor ‘most important site in Wales’ – Sir Terry

South Wales Argus: Sir Terry Matthews

2:50pm Thursday 30th September 2010

OWNER of the Celtic Manor Sir Terry Matthews described the site as “the most important corner of Wales”, saying he would be “nuts” to sell it after hosting the major event.

Ryder Cup chart battle hots up

2:20pm Thursday 30th September 2010

AS the competition hots up on the Celtic Manor course, a Ryder Cup battle is also being played out in the charts.

Ryder Cup cruise liner checks in

South Wales Argus: FLOATING HOTEL: Le Diamant at Newport docks

12:33pm Thursday 30th September 2010

THIS is the luxury five-star cruise liner which arrived at Newport Docks yesterday lunchtime.

Prince Charles gives Celtic Manor Royal stamp of approval

10:50am Thursday 30th September 2010

The Prince of Wales gave Newport's Ryder Cup venue the royal stamp of approval yesterday.

Stellar line-up wows Millennium Stadium for Ryder Cup gala

South Wales Argus: Image from PictureGalleryModule_ID:3144313

10:50am Thursday 30th September 2010

ORGANISERS of the Welcome to Wales concert at Cardiff's Millennium Stadium pulled out all the stops to bring Wales' biggest stars to the opening event of Ryder Cup.

Bill Clinton, Bruce Willis and more set for Celtic Manor

South Wales Argus: HEART OP: Bill Clinton

10:35am Thursday 30th September 2010

HOLLYWOOD A-listers are rolling in to town for a star-studded Ryder Cup banquet at the Celtic Manor Resort on Saturday night.

Ryder Cup 'great for Wales' - Catherine Zeta-Jones

South Wales Argus: PRAISE: Catherine Zeta Jones at the concert last night

9:42am Thursday 30th September 2010

CATHERINE Zeta-Jones last night said the Ryder Cup was great for Wales and praised the fantastic facilities at the Celtic Manor, as she arrived at the Welcome to Wales concert in Cardiff.

Welsh stars line up for Ryder Cup concert

11:24pm Wednesday 29th September 2010

CATHERINE Zeta Jones and Katherine Jenkins were among the Welsh stars at the Ryder Cup gala concert in Cardiff tonight.

Landlord serves up Ryder Cup brew

South Wales Argus: TOURNAMENT TIPPLE: Landlord Rod Hughes

3:49pm Wednesday 29th September 2010

A NEWPORT landlord is selling a range of Ryder Cup-inspired beers in a bid to get local people to enter into the spirit of the tournament.

Paddy Power must remove Ryder Cup sign by tomorrow

South Wales Argus: Paddy Power must remove Ryder Cup sign by tomorrow

2:33pm Wednesday 29th September 2010

BOOKMAKER Paddy Power was today told it must remove its advertising hoarding facing the Celtic Manor resort.

Prince to greet golf captains at Ryder launch

South Wales Argus: The Prince of Wales has been vocal in support of environmentally-friendly ideas.

1:49pm Wednesday 29th September 2010

THE Prince of Wales tees off Ryder Cup festivities today when he meets and greets the captains of the two opposing teams.

RYDER CUP: 30,000 get glimpse of golf stars

South Wales Argus: TIGER HUNT: Crowds surround Tiger Woods as he tees off

12:54pm Wednesday 29th September 2010

THE first practice day ahead of the Ryder Cup proved a hit with visitors, as locals gear up for thousands more fans when the competition begins. NATALIE CROCKETT, JESSICA BEST and ALISON SANDERS report.

Newport students get chance to show Ryder Cup style

South Wales Argus: MODEL GOLFER: Rhian Wyn Thomas

11:58am Wednesday 29th September 2010

STUDENTS from Newport's University got the chance to show off their latest designs to some of the wives and girlfriends of the Ryder Cup players yesterday.

European team get eagles' support at Ryder Cup

South Wales Argus: EURO EAGLE: One of the birds that have been trained to fly mini banners

11:29am Wednesday 29th September 2010

TWO kinds of "birdie’’ will feature at the Ryder Cup as birds of prey fly over the golf course with messages of support, it was revealed today.

Ryder Cup cruise liner to dock in Newport today

South Wales Argus: LUXURY STAY: Le Diamant

10:57am Wednesday 29th September 2010

A LUXURY cruise liner, which will accommodate hundreds of overseas visitors of the Ryder Cup, will arrive at Newport Docks at noon today.

Paddy Power in court to defend Ryder Cup hoarding

South Wales Argus: ROW: The hal-finished Paddy Power hoarding overlooking the Celtic Manor course

10:37am Wednesday 29th September 2010

PADDY Power bookmakers will appear in Cardiff County Court today to over a giant 270ft promotional sign they erected on a site overlooking Celtic Manor Golf Course in Newport, Wales.

RYDER CUP: Newport braced for thousands of visitors

South Wales Argus: CHEERS!: Americans Bill Reid and Gary Crane are served some Welsh hospitality by landlady of the White Hart in Caerleon

9:51am Tuesday 28th September 2010

AFTER nine years of planning, the most-anticipated sports event ever to come to Wales is finally here.

Road closures in Gwent for Ryder Cup

6:20pm Monday 27th September 2010

A SERIES of roadworks and road closures will be in place in Newport this week ahead of the Ryder Cup.

Week of events tee off for Ryder Cup

4:32pm Monday 27th September 2010

RYDER Cup fever hits Newport this week, with a packed schedule of events around the city.

Eyes of the world on Newport

South Wales Argus: JOBS AT RISK: Celtic Manor Resort

3:37pm Monday 27th September 2010

THE world’s media will pour into Newport today, with more than 2,000 journalists arriving for the start of the Ryder Cup this week.

Sun shines on GLC’s celebrity golf tournament

South Wales Argus: TEE'D OFF: Two Hats from GLC puts it straight down the middle

9:30am Monday 27th September 2010

THE sun shone down on celebrity golfers competing in a charity tournament in Newport on Saturday.

Green golfers invade Newport’s roundabouts

South Wales Argus: ON THE GREEN: Two of the leafy golfers on the roundabout at Tredegar Park

9:20am Saturday 25th September 2010

A THIRD team of golfers is in Newport for the Ryder Cup - and unlike some of the best players from Europe and the United States, none has had to rely on the vagaries of a captain's pick.

GLC and Newport mayor set to tee off

South Wales Argus: FORE!: Newport mayor, Bill Langsford and some of the GLC get the swing of it for their celebrity golf tournament

3:10pm Friday 24th September 2010

NEWPORT rappers Goldie Lookin Chain and the city's mayor are gearing up for this weekend's celebrity charity golf tournament.






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