The 41st Ryder Cup Matches will be held from September 30 to October 2, 2016 at theHazeltine National Golf Club, Chaska, Minnesota. Europe go into the match as the cup holders, having defeated the USA by 16½ points to 11½ in the 2014 competition at the Gleneagles Hotel near Auchterarder in Perthshire, Scotland.
- Day 1 (Friday) – 4 foursome (alternate shot) matches and 4 fourball (better ball) matches
- Day 2 (Saturday) – 4 foursome matches and 4 fourball matches
- Day 3 (Sunday) – 12 singles matches
On the first two days there are 4 foursome matches and 4 fourball matches with the home captain choosing which are played in the morning and which in the afternoon.
With a total of 28 points available, 14½ points are required to win the Cup, and 14 points are required for the defending champion to retain the Cup. All matches are played to a maximum of 18 holes.