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How to host a Ryder Cup party in 8 easy steps

The Ryder Cup’s back, and it’s time to celebrate.

1. Get your kilts on

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Golf’s coming home to Scotland this year, a fine excuse to air out your thighs.

2. Book Monday off

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Europe are heavy favourites, which means Sunday night could be spent celebrating. Plan ahead accordingly.

3. Temporarily enjoy Ian Poulter

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Ian Poulter spends 23 months every two years being insufferable. He works hard at it too; as evidenced by the pants. Then, the Ryder Cup begins, and for 3 days he is God.

4. Shave ‘Europe’ into the side of your head


5. Prepare an opinion on Mcilroy’s driver

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In the midst of the greatest run of form of his life, Rory has decided to change his driver. I guess it worked for Mickelson…

6. Drink every time there’s a Monty mention

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Colin’s Ryder Cup record is pretty extraordinary, having never lost a singles match through eight tournaments. This may be mentioned from time to time over the weekend.

7. Play some morning pitch and putt

ygHksB5hRYqdCOTqsK8z_Golf Sprinkler It's no football, but Hans Moleman would still be proud. Source: Fod4

You know you’re going to be gagging to hit a few balls once it starts, get it all out of your system with a nice morning round.

8. Constantly complain about those boorish yanks…

Stop swinging that flag you cad, this is a golf course! Source: Vox-cdn

…while wildly celebrating similar behaviour from Europe

Go on the Poultergeist! That's not his nickname? should be. Source: Vox-cdn

Nigel Farage is Europe’s unlikely Ryder Cup cheerleader

Rory and Lefty to go head-to-head on the first morning of the Ryder Cup

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