Ryder Experience

6-10 NOVEMBER 2023

Introducing the Ryder Experience, where we welcome past Ryder Cup Players at the World Final who will be captaining 4 teams.

The Ryder Experience is an event like no other, players are split in teams of 4, with personal on course time with the past Ryder Cup players over 4 days & 3 rounds of golf.

Enter for the International Pairs Ryder Experience and be captained by past Ryder Cup Legends Manuel Pinero, Costantino Rocca, Ronan Rafferty or Eddie Polland.


$1860.00 USD – single entry

$2735.00 USD pair entry (2x players)

Payments are made in USD

What's Included:
  1. Accommodation for 4 nights on a bed and breakfast basis at on-course villas. (Bom Successo Resort & Royal Obidos Spa & Golf Resort)
  2. All transfers throughout. (Lisbon Airport & Return)
  3. All meals — breakfast, lunch and evening functions. (excluding 1 off night to explore the town)
  4. All Golf – 1 practice round and 2 competition rounds
  5. Golf Buggy / Carts for each round.
  6. Practice Facilities.
  7. Players Goodie Bag
  8. 2 Tournament Team Shirts
  9. Tips, tricks, and time with the past Ryder Cup players
  10. Entertainment at dinner functions.
    – Welcome Cocktail & Canapes Evening
    – Flag Ceremony & Meet the Ryder Cup Legends Evening
    – 1 evening at leisure to explore the surrounding areas
    – Gala Dinner & Winners Celebration
  11. 24/7 International Pairs on site staff support
Who Can Enter?
  • Anyone 13 years of age or older with an official golf handicap is eligible to enter.
Venue Details:


The mediaeval town of Óbidos is one of the most picturesque and well preserved in Portugal. OBIDOS, The International Pairs World Final will take place at the beautiful Royal Óbidos Spa & Golf Resort and Bom Sucesso Resort in the Obidos region. The dates for this exciting event are set from 6th to 10th November 2023.


The golf course at the Royal Óbidos Spa & Golf Resort has received its own ”special” treatment by the world golf legend Severiano Ballesteros. Applying his art in the design of golf courses, the renowned golfer has created a truly exceptional course, honoring the high quality standards of the resort. Designed to integrate subtly with the natural surroundings, taking advantage of the undulating terrain, this 6,400 meter course attracts golfers of all levels.

Typical Itinerary
  • Day 1: Arrivals (shuttles provided from Lisbon Airport),
    Evening 1: Welcome Cocktail & Canape Evening + Live Ryder Team Draw.


  • Day 2: Practice Round.
    Evening 2: Flag Ceremony & Meet the Legends Evening.


  • Day 3: Tournament Round 1
    Evening 3: No Functions – Evening at leisure to explore surrounding areas.


  • Day 4: Tournament Round 2.
    Evening 4: Gala Dinner & Winners Celebration.
  • Day 5: Depart to Airport
What is the International Pairs?

The International Pairs is an International Golf Tournament, played globally. Since its inception in 1998, more than 2.5 million amateur golfers from over 50 countries have participated. The tournament is played in teams of 2, where players from 27+ countries compete in the World Final every year. The World Final is now open for direct entries to all amateur golfers across the globe who want to experience the pinnacle of amateur golf.


The Ryder Experience introduces a new fun team format in the International Pairs World Final. Players are drawn into 4 teams, each captained by a past Ryder Cup Player. The 2023 Ryder Experience Captains will feature Manuel Pinero, Eddie Polland, Ronan Rafferty and Costantino Rocca. Players are up close and personal with these esteemed legends of the game for the entire week, any golfers dream come true.

As a participant, you can expect a truly world-class event filled with excitement, camaraderie, and fierce competition. Prepare to be captivated by the picturesque surroundings of Obidos, Portugal, as you tee off on stunning courses that will challenge your skills and ignite your passion for the game. Engage in friendly rivalries with golfers from around the globe, forging lifelong friendships and creating memories that will last a lifetime