Cedar Rapids/Iowa City Ryder Cup

Eligibility to participate in the Iowa City Ryder Cup


  1. Must be a resident of Johnson County, or have a membership/play package, or play regularly in a golf league in Johnson County. (This requirement may be waived by committee approval).

  2. Must be 18 years old and not a high school student.



Selection of the Iowa City Ryder Cup Captains and Assistant Captain


  1. The ICGA Board will vote to approve the upcoming 2 years Captains. Preference/priority will be given to candidates who have previously/currently serve on the ICGA Board of Directors or have a minimum of 2 years experience as an Iowa City Ryder Cup/Senior Challenge team member.

  1. The Captain must pick an Assistant Captain who would serve as an alternate in case of an unexpected injury or illness. It is expected by the ICGA that this Assistant Captain be capable of competing at a similar level to that of a starting team member.

  2. The Assistant Captain will be the next in line to be Captain for the following 2 years teams.



Iowa City Ryder Cup Team is selected in the following manner


  1. The Iowa City Men’s Amateur champion.

  2. The next 4 finishers in the Iowa City Men’s Amateur.

  3. The remaining 7 qualifying* players are Captains picks from golfers who have participated in

an ICGA event within the previous 2 calendar years.


* Must not be a member of a college team.



CR wins 2020 CR/IC Ryder Cup 16.5 - 7.5.

Click HERE for full results.

Iowa City wins the 2019 CR/IC Ryder Cup 13-11!

For Gazette article Click HERE.

For detailed scoring Click HERE.

The 2019 Cedar Rapids/Iowa City Ryder Cup series was played August 24th and 25th at Brown Deer Golf Club in Coralville.

Iowa City rallied to win Singles 7.5 to 4.5 and win the cup. Cedar Rapids had won the previous 13 years.

The series has been played annually since 1999. The competition features a Ryder Cup format of Better Ball (Fourball), Alternate Shot (Foursomes), and Singles. The complete history of the team results is listed below.

The team consists of the top 5 finishers in the City Amateur plus 7 Captain's picks which are made after the City Amateur. The 2020 Ryder Cup committee is

Captain- Seth Riggan

Asst. Captains- Stu Roderick

Ross McGlaughlin

Ed Schmucker

The 2019 Iowa City Team was:

Chad McCarty (Automatic Qualifier)

Ned Carter (Automatic Qualifier)

Seth Riggan (Automatic Qualifier)

Andrew Robertson (Automatic Qualifier)

Ross McLaughlin

Aaron Strike

Rob Cordle

Coby Thompson

Clint Donovan

Nathan Miller

Preston Reynolds

Roger Lahr

This years Captains are:

Seth Riggan- Captain

Rob Cordle- Asst Captain

Ed Schmucker- Asst Captain

Stuart Roderick - Asst Captain


The ICGA would like to thank this year's sponsors for their generous support.

Premier Cleaning

Tracy Adams Real Estate

S E Electric

Mike Young


History of Iowa City - Cedar Rapids Ryder Cup


1999 – Iowa City 13 over Cedar Rapids 11 at Pleasant Valley Golf Course

2000 – Iowa City 12 1/2 over Cedar Rapids 11 1/2 at Hunters Ridge

2001 – Iowa City 12 AS Cedar Rapids 12 at Pleasant Valley Golf Course

2002 – Cedar Rapids 15 over Iowa City 9 at Hunters Ridge

2003 – Cedar Rapids 15 1/2 over Iowa City 8 1/2 at Pleasant Valley Golf Course

2004 – Cedar Rapids 17 1/2 over Iowa City 6 1/2 at Ellis Golf Course

2005 – Iowa City 13 over Cedar Rapids 11 at Finkbine Golf Course

2006 – Cedar Rapids 17 1/2 over Iowa City 6 1/2 at Ellis Golf Course

2007 - Cedar Rapids 16 over Iowa City 8 at Finkbine Golf Course

2008 – Cedar Rapids 13 1/2 over Iowa City 10 1/2 at Ellis Golf Course

2009 – Cedar Rapids 12 AS Iowa City 12 at Brown Deer Golf Course

2010 – Cedar Rapids 16 over Iowa City 8 at Ellis Golf Course

2011 – Cedar Rapids 15 over Iowa City 9 at Brown Deer Golf Course

2012 – Cedar Rapids 18 over Iowa City 6 at Ellis Golf Course

2013 – Cedar Rapids 12 AS Iowa City 12 at Brown Deer Golf Course

2014 – Cedar Rapids 14 1/2 over Iowa City 9 1/2 at Gardner & Ellis Golf Course

2015 – Cedar Rapids 15 over Iowa City 9 at Brown Deer Golf Course

2016 – Cedar Rapids 12 1/2 over Iowa City 11 1/2 at Ellis Golf Course

2017 – Cedar Rapids 12 1/2 over Iowa City 11 1/2 at Finkbine Golf Course

2018 - Cedar Rapids 12 AS Iowa City 12 at Gardner Golf Course

2019 - Iowa City 13 over Cedar Rapids 11 at Brown Deer Golf Course

2020 - Cedar Rapids 16.5 over Iowa City 7.5 at Finkbine Golf Course