The 2014 Ryder Cup is here and golf fans are as excited as ever. Bragging rights, national pride, and PGA Tour redemption are all storylines this year for the event that started in 1927. We’ve seen some fascinating Ryder Cup moments off the course, such as the engraved U-S-A letters on the head of Rickie Fowler. Not to be outdone, Ukip leader Nigel Farage has recorded a “party political broadcast” on behalf of Paddy Power exhorting punters to get behind Team Europe in this weekend’s Ryder Cup golf contest against Team USA. With all the hype surrounding the latest Ryder Cup, are you ready for some of our favorite golfers to tee off already? We have 24 hours to wait for actual golf action, but we’re here to provide you with an awesome infographic from our friends at Function 18 filled with fun facts and stimulating stats about the 87-year-old prestigious golf event. Going out this weekend? Don’t miss any of the action by checking out the GolfZing Social app for some amazing Ryder Cup photos and videos from across various social media channels.