If you missed it earlier, this year’s Ryder Cup is on September 29th and October 1st of 2023. While you don’t necessarily need to be a fan of golf to enjoy watching the matches on TV, there’s a way you can enjoy the action without spending a dime on cable. Here’s how.
Did you know you can watch the Ryder Cup on Chromecast without cable? You can, And you don’t need any fancy setup either. Just a Roku streaming stick is all you need.
The Ryder Cup is one of golf’s most prestigious events and is always fun to watch. Whether you’re a United States or Europe fan, there’s sure to be something to interest you in this year’s Ryder Cup.
What is Chromecast?
If you’re unfamiliar with the Chromecast, it’s a tiny little dongle that plugs into your TV. This nifty little device lets you stream content directly to your TV from your smartphone or computer.
Chromecast was introduced in June 2015 to bring Netflix, YouTube, and Google Play Movies and Music to your TV. Since then, it has gained a lot of attention and support.
This is a great alternative to subscribing to cable TV. If you love sports and don’t mind watching a handful of matches from the Ryder Cup, this is for you. You can catch all the highlights and highlights from every match.
How to Watch the 2023 Ryder Cup on Chromecast
If you’re looking for a way to watch the Ryder Cup on your big-screen TV, there’s good news: Chromecast support means that you can easily stream the event live. Here’s how to get set up.
- First, ensure your TV is compatible with Chromecast. If you have an older model without Chromecast support, you can still use a USB or HDMI cable to connect your device to your TV.
- Once your TV is connected to the internet and has been authenticated (usually, this takes just a few seconds), open the Google Cast app and sign in with your Google account. You can do the same thing if you have an Apple TV. Search for “cast” on the App Store and find the Chromecast app. Then, follow the instructions on the screen and cast the content on your Apple TV.
- In the app’s main menu, select “Chromecast.” On the next screen, select “Add a device.”
- Select “Ryder Cup,” then select “Yes, start casting.” You’ll now see a list of devices on your network that are detected as Chromecasts. Select “Ryder Cup 2023” from this list and press OK to start streaming.
- You can also record the match in your app if you miss the live game. Click ON the record option on a particular match.
How to Install Chromecast
If you want to watch the Ryder Cup on your TV but don’t have a Chromecast device handy, there’s an easy workaround.
- First, ensure you have installed the latest Google Chrome browser version.
- Next, open a web browser and type in “chrome://extensions” (without quotation marks).
- Click the “Load Unpacked Extension…” button and select the “.crx” file you downloaded earlier.
- Finally, click on the “Install” button to install the extension. When done, open Google Chrome and launch the Ryder Cup video player by clicking the chrome://chromecast> button.
How to Use Chromecast on Your Device
You can stream videos, shows, and music to your TV via Chromecast using your Android device. You must download the Chromecast app onto your iPhone, iPad, or Android device.
Once installed, you can add your Google account to the app. Once you have added your account, you can begin casting. Cast what you like on your Apple TV, even offline.
Just tap the cast button, and you’re done. You don’t need to sign into any streaming service or anything else to use Chromecast. There are no setup steps.
Once connected, you can access the same content you normally would, including Netflix, Hulu Plus, YouTube, and many others.
There are plenty of apps available for iPhone and Android. You can choose whichever one suits you best.
Once downloaded and connected to your Google account, you can start casting without worrying about being online or signing into streaming services.
With global interest in the Ryder Cup on the upswing, there are plenty of ways to follow the event. Whether sitting at home with friends or cheering from afar, Chromecast will be a great option to watch and enjoy this prestigious golf event.