The 2012 Ryder Cup is scheduled to begin this Friday morning at 5:20 a.m. PT from Medinah Country Club in Chicago. The morning session will feature foursome matches, with fourball play set to begin during the afternoon. Friday's action will be televised on ESPN, and will also be streamed live on both Ryder Cup Live and ESPN3. All coverage on Friday will begin at 5 a.m.
Saturday's action is set to get underway at approximately 6 a.m., with television coverage switching to NBC. Sunday's play will also be televised by NBC, with coverage on the final day of the event scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. The full television schedule can be found here, and streaming coverage of both Saturday and Sunday will be found on Ryder Cup Live.
For more information on both the American and European teams, as well as format information and some history of the event, head over to the official site of the Ryder Cup.