Six of the nine have made their bids public while the other three wish to remain anonymous after the deadline for applications passed Oct. 29.
Germany has bidders in Hamburg and Berlin while Spain has candidates in La Manga and an unspecified course on the Costa del Sol. The Prosper Golf Resort in Celadna, Czech Republic, and the Forest Pines Resort in Lincolnshire, England, also intend to bid.
The tour will announce the winning bid in 2011.
The next edition of the biennial match will be in County Meath, Ireland, next year.