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SportHow players will qualify for the 2020 US Ryder Cup team

17:51  20 february  2019
17:51  20 february  2019 Source:   rydercup.com

2020 U.S. Ryder Cup team expected to name Steve Stricker captain on Wednesday

2020 U.S. Ryder Cup team expected to name Steve Stricker captain on Wednesday Stricker, who lives just hours away from Whistling Straits in Madison, has made nine appearances for the U.S. Team as a player.

Here are the official qualifying criteria for the 2020 U . S . Ryder Cup team , as announced by Captain Steve Stricker at his introductory news The points system for the American team will conclude on August 23, 2020 with the top eight (8) players on the points list securing spots on the U . S . Team .

The Ryder Cup has become one of the world’s greatest sporting events. Every two years, 24 of the best players from Europe and the United States go head-to-head in match play competition. How players will qualify for the 2020 US Ryder Cup team .

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Here are the official qualifying criteria for the 2020 U.S. Ryder Cup team, as announced by Captain Steve Stricker at his introductory news conference.

The 2020 Ryder Cup will take place on the Straits Course at Whistling Straits in Kohler, Wisconsin and be played September 22-27, 2020. The course has previously hosted three PGA Championships (2004 won by Vijay Singh, 2010 won by Martin Kaymer and 2015 won by Jason Day).

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All U.S. players will have the opportunity to earn points beginning in 2019 and concluding immediately after the second FedEx Cup Play-Off event (BMW Championship) on August 23, 2020:

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Ryder Cup USA will head to Le Golf National, Paris, France, to defend the Ryder Cup for the first time since 2010 at Celtic Manor in Wales. Tiger Woods nearly automatically qualified for the American Ryder Cup team with his Ryder Cup Captain Jim Furyk announced Tiger, Phil Mickelson and Bryson

The 43rd Ryder Cup Matches will be held in the United States from September 25 to 27, 2020 , on the Straits course at Whistling Straits, Haven, Wisconsin. Team Europe is the reigning cup holder after its 17½–10½ victory over Team USA in 2018 at Le Golf National.

  • 2019 Major Championships: 1 Point per $1,000 earned
    • The Masters, PGA Championship, U.S. Open & The Open

  • 2019 WGC Events and The Players Championship: 1 Point per $2,000 earned
    • WGC-Mexico Championship; WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play Championship; The Players Championship; WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational; WGC-HSBC Champions

  • 2020 Regular PGA Tour events: 1 point per $1,000 earned
    • Beginning January 1, 2020, through the end of the second FedEx Cup Play-Offs (BMW Championship), August 23, 2020; includes the Zurich Classic of New Orleans team event and WGC events

  • 2020 Opposite Field PGA TOUR events will NOT receive points

  • 2020 Major Championships: 2 Points per $1,000 earned for the Winner; 1.5 Points per $1,000 earned for all others to make the cut
    • The Masters, PGA Championship, U.S. Open & The Open

The points system for the American team will conclude on August 23, 2020 with the top eight (8) players on the points list securing spots on the U.S. Team.

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The four (4) remaining slots on the U.S. Team will be Captain’s Selections and will be announced by the U.S. Captain on Tuesday, September 1, 2020, immediately following the Tour Championship.
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Steve Stricker didn't wait for the official announcement to make his first move as Ryder Cup captain. He called Patrick Reed. This was two days before a long Wednesday of news conferences, radio shows, everything short of a parade in his home state of Wisconsin, where in 2020 he will lead the American team at Whistling Straits in a bid to win back the Ryder Cup. Still to be determined is whether Reed is part of the team. That will depend largely on his performance over the next two years, not what happened five months ago in France.

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