|Team Continental Europe||Team GB & Ireland|
| ||Jean van de Velde ||Paul McGinley|
| ||Thomas Björn||Darren Clarke|
|Nicolas Colsaerts||Jamie Donaldson|
|Anders Hansen||Simon Dyson|
|Peter Hanson||Ross Fisher |
|Raphael Jacquelin||Mark Foster|
|Miguel Angel Jiménez||David Horsey|
|Pablo Larrazábal||Scott Jamieson|
|Matteo Manassero||Ian Poulter|
|Francesco Molinari||Robert Rock|
Thursday 15th to Sunday 18th September 2011
The event will be a match play competition between two teams of 10 players representing (a) Europe and (b) Great Britain and Ireland. On each of the first two days there will be a series of 5 fourball matches. On the third day there will be a series of 4 greensome and 4 foursome matches. On the final day there will be a series of 10 singles matches.
Each team will be chosen as follows: (a) The leading 5 eligible players from the Official World Golf Ranking as of Monday 5th September 2011 . (b) The leading 5 eligible players not otherwise qualified in (a) above from the Race to Dubai at the conclusion of the Omega European Masters (5th September 2011).