European Ryder Cup Rankings

European Points List World Points List
PosPlayer NameCountryPoints PosPlayer NameCountryPoints
1Rory MCILROY4169004.20 1Henrik STENSON363.97
2Danny WILLETT4044082.18 2Rory MCILROY319.97
3Henrik STENSON3289167.60 3Danny WILLETT270.49
4Chris WOOD2574311.30 4Sergio GARCIA207.95
5Andy SULLIVAN2449414.68 5Rafa CABRERA BELLO168.57
6Matthew FITZPATRICK2202295.14 6Justin ROSE168.04
7Rafa CABRERA BELLO2169312.30 7Chris WOOD161.63
8Søren KJELDSEN1765201.00 8Andy SULLIVAN151.50
9Victor DUBUISSON1672920.37 9Matthew FITZPATRICK142.71
10Thorbjørn OLESEN1626076.81 10Lee WESTWOOD114.97
11Shane LOWRY1514011.71 11Søren KJELDSEN113.67
12Lee WESTWOOD1501899.38 12Thorbjørn OLESEN111.48
13Tyrrell HATTON1477424.09 13Shane LOWRY106.51
14Kristoffer BROBERG1447993.13 14Thomas PIETERS101.28
15Martin KAYMER1353461.05 15Martin KAYMER100.01
16Thomas PIETERS1335225.81 16Francesco MOLINARI98.33
17Sergio GARCIA1330483.41 17Tyrrell HATTON97.91
18Rikard KARLBERG1238122.37 18Graeme MCDOWELL95.08
19Alex NOREN1152620.51 19Rikard KARLBERG88.02
20Joost LUITEN1142903.47 20Joost LUITEN87.94
21Francesco MOLINARI1101440.01 21Russell KNOX86.16
22Bernd WIESBERGER1100151.68 22Alex NOREN80.23
23Ross FISHER1063749.24 23Jamie DONALDSON79.50
24Lucas BJERREGAARD1053201.28 24Andrew JOHNSTON79.43
25Andrew JOHNSTON1043975.55 25Bernd WIESBERGER76.69
26Justin ROSE968850.63 26Victor DUBUISSON75.55
27Lee SLATTERY947472.40 27Lee SLATTERY71.37
28Grégory BOURDY887566.08 28Lucas BJERREGAARD71.33
29Julien QUESNE879205.87 29Kristoffer BROBERG67.39
30Russell KNOX771347.45 30Luke DONALD65.55
31Bradley DREDGE758785.87 31David LINGMERTH65.45
32Benjamin HEBERT736825.30 32Ross FISHER64.44
33Richard BLAND734484.14 33Grégory BOURDY61.37
34Nicolas COLSAERTS717180.17 34Nicolas COLSAERTS60.03
35Romain WATTEL689636.51 35Julien QUESNE56.48
36Jorge CAMPILLO655820.41 36Freddie JACOBSON54.49
37Jamie DONALDSON638340.19 37Bradley DREDGE54.12
38Alexander LEVY611508.21 38Benjamin HEBERT48.35
39Graeme STORM599774.45 39Romain WATTEL46.90
40James MORRISON578704.43 40Richard BLAND46.35
41Graeme MCDOWELL541596.69 41Jorge CAMPILLO45.19
42Anthony WALL541042.39 42Ian POULTER42.14
43Tommy FLEETWOOD535563.73 43Ricardo GOUVEIA41.61
44Maximilian KIEFFER509462.11 44Alexander LEVY38.27
45Alejandro CAÑIZARES501807.15 45James MORRISON38.15
46Richie RAMSAY481494.52 46Graeme STORM37.16
47Matthew SOUTHGATE479520.51 47Matthew SOUTHGATE36.63
48Eduardo DE LA RIVA467725.79 48Callum SHINKWIN35.67
49Pablo LARRAZÁBAL449809.27 49Alejandro CAÑIZARES35.63
50David HOWELL434456.98 50Clément SORDET34.58
51Luke DONALD425868.90 51Padraig HARRINGTON33.15
52Ian POULTER413155.90 52Maximilian KIEFFER31.98
53Peter HANSON399060.82 53Eduardo DE LA RIVA31.61
54Joakim LAGERGREN398248.22 54Anthony WALL31.33
55David DRYSDALE391645.37 55Pablo LARRAZÁBAL30.37
56Mikko ILONEN383097.86 56Sébastien GROS30.17
57Johan CARLSSON371900.64 57Matt WALLACE29.75
58David LINGMERTH370034.19 58Peter HANSON29.64
59Miguel Angel JIMÉNEZ367763.06 59Mikko ILONEN28.87
60Raphaël JACQUELIN364937.84 60David HORSEY28.86
61Callum SHINKWIN362747.58 61Tommy FLEETWOOD28.86
62Eddie PEPPERELL348974.19 62Jordan L SMITH28.73
63Matteo MANASSERO346895.72 63David DRYSDALE28.06
64David HORSEY346421.36 64Robert ROCK28.01
65Marc WARREN337920.00 65Johan CARLSSON27.85
66Mike LORENZO-VERA335574.87 66Nacho ELVIRA27.74
67Robert ROCK335523.92 67Alexander KNAPPE27.47
68Marcel SIEM335452.36 68Richie RAMSAY26.98
69Magnus A CARLSSON322842.57 69Joakim LAGERGREN26.94
70Stephen GALLACHER315961.74 70Romain LANGASQUE26.60
71Nacho ELVIRA309506.56 71Bernd RITTHAMMER26.49
72Pelle EDBERG308208.07 72Borja VIRTO26.30
73Lasse JENSEN300192.74 73Nino BERTASIO25.79
74Grégory HAVRET299735.18 74Matteo MANASSERO25.59
75Adrian OTAEGUI296463.25 75Damien PERRIER25.27
76Mikko KORHONEN278186.04 76David HOWELL25.09
77Ricardo GOUVEIA277014.53 77Christofer BLOMSTRAND24.38
78Gary STAL258169.15 78Espen KOFSTAD24.28
79Robert DINWIDDIE258080.61 79Alexander BJÖRK23.66
80Sébastien GROS247484.50 80Magnus A CARLSSON23.39
81Craig LEE247354.77 81Marcel SIEM23.12
82Oliver FISHER242543.41 82Raphaël JACQUELIN23.10
83Ben EVANS240103.83 83Mike LORENZO-VERA22.81
84Daniel BROOKS235733.45 84Adrian OTAEGUI22.58
85Paul DUNNE231979.51 85Sebastian SODERBERG22.36
86Nino BERTASIO218017.52 86James HEATH22.32
87Alvaro QUIROS191217.90 87Lasse JENSEN21.95
88Padraig HARRINGTON188339.11 88Pelle EDBERG21.86
89Richard MCEVOY182886.91 89Adrien SADDIER21.59
90Matt FORD180372.97 90Mikko KORHONEN21.44
91Renato PARATORE179151.75 91Gary BOYD21.18
92Seve BENSON177451.01 92Carlos PIGEM20.72
93Chris PAISLEY173565.92 93Greg OWEN20.56
94Thomas BJØRN171356.73 94Paul DUNNE20.55
95Chris HANSON163725.39 95Jeff WINTHER20.29
96Gary BOYD156635.73 96Eddie PEPPERELL20.26
97Scott JAMIESON153757.69 97Tom MURRAY20.09
98Borja VIRTO153313.58 98Miguel Angel JIMÉNEZ19.81
99Robert KARLSSON146392.25 99Robert DINWIDDIE19.60
100Roope KAKKO142858.55 100Ben EVANS19.08
101Jeff WINTHER139235.47 101Matthieu PAVON18.76
102Anders HANSEN139235.22 102Joachim B. HANSEN18.47
103Edouard ESPAÑA132822.70 103Thomas LINARD18.46
104Clément BERARDO124578.97 104Duncan STEWART17.71
105Paul LAWRIE118256.27 105Chris HANSON17.30
106Thomas LINARD116725.00 106Daniel BROOKS17.19
107Michael HOEY109849.60 107Richard MCEVOY17.11
108Niclas FASTH109621.44 108Darius VAN DRIEL17.07
109Matthew NIXON109432.83 109Björn ÅKESSON16.76
110Simon KHAN107458.19 110Thomas BJØRN16.57
111Morten Ørum MADSEN106316.59 111Stephen GALLACHER16.26
112Stuart MANLEY99246.23 112Grégory HAVRET16.06
113Darren CLARKE98822.39 113Alvaro QUIROS15.94
114Jens FAHRBRING94543.25 114José-Filipe LIMA15.72
115Florian FRITSCH92094.34 115Antoine SCHWARTZ15.53
116Edoardo MOLINARI91705.45 116Ross McGOWAN15.43
117Johan EDFORS90043.82 117Aaron RAI15.38
118David DIXON88687.17 118Pep ANGLES15.29
119Steve WEBSTER85301.67 119Craig LEE14.89
120Ross McGOWAN84651.12 120Matteo DELPODIO14.55
121Mikael LUNDBERG84552.33 121Matt FORD14.13
122Björn ÅKESSON83443.12 122Oliver FISHER14.05
123Bernhard LANGER77817.61 123Clément BERARDO14.04
124Tom LEWIS72078.68 124Steven TILEY13.59
125Ryan EVANS71265.61 125Gary STAL13.58
126Pablo MARTIN BENAVIDES70273.42 126Daan HUIZING13.44
127Bernd RITTHAMMER67510.21 127Gary KING13.20
128John PARRY66851.90 128Matthew NIXON12.63
129Jamie MCLEARY61528.21 129Garrick PORTEOUS12.53
130Mark FOSTER57987.90 130Christopher MIVIS12.47
131Oliver WILSON57776.83 131Ben STOW12.46
132Rhys DAVIES56478.24 132Marc WARREN12.10
133Joachim B. HANSEN53119.71 133Max ORRIN12.08
134Peter LAWRIE50080.00 134Lorenzo GAGLI11.58
135Adrien SADDIER48525.00 135Sebastian HEISELE11.34
136Niall KEARNEY45887.14 136Josh LOUGHREY11.18
137Soren HANSEN45165.10 137Jens FAHRBRING10.87
138Romain LANGASQUE45120.00 138Seve BENSON10.61
139Scott HENRY43310.26 139Chris PAISLEY10.39
140James HEATH42948.20 140Renato PARATORE10.38
141Richard FINCH41561.53 141Moritz LAMPERT10.00
142Carlos PIGEM40551.01 142Scott HENRY9.17
143Nick DOUGHERTY40365.77 143Jens DANTORP8.87
144Oskar HENNINGSSON39350.00 144Roope KAKKO8.76
145José-Filipe LIMA38699.81 145Sam WALKER8.63
146Kevin PHELAN38084.63 146Javier COLOMO8.61
147Tom MURRAY37578.78 147James ROBINSON8.59
148Marco CRESPI35216.82 148Stuart MANLEY8.36
149Simon WAKEFIELD33720.00 149Darren CLARKE8.29
150Clément SORDET33694.63 150Andrea PAVAN8.15
151Paul MADDY33660.25 151Joël STALTER8.10
152Michael JONZON32862.59 152Niall TURNER8.03
153Francesco LAPORTA32489.50 153Paul LAWRIE8.01
154Ricardo SANTOS32190.00 154Matthew CORT8.00
155Lukas NEMECZ29957.62 155Chris SELFRIDGE8.00
156Jason BARNES29570.00 156Scott JAMIESON7.94
157Jordi GARCIA PINTO29041.00 157Pablo MARTIN BENAVIDES7.82
158Max ORRIN28985.24 158Mads SØGAARD7.80
159Chris DOAK28710.00 159Manuel TRAPPEL7.60
160Jack SENIOR28490.41 160Ryan EVANS7.56
161Damien MCGRANE26625.00 161Johan EDFORS7.56
162José Manuel LARA25750.00 162Robert KARLSSON7.50
163Matthew BALDWIN25423.69 163Enrico DI NITTO7.33
164Andrea PAVAN24830.55 164Simon KHAN7.29
165Javier COLOMO24594.14 165Alessandro TADINI7.28
166Sam HUTSBY24134.78 166David LAW7.20
167Pep ANGLES22685.71 167Eirik Tage JOHANSEN7.14
168Simon GRIFFITHS22540.00 168Michael HOEY6.96
169Andrew MCARTHUR21592.09 169Edouard DUBOIS6.94
170Jens DANTORP18975.00 170Rhys DAVIES6.83
171Jérôme LANDO CASANOVA18200.00 171Bernhard LANGER6.73
172Simon THORNTON18180.00 172Ricardo SANTOS6.72
173Jack DOHERTY18166.56 173Joel GIRRBACH6.60
174Cyril BOUNIOL17248.50 174Edouard ESPAÑA6.51
175Colin MONTGOMERIE16482.08 175Thomas SHADBOLT6.41
176Alessandro TADINI16333.33 176Anders HANSEN6.35
177Dominic FOOS15965.32 177Simon WAKEFIELD6.27
178Simon DYSON14082.23 178Oliver FARR6.03
179Toby TREE13646.70 179Tapio PULKKANEN5.60
180Pedro ORIOL13450.00 180Toby TREE5.55
181Sandy LYLE12341.75 181Oskar HENNINGSSON5.52
182Alexander BJÖRK11550.00 182Paul MADDY5.44
183James ROBINSON11431.93 183Ruaidhri MCGEE5.33
184Steven BROWN10400.00 184Morten Ørum MADSEN5.28
185Daan HUIZING10202.61 185Florian FRITSCH5.19
186Ben STOW9800.00 186Francesco LAPORTA5.08
187Sebastian SODERBERG9639.48 187Steve WEBSTER4.58
188Gary KING9233.44 188Anton KARLSSON4.56
189Scott FERNANDEZ9229.48 189Dominic FOOS4.46
190Moritz LAMPERT9060.12 190Julien GUERRIER4.40
191Jordan L SMITH8750.00 191Tom LEWIS4.37
192Ian WOOSNAM8743.55 192David DIXON4.32
193David LAW8692.09 193Scott FERNANDEZ4.25
194Wil BESSELING7920.00 194John PARRY4.20
195Scott FALLON7800.00 195Michael JONZON4.02
196Oliver FARR7600.00 196Stephen DODD4.00
197Sebastian HEISELE6450.00 197Borja ETCHART4.00
198Victor RIU6150.00 198Mark F HAASTRUP4.00
199Steven JEPPESEN6093.07 199Daniel JENNEVRET4.00
200Matt WALLACE5400.00 200Martin KESKARI4.00
201Peter WHITEFORD5300.00 201Benjamin RUSCH4.00
202Sam WALKER5300.00 202Raphael MARGUERY4.00
203Kenneth FERRIE5300.00 203Max LAIER4.00
204Espen KOFSTAD5220.00 204Haydn MCCULLEN4.00
205Lionel WEBER4697.20 205Simon GRIFFITHS3.87
206Dave COUPLAND4294.63 206Jack SENIOR3.75
207Christofer BLOMSTRAND3711.11 207George MURRAY3.71
208Joel SJÖHOLM3300.00 208Daniel LØKKE3.60
209Lorenzo GAGLI3000.00 209Robin GOGER3.60
210Chris LLOYD2850.00 210Philipp MEJOW3.60
211Carlos DEL MORAL1451.50 211Eric BLOM3.60

THE 2016 RYDER CUP

Friday September 27-Sunday October 2, 2016

European Team Eligibility:

The European Team to compete in the 2016 Ryder Cup shall comprise of the following Members:-

(a) The leading four Members1 on The Ryder Cup European Points List (1) on Sunday 28th August 2016, (or as at the conclusion of the Made in Denmark Tournament, whichever is the latter).  In the event of a tie between Members (i.e. a number of Members having accumulated an equal number of points), placings will be decided by the Member1 with the higher ranking on the 2016 Race to Dubai Rankings on Sunday 28th August 2016, (or as at the conclusion of the Made in Denmark tournament, whichever is the latter);

(b) The leading five Members1, not otherwise qualified under paragraph (a) above, on The Ryder Cup World Points List (2) on Sunday 28th August 2016, (or as at the conclusion of the Made in Denmark tournament, whichever is the latter). In the event of a tie between Members (i.e. a number of Members having accumulated an equal number of points), placings will be decided by the Member1 with the higher ranking on the Official World Golf Ranking as published on Monday 22nd August 2016; and

(c) The Captain, Darren Clarke, will choose (at his own discretion) the remaining three Members1 in the week commencing Monday 29th August 2016.

(1) The Ryder Cup European Points List will comprise points (1 point = 1 Euro of Official Money) earned by a Member1 from all Race to Dubai Tournaments in which he Participates that are scheduled to conclude between Thursday 3rd September 2015 and Sunday 28th August 2016. (Money earned by a Member from the 2015 Race to Dubai Bonus Pool (unofficial) does not count towards this points list).

(2) The Ryder Cup World Points List will comprise Official World Golf Ranking Points won by a Member1 from all OWGR tournaments in which he Participates, (unless otherwise stated below) that are scheduled to conclude as follows: -

(i)  Between Thursday 3rd September 2015 and Sunday 7th August 2016.

(ii) On Sunday 21st August 2016.

(iii) ONLY from the Made in Denmark Tournament on Sunday 28th August 2016.

Official World Golf Ranking Points are allocated to all officially sanctioned tournaments (on any Federated Tour) by the Official World Golf Ranking and are allocated according to the Event Rating of the tournament.

Exception:  The 100th Open de France will be allocated points on the Ryder Cup World Points List, based on the OWGR points breakdown for a tournament whose winner earns 64 OWGR points, unless the strength of field dictates a higher points allocation. 

Definitions

1For the purposes of defining eligibility for selection for the 2016 European Ryder Cup team only, all references to Member(s) and Membership in the eligibility criteria referred to above shall mean only those European Members of the European Tour, whether Ranked Members, Affiliate Members, Honorary Life Members, Past Champions or other Members of distinction or Ranked European Members of the European Challenge Tour.

Notes

Note 1: Points won on The Ryder Cup World Points List and The Ryder Cup European Points List can only be earned by a Player whilst a Member1 of the European Tour (as defined in the preceding section).

Note 2: For points earned on either list to count within any one Official Season, a Ranked Member (including a Ranked Honorary Life Member) must fulfil his Membership obligations* (referred to in Regulation B1(c)) within that Official Season.

* In the Official Season in which The Ryder Cup is to be played, if any Ranked Member has not fulfilled these Membership obligations at the time when The European Ryder Cup team is selected, he must have committed to Participate in and there must remain sufficient Race to Dubai Tournaments in that Official Season for the Member to be able to do so.

Note 3:  A Non-Member taking up Membership1 of The European Tour for an Official Season that commences during the qualification period, (referred to in paragraph (1) above) can only earn points on either list from the date of the first Race to Dubai Tournament of that Official Season or the first Race to Dubai Tournament for which the Player is a Member1 of The European Tour, whichever is the latter.

All decisions and/or disputes relating to a Player’s eligibility for selection for a European Ryder Cup team including any issues relating to nationality, citizenship, domicile or residency of a Player will be determined by the European Tour’s Tournament Committee, subject to the ratification of any such decision by the board of directors of Ryder Cup Europe.

Format:

The tournament will be a Match Play Competition between two teams of 12 Players representing Europe and the United States.  On both the 1st and 2nd days there will be a series of 4 foursome matches and a series of 4 four-ball matches, and on the final day a series of 12 singles matches.

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