European Ryder Cup Rankings

European Points List World Points List
PosPlayer NameCountryPoints PosPlayer NameCountryPoints
1Danny WILLETT3983694.20 1Rory MCILROY258.52
2Rory MCILROY3516317.14 2Danny WILLETT239.49
3Chris WOOD2374680.74 3Henrik STENSON219.44
4Matthew FITZPATRICK1925586.74 4Justin ROSE162.74
5Andy SULLIVAN1906593.55 5Sergio GARCIA157.80
6Rafa CABRERA BELLO1741631.74 6Rafa CABRERA BELLO134.30
7Victor DUBUISSON1655425.74 7Matthew FITZPATRICK115.05
8Søren KJELDSEN1563793.71 8Andy SULLIVAN108.99
9Henrik STENSON1469073.36 9Thorbjørn OLESEN94.48
10Thorbjørn OLESEN1448768.61 10Søren KJELDSEN93.21
11Kristoffer BROBERG1442156.93 11Lee WESTWOOD89.63
12Lee WESTWOOD1253223.45 12Thomas PIETERS87.10
13Rikard KARLBERG1189524.17 13Chris WOOD81.36
14Thomas PIETERS1180168.82 14Graeme MCDOWELL77.65
15Martin KAYMER1006373.50 15Jamie DONALDSON76.67
16Lucas BJERREGAARD997074.75 16Victor DUBUISSON72.75
17Joost LUITEN957348.84 17Russell KNOX70.90
18Bernd WIESBERGER924167.07 18Joost LUITEN68.85
19Justin ROSE904475.76 19Lucas BJERREGAARD68.04
20Ross FISHER899190.22 20Kristoffer BROBERG67.39
21Lee SLATTERY882942.66 21Lee SLATTERY66.16
22Shane LOWRY848958.15 22Martin KAYMER65.79
23Andrew JOHNSTON800819.65 23Shane LOWRY63.18
24Julien QUESNE759789.73 24Luke DONALD56.52
25Benjamin HEBERT725342.30 25Bernd WIESBERGER56.15
26Tyrrell HATTON711845.34 26Ross FISHER52.84
27Bradley DREDGE707744.94 27Freddie JACOBSON51.52
28Grégory BOURDY693406.57 28Bradley DREDGE50.55
29Richard BLAND664170.30 29Andrew JOHNSTON49.30
30Sergio GARCIA647602.87 30Francesco MOLINARI48.70
31Jamie DONALDSON617789.37 31David LINGMERTH46.83
32Alexander LEVY586516.21 32Rikard KARLBERG45.30
33Russell KNOX580905.33 33Richard BLAND43.80
34Romain WATTEL561725.87 34Ian POULTER42.14
35Graeme STORM560774.45 35Grégory BOURDY41.91
36Jorge CAMPILLO526414.58 36Benjamin HEBERT41.31
37Tommy FLEETWOOD521992.56 37Alexander LEVY37.06
38James MORRISON513556.23 38Tyrrell HATTON35.80
39Maximilian KIEFFER487749.14 39Alejandro CAÑIZARES34.39
40Anthony WALL482433.36 40Ricardo GOUVEIA33.04
41Alejandro CAÑIZARES478540.59 41Julien QUESNE32.71
42Ian POULTER413155.90 42Graeme STORM32.57
43Pablo LARRAZÁBAL403078.82 43Jorge CAMPILLO30.76
44Francesco MOLINARI397056.94 44Maximilian KIEFFER30.73
45Eduardo DE LA RIVA390896.79 45Clément SORDET30.37
46Joakim LAGERGREN383767.77 46James MORRISON29.29
47Peter HANSON377660.82 47Tommy FLEETWOOD28.86
48David HOWELL347676.25 48Sébastien GROS28.80
49Luke DONALD347189.07 49Anthony WALL28.45
50Graeme MCDOWELL344594.60 50Robert ROCK26.35
51Richie RAMSAY344106.43 51Nicolas COLSAERTS26.12
52David DRYSDALE338015.37 52Nacho ELVIRA25.95
53Nicolas COLSAERTS335374.17 53Peter HANSON25.13
54Robert ROCK320406.66 54Borja VIRTO ASTUDILLO24.98
55Stephen GALLACHER315961.74 55Joakim LAGERGREN24.67
56Marcel SIEM313252.36 56Matt WALLACE24.13
57Alex NOREN309950.17 57Romain WATTEL23.01
58Eddie PEPPERELL306045.90 58Sebastian SODERBERG22.36
59Pelle EDBERG301858.07 59Pelle EDBERG21.86
60Marc WARREN300159.55 60David DRYSDALE21.73
61Miguel Angel JIMÉNEZ287238.80 61Padraig HARRINGTON21.19
62David HORSEY283635.65 62David HORSEY20.81
63Nacho ELVIRA276790.42 63Eduardo DE LA RIVA20.76
64Matthew SOUTHGATE262309.75 64Marcel SIEM20.37
65Mike LORENZO-VERA257910.47 65Jeff WINTHER20.29
66Mikko KORHONEN252226.04 66Mikko ILONEN20.05
67Mikko ILONEN249217.86 67Callum SHINKWIN19.26
68Grégory HAVRET245812.55 68Ben EVANS19.08
69Johan CARLSSON242322.35 69Greg OWEN19.00
70Ben EVANS237653.83 70Pablo LARRAZÁBAL18.74
71Craig LEE237154.77 71Mikko KORHONEN18.72
72Gary STAL226522.74 72David HOWELL18.54
73Sébastien GROS225422.00 73Eddie PEPPERELL18.53
74Oliver FISHER224278.41 74Johan CARLSSON18.38
75Daniel BROOKS208468.45 75Nino BERTASIO18.11
76Magnus A CARLSSON206651.64 76Christofer BLOMSTRAND18.00
77Raphaël JACQUELIN205423.45 77Matthew SOUTHGATE17.95
78Paul DUNNE197647.98 78Tom MURRAY17.45
79David LINGMERTH186267.12 79Jordan L SMITH17.26
80Alvaro QUIROS179667.90 80Gary BOYD17.25
81Seve BENSON177451.01 81Paul DUNNE17.09
82Renato PARATORE167362.81 82Alex NOREN17.04
83Matt FORD149406.82 83Björn ÅKESSON16.76
84Robert DINWIDDIE148080.61 84Thomas LINARD16.60
85Scott JAMIESON144657.69 85Richie RAMSAY16.29
86Ricardo GOUVEIA140013.59 86Stephen GALLACHER16.26
87Thomas BJØRN139142.19 87Alvaro QUIROS15.94
88Borja VIRTO ASTUDILLO139113.58 88Joachim B. HANSEN15.86
89Adrian OTAEGUI137995.25 89Matthieu PAVON15.79
90Nino BERTASIO134016.38 90Romain LANGASQUE15.57
91Edouard ESPAÑA132822.70 91Darius VAN DRIEL15.48
92Jeff WINTHER130918.07 92Mike LORENZO-VERA15.45
93Roope KAKKO130258.55 93Ross McGOWAN15.43
94Callum SHINKWIN124097.12 94Thomas BJØRN15.16
95Matthew NIXON109432.83 95Magnus A CARLSSON15.12
96Morten Ørum MADSEN106316.59 96Craig LEE14.89
97Clément BERARDO102978.97 97Daniel BROOKS14.60
98Richard MCEVOY98086.91 98Matteo DELPODIO14.55
99Thomas LINARD97750.00 99Grégory HAVRET13.89
100Gary BOYD95240.73 100Gary KING13.20
101Jens FAHRBRING94543.25 101Clément BERARDO12.83
102Lasse JENSEN92134.54 102Oliver FISHER12.69
103Robert KARLSSON90567.25 103Miguel Angel JIMÉNEZ12.56
104Paul LAWRIE88599.20 104Antoine SCHWARTZ12.33
105Michael HOEY86848.71 105Marc WARREN12.10
106Chris HANSON85010.20 106Pep ANGLES12.05
107David DIXON81937.17 107Duncan STEWART12.00
108Ross McGOWAN80151.12 108Matt FORD11.11
109Florian FRITSCH78344.34 109Garrick PORTEOUS11.10
110Bernhard LANGER77817.61 110Jens FAHRBRING10.87
111Björn ÅKESSON75643.12 111Chris HANSON10.60
112Stuart MANLEY74706.23 112Moritz LAMPERT10.00
113Niclas FASTH74107.04 113Josh LOUGHREY9.80
114Mikael LUNDBERG73220.21 114Gary STAL9.44
115Pablo MARTIN BENAVIDES70273.42 115Ben STOW9.43
116Simon KHAN69658.19 116Max ORRIN9.12
117Chris PAISLEY62285.93 117Daan HUIZING9.00
118Johan EDFORS61243.82 118James ROBINSON8.59
119Padraig HARRINGTON58237.91 119Renato PARATORE8.43
120Tom LEWIS58078.68 120Matthew NIXON8.41
121Matteo MANASSERO57840.06 121Pablo MARTIN BENAVIDES7.82
122Rhys DAVIES56478.24 122Mads SØGAARD7.80
123Anders HANSEN56335.22 123Bernd RITTHAMMER7.70
124Jamie MCLEARY55740.71 124Lorenzo GAGLI7.66
125Steve WEBSTER55475.11 125Raphaël JACQUELIN7.64
126Darren CLARKE53506.34 126Manuel TRAPPEL7.60
127John PARRY49451.90 127Roope KAKKO7.55
128Edoardo MOLINARI48550.00 128Sam WALKER7.42
129Niall KEARNEY45887.14 129Robert DINWIDDIE7.38
130Peter LAWRIE42130.00 130Javier COLOMO7.33
131Richard FINCH41561.53 131Christopher MIVIS7.20
132Bernd RITTHAMMER41550.21 132Seve BENSON7.03
133Nick DOUGHERTY40365.77 133Michael HOEY6.96
134James HEATH39350.00 134Edouard DUBOIS6.94
135Oskar HENNINGSSON39350.00 135Rhys DAVIES6.83
136Mark FOSTER38727.90 136Bernhard LANGER6.73
137José-Filipe LIMA38699.81 137Joel GIRRBACH6.60
138Kevin PHELAN38084.63 138Niall TURNER6.52
139Tom MURRAY37578.78 139Edouard ESPAÑA6.51
140Ryan EVANS34883.82 140Paul LAWRIE6.51
141Simon WAKEFIELD33720.00 141Alexander KNAPPE6.31
142Paul MADDY33660.25 142Scott JAMIESON6.28
143Ricardo SANTOS32190.00 143Espen KOFSTAD6.28
144Carlos PIGEM31051.01 144Simon WAKEFIELD6.27
145Soren HANSEN30068.69 145Aaron RAI6.20
146Marco CRESPI29916.82 146Richard MCEVOY6.17
147Jason BARNES29570.00 147Sebastian HEISELE6.06
148Jordi GARCIA PINTO29041.00 148Ryan EVANS5.86
149Max ORRIN28985.24 149Stuart MANLEY5.79
150Chris DOAK28710.00 150Jens DANTORP5.75
151Damien MCGRANE26625.00 151Adrian OTAEGUI5.62
152José Manuel LARA25750.00 152Tapio PULKKANEN5.60
153Andrea PAVAN24830.55 153Carlos PIGEM5.52
154Javier COLOMO24594.14 154James HEATH5.52
155Sam HUTSBY24134.78 155Oskar HENNINGSSON5.52
156Pep ANGLES22685.71 156David LAW5.46
157Simon GRIFFITHS22540.00 157Lasse JENSEN5.38
158Jack SENIOR22274.81 158Andrea PAVAN5.36
159Matthew BALDWIN21877.28 159Ruaidhri MCGEE5.33
160Oliver WILSON20637.89 160Morten Ørum MADSEN5.28
161Joachim B. HANSEN19913.16 161Florian FRITSCH5.19
162Adrien SADDIER19125.00 162Thomas SHADBOLT5.08
163Jérôme LANDO CASANOVA18200.00 163Enrico DI NITTO4.93
164Simon THORNTON18180.00 164Joël STALTER4.50
165Scott HENRY18060.26 165David DIXON4.32
166Cyril BOUNIOL17248.50 166Johan EDFORS4.32
167Francesco LAPORTA16589.50 167John PARRY4.20
168Alessandro TADINI16333.33 168Alexander BJÖRK4.16
169Dominic FOOS15965.32 169Chris SELFRIDGE4.15
170Toby TREE13646.70 170Eirik Tage JOHANSEN4.13
171Lukas NEMECZ13157.62 171Darren CLARKE4.04
172Simon DYSON11464.83 172Scott HENRY4.03
173Steven BROWN10400.00 173Benjamin RUSCH4.00
174Daan HUIZING10202.61 174Martin KESKARI4.00
175Michael JONZON10137.59 175Borja ETCHART4.00
176Ben STOW9800.00 176Daniel JENNEVRET4.00
177Pedro ORIOL9450.00 177Haydn MCCULLEN4.00
178Gary KING9233.44 178Max LAIER4.00
179Moritz LAMPERT9060.12 179Mark F HAASTRUP4.00
180James ROBINSON8814.53 180Simon GRIFFITHS3.87
181Jordan L SMITH8750.00 181Francesco LAPORTA3.87
182Sandy LYLE8743.55 182Ricardo SANTOS3.76
183Ian WOOSNAM8743.55 183José-Filipe LIMA3.72
184Andrew MCARTHUR8692.09 184George MURRAY3.71
185David LAW8692.09 185Philipp MEJOW3.60
186Wil BESSELING7920.00 186Robin GOGER3.60
187Scott FALLON7800.00 187Daniel LØKKE3.60
188Oliver FARR7600.00 188Eric BLOM3.60
189Sebastian HEISELE6450.00 189Robert KARLSSON3.56
190Victor RIU6150.00 190Mikael LUNDBERG3.51
191Steven JEPPESEN6093.07 191Toby TREE3.51
192Sebastian SODERBERG6093.07 192Hugues JOANNES3.45
193Scott FERNANDEZ5631.28 193Kevin PHELAN3.41
194Kenneth FERRIE5300.00 194Robert COLES3.24
195Peter WHITEFORD5300.00 195Damien PERRIER3.20
196Espen KOFSTAD5220.00 196Tom LEWIS3.16
197Lionel WEBER4697.20 197Steven TILEY3.15
198Christofer BLOMSTRAND3711.11 198Jamie MCLEARY3.11
199Lorenzo GAGLI3000.00 199Dominic FOOS3.04
200Chris LLOYD2850.00 200Joel SJÖHOLM3.02
201Carlos DEL MORAL1451.50 201Zane SCOTLAND3.00

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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