European Ryder Cup Rankings

European Points List World Points List
PosPlayer NameCountryPoints PosPlayer NameCountryPoints
1Danny WILLETT4024628.68 1Rory MCILROY273.70
2Rory MCILROY3519863.55 2Danny WILLETT268.49
3Chris WOOD2476271.30 3Henrik STENSON225.92
4Matthew FITZPATRICK2198696.94 4Sergio GARCIA179.80
5Andy SULLIVAN1980084.11 5Justin ROSE162.74
6Rafa CABRERA BELLO1795889.21 6Chris WOOD154.53
7Victor DUBUISSON1655425.74 7Rafa CABRERA BELLO143.37
8Søren KJELDSEN1567340.12 8Matthew FITZPATRICK142.71
9Henrik STENSON1538373.36 9Andy SULLIVAN117.61
10Shane LOWRY1509717.08 10Shane LOWRY106.51
11Thorbjørn OLESEN1448768.61 11Lee WESTWOOD102.57
12Kristoffer BROBERG1444394.93 12Søren KJELDSEN97.12
13Lee WESTWOOD1343030.92 13Thorbjørn OLESEN94.48
14Rikard KARLBERG1234524.17 14Thomas PIETERS90.05
15Thomas PIETERS1180168.82 15Rikard KARLBERG88.02
16Martin KAYMER1047307.98 16Graeme MCDOWELL87.60
17Lucas BJERREGAARD1014524.75 17Martin KAYMER78.92
18Joost LUITEN985448.84 18Jamie DONALDSON78.00
19Sergio GARCIA979542.76 19Joost LUITEN75.94
20Ross FISHER951690.22 20Russell KNOX75.93
21Bernd WIESBERGER943513.48 21Victor DUBUISSON72.75
22Lee SLATTERY910523.89 22Lucas BJERREGAARD69.60
23Justin ROSE908022.17 23Lee SLATTERY67.91
24Andrew JOHNSTON846654.85 24Kristoffer BROBERG67.39
25Grégory BOURDY828766.08 25David LINGMERTH65.45
26Julien QUESNE774489.73 26Bernd WIESBERGER63.81
27Tyrrell HATTON729295.34 27Andrew JOHNSTON63.43
28Benjamin HEBERT725342.30 28Luke DONALD59.47
29Bradley DREDGE707744.94 29Grégory BOURDY58.17
30Richard BLAND683506.02 30Ross FISHER57.64
31Russell KNOX654395.89 31Freddie JACOBSON54.49
32Jamie DONALDSON621335.78 32Bradley DREDGE50.55
33Romain WATTEL597258.39 33Francesco MOLINARI49.93
34Alexander LEVY586516.21 34Julien QUESNE49.73
35James MORRISON575106.23 35Benjamin HEBERT48.35
36Graeme STORM560774.45 36Tyrrell HATTON47.09
37Jorge CAMPILLO526414.58 37Richard BLAND43.80
38Tommy FLEETWOOD521992.56 38Ian POULTER42.14
39Maximilian KIEFFER491295.55 39Romain WATTEL41.53
40Anthony WALL484883.36 40Nicolas COLSAERTS39.30
41Alejandro CAÑIZARES478540.59 41James MORRISON38.15
42Graeme MCDOWELL451854.11 42Alexander LEVY37.06
43Nicolas COLSAERTS429274.17 43Jorge CAMPILLO35.88
44Ian POULTER413155.90 44Ricardo GOUVEIA34.62
45Eduardo DE LA RIVA408925.79 45Alejandro CAÑIZARES34.39
46Pablo LARRAZÁBAL403078.82 46Graeme STORM32.57
47Francesco MOLINARI397056.94 47Maximilian KIEFFER30.73
48Joakim LAGERGREN390517.77 48Clément SORDET30.37
49Peter HANSON377660.82 49Sébastien GROS30.17
50David LINGMERTH364665.91 50Tommy FLEETWOOD28.86
51David HOWELL355461.97 51Anthony WALL28.45
52Luke DONALD350735.48 52Eduardo DE LA RIVA28.41
53Richie RAMSAY344106.43 53Robert ROCK28.01
54David DRYSDALE338015.37 54Peter HANSON27.72
55Alex NOREN336221.58 55Joakim LAGERGREN26.94
56Robert ROCK320406.66 56Borja VIRTO26.30
57Stephen GALLACHER315961.74 57Nacho ELVIRA25.95
58Marcel SIEM313252.36 58Pablo LARRAZÁBAL25.78
59Marc WARREN311245.27 59Jordan L SMITH24.53
60Pelle EDBERG308208.07 60Matt WALLACE24.13
61Eddie PEPPERELL306045.90 61David DRYSDALE24.00
62David HORSEY291421.36 62David HORSEY23.08
63Miguel Angel JIMÉNEZ287238.80 63Alexander KNAPPE22.51
64Nacho ELVIRA276790.42 64Sebastian SODERBERG22.36
65Matthew SOUTHGATE273969.75 65Nino BERTASIO22.08
66Mike LORENZO-VERA272610.47 66Pelle EDBERG21.86
67Mikko ILONEN266667.86 67Marcel SIEM21.78
68Johan CARLSSON260472.35 68Mikko ILONEN21.61
69Lasse JENSEN258794.54 69Alex NOREN21.39
70Gary STAL258169.15 70Padraig HARRINGTON21.19
71Mikko KORHONEN252226.04 71Johan CARLSSON20.97
72Adrian OTAEGUI251343.25 72Christofer BLOMSTRAND20.96
73Grégory HAVRET251112.55 73Jeff WINTHER20.29
74Sébastien GROS241697.00 74Adrian OTAEGUI20.02
75Raphaël JACQUELIN240973.45 75Lasse JENSEN19.78
76Ben EVANS240103.83 76Matthew SOUTHGATE19.53
77Craig LEE237154.77 77Callum SHINKWIN19.26
78Magnus A CARLSSON234001.64 78Ben EVANS19.08
79Oliver FISHER227503.41 79Greg OWEN19.00
80Daniel BROOKS220693.45 80Mikko KORHONEN18.72
81Paul DUNNE197647.98 81Gary BOYD18.62
82Alvaro QUIROS191217.90 82David HOWELL18.54
83Seve BENSON177451.01 83Eddie PEPPERELL18.53
84Nino BERTASIO168401.38 84Thomas LINARD18.46
85Robert DINWIDDIE167480.61 85Richie RAMSAY18.24
86Renato PARATORE167362.81 86Damien PERRIER18.06
87Richard MCEVOY160686.91 87Duncan STEWART17.71
88Ricardo GOUVEIA157073.59 88Magnus A CARLSSON17.65
89Matt FORD152156.82 89Tom MURRAY17.45
90Scott JAMIESON149957.69 90Matthieu PAVON17.38
91Borja VIRTO149663.58 91Paul DUNNE17.09
92Thomas BJØRN141380.19 92Darius VAN DRIEL17.07
93Jeff WINTHER133535.47 93Romain LANGASQUE16.84
94Edouard ESPAÑA132822.70 94Björn ÅKESSON16.76
95Callum SHINKWIN130847.12 95Mike LORENZO-VERA16.68
96Roope KAKKO130258.55 96Thomas BJØRN16.57
97Thomas LINARD116725.00 97Stephen GALLACHER16.26
98Chris HANSON115510.20 98Alvaro QUIROS15.94
99Robert KARLSSON113292.25 99Joachim B. HANSEN15.86
100Clément BERARDO111978.97 100Daniel BROOKS15.83
101Gary BOYD111515.73 101Richard MCEVOY15.77
102Matteo MANASSERO111090.82 102José-Filipe LIMA15.72
103Matthew NIXON109432.83 103Ross McGOWAN15.43
104Morten Ørum MADSEN106316.59 104Craig LEE14.89
105Michael HOEY103634.42 105Matteo DELPODIO14.55
106Paul LAWRIE100149.20 106Chris HANSON14.36
107Jens FAHRBRING94543.25 107Antoine SCHWARTZ13.93
108Florian FRITSCH92094.34 108Grégory HAVRET13.89
109Johan EDFORS90043.82 109Pep ANGLES13.79
110David DIXON88687.17 110Gary STAL13.58
111Niclas FASTH85657.04 111Gary KING13.20
112Mikael LUNDBERG84552.33 112Clément BERARDO12.83
113Stuart MANLEY84206.23 113Oliver FISHER12.69
114Björn ÅKESSON83443.12 114Miguel Angel JIMÉNEZ12.56
115Chris PAISLEY82135.93 115Garrick PORTEOUS12.53
116Ross McGOWAN80151.12 116Christopher MIVIS12.47
117Bernhard LANGER77817.61 117Ben STOW12.46
118Pablo MARTIN BENAVIDES70273.42 118Matt FORD12.33
119Simon KHAN69658.19 119Espen KOFSTAD12.28
120Tom LEWIS67578.68 120Daan HUIZING12.24
121Steve WEBSTER67135.11 121Robert DINWIDDIE12.19
122Padraig HARRINGTON58237.91 122Marc WARREN12.10
123Rhys DAVIES56478.24 123Bernd RITTHAMMER11.76
124Anders HANSEN56335.22 124Raphaël JACQUELIN11.36
125Jamie MCLEARY55740.71 125Jens FAHRBRING10.87
126Darren CLARKE53506.34 126Seve BENSON10.61
127Edoardo MOLINARI51775.00 127Renato PARATORE10.38
128Mark FOSTER50387.90 128Steven TILEY10.35
129Peter LAWRIE50080.00 129Matthew NIXON10.15
130John PARRY49451.90 130Lorenzo GAGLI10.14
131Niall KEARNEY45887.14 131Moritz LAMPERT10.00
132Soren HANSEN45165.10 132Josh LOUGHREY9.80
133Scott HENRY43310.26 133Max ORRIN9.12
134Richard FINCH41561.53 134James ROBINSON8.59
135Bernd RITTHAMMER41550.21 135Andrea PAVAN8.15
136Carlos PIGEM40551.01 136Joël STALTER8.10
137Nick DOUGHERTY40365.77 137Scott JAMIESON7.94
138James HEATH39350.00 138Adrien SADDIER7.86
139Oskar HENNINGSSON39350.00 139Pablo MARTIN BENAVIDES7.82
140Ryan EVANS38933.82 140Mads SØGAARD7.80
141José-Filipe LIMA38699.81 141Matteo MANASSERO7.72
142Kevin PHELAN38084.63 142Jens DANTORP7.61
143Tom MURRAY37578.78 143Manuel TRAPPEL7.60
144Marco CRESPI35216.82 144Johan EDFORS7.56
145Simon WAKEFIELD33720.00 145Roope KAKKO7.55
146Paul MADDY33660.25 146Sam WALKER7.42
147Michael JONZON32862.59 147Javier COLOMO7.33
148Ricardo SANTOS32190.00 148Enrico DI NITTO7.33
149Jason BARNES29570.00 149Alessandro TADINI7.28
150Jordi GARCIA PINTO29041.00 150David LAW7.20
151Max ORRIN28985.24 151Eirik Tage JOHANSEN7.14
152Chris DOAK28710.00 152Stuart MANLEY7.00
153Oliver WILSON28587.89 153Michael HOEY6.96
154Damien MCGRANE26625.00 154Edouard DUBOIS6.94
155José Manuel LARA25750.00 155Rhys DAVIES6.83
156Matthew BALDWIN25423.69 156Bernhard LANGER6.73
157Jack SENIOR24892.21 157Ricardo SANTOS6.72
158Andrea PAVAN24830.55 158Carlos PIGEM6.72
159Javier COLOMO24594.14 159Joel GIRRBACH6.60
160Sam HUTSBY24134.78 160Scott HENRY6.58
161Pep ANGLES22685.71 161Niall TURNER6.52
162Simon GRIFFITHS22540.00 162Edouard ESPAÑA6.51
163Joachim B. HANSEN19913.16 163Paul LAWRIE6.51
164Francesco LAPORTA19889.50 164Thomas SHADBOLT6.41
165Lukas NEMECZ19757.62 165Simon WAKEFIELD6.27
166Adrien SADDIER19125.00 166Aaron RAI6.20
167Jens DANTORP18975.00 167Sebastian HEISELE6.06
168Jérôme LANDO CASANOVA18200.00 168Oliver FARR6.03
169Simon THORNTON18180.00 169Robert KARLSSON5.96
170Cyril BOUNIOL17248.50 170Ryan EVANS5.86
171Alessandro TADINI16333.33 171Tapio PULKKANEN5.60
172Dominic FOOS15965.32 172Alexander BJÖRK5.59
173Simon DYSON14082.23 173James HEATH5.52
174Andrew MCARTHUR13992.09 174Oskar HENNINGSSON5.52
175Toby TREE13646.70 175Paul MADDY5.44
176Pedro ORIOL13450.00 176Ruaidhri MCGEE5.33
177Alexander BJÖRK11550.00 177Morten Ørum MADSEN5.28
178James ROBINSON11431.93 178Florian FRITSCH5.19
179Steven BROWN10400.00 179Simon KHAN5.12
180Daan HUIZING10202.61 180Dominic FOOS4.46
181Ben STOW9800.00 181Julien GUERRIER4.40
182Sebastian SODERBERG9639.48 182Tom LEWIS4.37
183Gary KING9233.44 183David DIXON4.32
184Moritz LAMPERT9060.12 184Scott FERNANDEZ4.25
185Jordan L SMITH8750.00 185John PARRY4.20
186Sandy LYLE8743.55 186Chris PAISLEY4.16
187Ian WOOSNAM8743.55 187Chris SELFRIDGE4.15
188David LAW8692.09 188Darren CLARKE4.04
189Wil BESSELING7920.00 189Michael JONZON4.02
190Scott FALLON7800.00 190Mark F HAASTRUP4.00
191Oliver FARR7600.00 191Borja ETCHART4.00
192Sebastian HEISELE6450.00 192Martin KESKARI4.00
193Victor RIU6150.00 193Daniel JENNEVRET4.00
194Steven JEPPESEN6093.07 194Benjamin RUSCH4.00
195Scott FERNANDEZ5631.28 195Haydn MCCULLEN4.00
196Matt WALLACE5400.00 196Max LAIER4.00
197Peter WHITEFORD5300.00 197Francesco LAPORTA3.87
198Sam WALKER5300.00 198Simon GRIFFITHS3.87
199Kenneth FERRIE5300.00 199Jack SENIOR3.75
200Espen KOFSTAD5220.00 200George MURRAY3.71
201Lionel WEBER4697.20 201Robin GOGER3.60
202Christofer BLOMSTRAND3711.11 202Daniel LØKKE3.60
203Joel SJÖHOLM3300.00 203Eric BLOM3.60
204Lorenzo GAGLI3000.00 204Philipp MEJOW3.60
205Chris LLOYD2850.00 205Jason BARNES3.53
206Carlos DEL MORAL1451.50 206Toby TREE3.51

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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