European Ryder Cup Rankings

European Points List World Points List
PosPlayer NameCountryPoints PosPlayer NameCountryPoints
1Rory MCILROY4171716.36 1Henrik STENSON380.31
2Danny WILLETT4059360.67 2Rory MCILROY319.97
3Henrik STENSON3554055.09 3Danny WILLETT271.99
4Chris WOOD2593023.46 4Sergio GARCIA207.95
5Andy SULLIVAN2472016.00 5Rafa CABRERA BELLO179.42
6Matthew FITZPATRICK2289796.46 6Justin ROSE173.09
7Rafa CABRERA BELLO2191913.62 7Chris WOOD163.06
8Søren KJELDSEN1806144.54 8Andy SULLIVAN153.80
9Tyrrell HATTON1688068.41 9Matthew FITZPATRICK153.58
10Victor DUBUISSON1675632.53 10Russell KNOX141.22
11Thorbjørn OLESEN1628788.97 11Lee WESTWOOD117.67
12Martin KAYMER1618348.54 12Søren KJELDSEN117.47
13Lee WESTWOOD1525566.25 13Thomas PIETERS117.18
14Shane LOWRY1516723.87 14Martin KAYMER116.34
15Thomas PIETERS1461162.28 15Tyrrell HATTON114.35
16Kristoffer BROBERG1450705.29 16Thorbjørn OLESEN111.48
17Sergio GARCIA1333195.57 17Shane LOWRY107.96
18Alex NOREN1291721.83 18Francesco MOLINARI104.64
19Rikard KARLBERG1240834.53 19Graeme MCDOWELL103.63
20Joost LUITEN1183847.01 20Alex NOREN96.93
21Francesco MOLINARI1169819.28 21Luke DONALD93.15
22Bernd WIESBERGER1102863.84 22Joost LUITEN91.74
23Ross FISHER1090999.97 23Rikard KARLBERG88.02
24Andrew JOHNSTON1062056.61 24Jamie DONALDSON82.50
25Lucas BJERREGAARD1053201.28 25Andrew JOHNSTON80.93
26Justin ROSE1037229.90 26Bernd WIESBERGER76.69
27Grégory BOURDY996956.48 27Victor DUBUISSON75.55
28Lee SLATTERY947472.40 28Lee SLATTERY71.37
29Julien QUESNE879205.87 29Lucas BJERREGAARD71.33
30Russell KNOX839726.72 30David LINGMERTH70.51
31Bradley DREDGE778864.36 31Grégory BOURDY68.62
32Richard BLAND759234.14 32Ross FISHER67.44
33Benjamin HEBERT736825.30 33Kristoffer BROBERG67.39
34Nicolas COLSAERTS719892.33 34Nicolas COLSAERTS60.03
35Anthony WALL712042.39 35Freddie JACOBSON57.74
36Romain WATTEL689636.51 36Julien QUESNE56.48
37Jamie DONALDSON665590.92 37Bradley DREDGE55.62
38Jorge CAMPILLO655820.41 38Anthony WALL55.33
39James MORRISON648916.59 39Richard BLAND48.98
40Graeme STORM640124.45 40Benjamin HEBERT48.35
41Alexander LEVY611508.21 41James MORRISON47.75
42Maximilian KIEFFER549707.51 42Romain WATTEL46.90
43Tommy FLEETWOOD549063.73 43Jorge CAMPILLO45.19
44Graeme MCDOWELL544308.85 44Padraig HARRINGTON42.75
45Alejandro CAÑIZARES540307.15 45Graeme STORM42.37
46Richie RAMSAY503994.52 46Ian POULTER42.14
47Matthew SOUTHGATE495520.51 47Ricardo GOUVEIA41.61
48David HOWELL490756.98 48Alejandro CAÑIZARES40.31
49Eduardo DE LA RIVA483725.79 49Alexander LEVY38.27
50Pablo LARRAZÁBAL449809.27 50Matthew SOUTHGATE38.06
51David LINGMERTH438413.46 51Clément SORDET36.86
52Luke DONALD428581.06 52Maximilian KIEFFER36.66
53Ian POULTER413155.90 53Callum SHINKWIN35.67
54Johan CARLSSON410400.64 54David HOWELL33.49
55Peter HANSON410248.32 55Robert ROCK33.23
56Mikko ILONEN399097.86 56Eduardo DE LA RIVA33.05
57Joakim LAGERGREN398248.22 57Johan CARLSSON32.53
58David DRYSDALE393995.37 58Bernd RITTHAMMER32.35
59Marc WARREN376760.00 59Peter HANSON31.11
60Robert ROCK375873.92 60Tommy FLEETWOOD30.90
61Miguel Angel JIMÉNEZ367763.06 61Nacho ELVIRA30.55
62Eddie PEPPERELL367230.41 62Jordan L SMITH30.41
63David HORSEY367221.36 63Pablo LARRAZÁBAL30.37
64Callum SHINKWIN366138.49 64David HORSEY30.30
65Raphaël JACQUELIN364937.84 65Mikko ILONEN30.30
66Matteo MANASSERO346895.72 66Romain LANGASQUE30.20
67Padraig HARRINGTON344197.82 67Sébastien GROS30.17
68Magnus A CARLSSON338842.57 68Richie RAMSAY29.78
69Mike LORENZO-VERA335574.87 69Matt WALLACE29.75
70Marcel SIEM335452.36 70Alexander KNAPPE29.39
71Nacho ELVIRA333469.06 71Damien PERRIER28.33
72Pelle EDBERG326464.28 72David DRYSDALE28.06
73Stephen GALLACHER315961.74 73Joakim LAGERGREN26.94
74Lasse JENSEN301685.24 74Borja VIRTO26.30
75Grégory HAVRET299735.18 75Nino BERTASIO25.79
76Oliver FISHER299288.81 76Matteo MANASSERO25.59
77Adrian OTAEGUI296463.25 77Alexander BJÖRK25.11
78Mikko KORHONEN280536.04 78Gary BOYD24.96
79Ricardo GOUVEIA277014.53 79Magnus A CARLSSON24.83
80Craig LEE274542.27 80Christofer BLOMSTRAND24.38
81Daniel BROOKS260583.45 81Espen KOFSTAD24.28
82Gary STAL259631.65 82Pelle EDBERG24.28
83Robert DINWIDDIE258080.61 83Marcel SIEM23.12
84Sébastien GROS247484.50 84Raphaël JACQUELIN23.10
85Paul DUNNE245479.51 85Mike LORENZO-VERA22.81
86Ben EVANS243494.74 86Eddie PEPPERELL22.67
87Nino BERTASIO224417.52 87Paul DUNNE22.59
88Matt FORD205122.97 88Adrian OTAEGUI22.58
89Renato PARATORE203901.75 89Sebastian SODERBERG22.36
90Chris PAISLEY196065.92 90James HEATH22.32
91Alvaro QUIROS191217.90 91Joël STALTER22.26
92Richard MCEVOY189286.91 92Greg OWEN22.01
93Seve BENSON188638.51 93Lasse JENSEN21.95
94Gary BOYD180985.73 94Adrien SADDIER21.59
95Thomas BJØRN171356.73 95Jeff WINTHER21.49
96Robert KARLSSON170742.25 96Mikko KORHONEN21.44
97Scott JAMIESON168312.41 97Pep ANGLES21.29
98Chris HANSON165204.39 98Oliver FISHER21.25
99Roope KAKKO158858.55 99Joachim B. HANSEN21.13
100Borja VIRTO153313.58 100Duncan STEWART20.87
101Jeff WINTHER147985.47 101Carlos PIGEM20.72
102Anders HANSEN141585.22 102Matthieu PAVON20.44
103Paul LAWRIE140656.27 103Tom MURRAY20.09
104Ryan EVANS136043.82 104Daniel BROOKS19.99
105Edouard ESPAÑA132822.70 105Ben STOW19.84
106Michael HOEY132349.60 106Miguel Angel JIMÉNEZ19.81
107Clément BERARDO126928.97 107Robert DINWIDDIE19.60
108Simon KHAN123458.19 108Darius VAN DRIEL19.23
109Thomas LINARD116725.00 109Ben EVANS19.08
110Niclas FASTH113012.35 110Aaron RAI18.62
111Mark FOSTER112637.14 111Thomas LINARD18.46
112Matthew NIXON109432.83 112Craig LEE17.79
113Morten Ørum MADSEN106316.59 113Marc WARREN17.57
114Stuart MANLEY102637.14 114Chris HANSON17.30
115Darren CLARKE101534.55 115Ryan EVANS17.20
116Florian FRITSCH98494.34 116Richard MCEVOY17.11
117Mikael LUNDBERG95739.83 117José-Filipe LIMA16.96
118Edoardo MOLINARI95096.36 118Matt FORD16.76
119Jens FAHRBRING94543.25 119Björn ÅKESSON16.76
120Johan EDFORS92837.35 120Max ORRIN16.70
121David DIXON90166.17 121Thomas BJØRN16.57
122Steve WEBSTER85301.67 122Stephen GALLACHER16.26
123Ross McGOWAN84651.12 123Grégory HAVRET16.06
124Björn ÅKESSON83443.12 124Alvaro QUIROS15.94
125Tom LEWIS80828.68 125Antoine SCHWARTZ15.53
126Bernhard LANGER77817.61 126Ross McGOWAN15.43
127Joachim B. HANSEN70589.75 127Matteo DELPODIO14.55
128John PARRY70291.32 128Clément BERARDO14.04
129Pablo MARTIN BENAVIDES70273.42 129Christopher MIVIS13.81
130Bernd RITTHAMMER67510.21 130Steven TILEY13.59
131Jamie MCLEARY61528.21 131Gary STAL13.58
132Oliver WILSON59264.83 132Daan HUIZING13.44
133Rhys DAVIES58512.35 133Gary KING13.20
134Peter LAWRIE50080.00 134Chris PAISLEY13.19
135Adrien SADDIER48525.00 135Renato PARATORE13.01
136Niall KEARNEY45887.14 136Matthew NIXON12.63
137Soren HANSEN45165.10 137Garrick PORTEOUS12.53
138Romain LANGASQUE45120.00 138Seve BENSON12.08
139Carlos PIGEM44439.25 139Oliver FARR12.03
140Scott HENRY43310.26 140Michael HOEY11.68
141James HEATH42948.20 141Lorenzo GAGLI11.58
142Richard FINCH41561.53 142Sam WALKER11.51
143Nick DOUGHERTY40365.77 143Sebastian HEISELE11.34
144Oskar HENNINGSSON39350.00 144Robert KARLSSON11.28
145José-Filipe LIMA38699.81 145Dominic FOOS11.25
146Kevin PHELAN38084.63 146Josh LOUGHREY11.18
147Tom MURRAY37578.78 147Scott HENRY11.09
148Francesco LAPORTA35928.92 148Jens FAHRBRING10.87
149Marco CRESPI35216.82 149Mark FOSTER10.35
150Simon WAKEFIELD33720.00 150Roope KAKKO10.19
151Clément SORDET33694.63 151Moritz LAMPERT10.00
152Paul MADDY33660.25 152Matthew CORT9.60
153Michael JONZON32862.59 153Paul LAWRIE9.44
154Lukas NEMECZ32566.66 154Chris SELFRIDGE9.38
155Ricardo SANTOS32190.00 155Scott JAMIESON9.14
156Jack SENIOR31881.32 156Jens DANTORP8.87
157Matthew BALDWIN31823.69 157Simon KHAN8.73
158Jason BARNES29570.00 158Javier COLOMO8.61
159Jordi GARCIA PINTO29041.00 159James ROBINSON8.59
160Max ORRIN28985.24 160Alessandro TADINI8.50
161Chris DOAK28710.00 161Stuart MANLEY8.36
162Andrew MCARTHUR27992.09 162Darren CLARKE8.29
163Steven BROWN26740.00 163Andrea PAVAN8.15
164Damien MCGRANE26625.00 164Niall TURNER8.03
165José Manuel LARA25750.00 165Pablo MARTIN BENAVIDES7.82
166Andrea PAVAN24830.55 166Mads SØGAARD7.80
167Javier COLOMO24594.14 167Daniel LØKKE7.60
168Sam HUTSBY24134.78 168Manuel TRAPPEL7.60
169Pep ANGLES22685.71 169Johan EDFORS7.56
170Simon GRIFFITHS22540.00 170Enrico DI NITTO7.33
171Jens DANTORP18975.00 171Tom LEWIS7.31
172Jérôme LANDO CASANOVA18200.00 172David LAW7.20
173Simon THORNTON18180.00 173Eirik Tage JOHANSEN7.14
174Jack DOHERTY18166.56 174Edouard DUBOIS6.94
175James ROBINSON17831.93 175Rhys DAVIES6.83
176Alessandro TADINI17323.33 176Bernhard LANGER6.73
177Cyril BOUNIOL17248.50 177Ricardo SANTOS6.72
178Colin MONTGOMERIE16482.08 178Joel GIRRBACH6.60
179Dominic FOOS15965.32 179Edouard ESPAÑA6.51
180Freddie JACOBSON15775.72 180Anton KARLSSON6.48
181Simon DYSON14082.23 181Thomas SHADBOLT6.41
182Toby TREE13646.70 182Anders HANSEN6.35
183Pedro ORIOL13450.00 183Simon WAKEFIELD6.27
184Sandy LYLE12341.75 184Steven BROWN5.66
185Alexander BJÖRK11550.00 185Tapio PULKKANEN5.60
186Daan HUIZING10202.61 186Toby TREE5.55
187David LAW10162.09 187Oskar HENNINGSSON5.52
188Ben STOW9800.00 188Paul MADDY5.44
189Sebastian SODERBERG9639.48 189Ruaidhri MCGEE5.33
190Gary KING9233.44 190Morten Ørum MADSEN5.28
191Scott FERNANDEZ9229.48 191Florian FRITSCH5.19
192Moritz LAMPERT9060.12 192Francesco LAPORTA5.08
193Charlie FORD8750.00 193Mikael LUNDBERG4.98
194Jordan L SMITH8750.00 194Joel SJÖHOLM4.94
195Ian WOOSNAM8743.55 195Philipp MEJOW4.82
196Wil BESSELING7920.00 196Steve WEBSTER4.58
197Scott FALLON7800.00 197Julien GUERRIER4.40
198Oliver FARR7600.00 198David DIXON4.32
199Kenneth FERRIE6779.00 199Charlie FORD4.26
200Sebastian HEISELE6450.00 200Scott FERNANDEZ4.25
201Victor RIU6150.00 201John PARRY4.20
202Steven JEPPESEN6093.07 202Michael JONZON4.02
203Matt WALLACE5400.00 203Wil BESSELING4.02
204Sam WALKER5300.00 204Mark F HAASTRUP4.00
205Peter WHITEFORD5300.00 205Borja ETCHART4.00
206Espen KOFSTAD5220.00 206Stephen DODD4.00
207Lionel WEBER4697.20 207Martin KESKARI4.00
208Dave COUPLAND4294.63 208Daniel JENNEVRET4.00
209Christofer BLOMSTRAND3711.11 209Benjamin RUSCH4.00
210Joel SJÖHOLM3300.00 210Raphael MARGUERY4.00
211Lorenzo GAGLI3000.00 211Haydn MCCULLEN4.00
212Carlos DEL MORAL2918.50 212Max LAIER4.00
213Chris LLOYD2850.00 213Simon GRIFFITHS3.87
214Toni FERRER2793.52 214Jack SENIOR3.75
215Niall TURNER2395.74 215George MURRAY3.71
216Robert COLES1745.40 216Robin GOGER3.60
217Hugues JOANNES1479.00 217Eric 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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