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 STENSON259.92
4Matthew FITZPATRICK2198696.94 4Sergio GARCIA187.28
5Andy SULLIVAN2001484.11 5Justin ROSE162.74
6Henrik STENSON1871703.36 6Chris WOOD154.53
7Rafa CABRERA BELLO1795889.21 7Rafa CABRERA BELLO143.37
8Victor DUBUISSON1655425.74 8Matthew FITZPATRICK142.71
9Thorbjørn OLESEN1622478.61 9Andy SULLIVAN119.53
10Søren KJELDSEN1567340.12 10Thorbjørn OLESEN111.48
11Shane LOWRY1509717.08 11Shane LOWRY106.51
12Kristoffer BROBERG1444394.93 12Lee WESTWOOD102.57
13Lee WESTWOOD1343030.92 13Søren KJELDSEN97.12
14Rikard KARLBERG1234524.17 14Thomas PIETERS90.05
15Thomas PIETERS1180168.82 15Rikard KARLBERG88.02
16Sergio GARCIA1056942.76 16Graeme MCDOWELL87.60
17Martin KAYMER1047307.98 17Martin KAYMER78.92
18Lucas BJERREGAARD1014524.75 18Joost LUITEN78.66
19Joost LUITEN1011408.84 19Jamie DONALDSON78.00
20Bernd WIESBERGER998513.48 20Russell KNOX75.93
21Ross FISHER969490.22 21Victor DUBUISSON75.55
22Lee SLATTERY941257.22 22Lee SLATTERY71.37
23Justin ROSE908022.17 23Lucas BJERREGAARD69.60
24Andrew JOHNSTON846654.85 24Bernd WIESBERGER69.59
25Grégory BOURDY828766.08 25Kristoffer BROBERG67.39
26Julien QUESNE774489.73 26David LINGMERTH65.45
27Benjamin HEBERT731042.30 27Andrew JOHNSTON63.43
28Tyrrell HATTON729295.34 28Luke DONALD59.47
29Bradley DREDGE725544.94 29Ross FISHER59.18
30Richard BLAND693706.02 30Grégory BOURDY58.17
31Russell KNOX654395.89 31Francesco MOLINARI56.13
32Jamie DONALDSON621335.78 32Freddie JACOBSON54.49
33Graeme STORM599774.45 33Bradley DREDGE52.09
34Romain WATTEL597258.39 34Julien QUESNE49.73
35Alexander LEVY586516.21 35Benjamin HEBERT48.35
36James MORRISON575106.23 36Tyrrell HATTON47.09
37Jorge CAMPILLO526414.58 37Richard BLAND43.80
38Tommy FLEETWOOD521992.56 38Ian POULTER42.14
39Maximilian KIEFFER491295.55 39Romain WATTEL41.53
40Anthony WALL490583.36 40Nicolas COLSAERTS39.30
41Alejandro CAÑIZARES483640.59 41James MORRISON38.15
42Graeme MCDOWELL451854.11 42Graeme STORM37.16
43Pablo LARRAZÁBAL442078.82 43Alexander LEVY37.06
44Nicolas COLSAERTS429274.17 44Jorge CAMPILLO35.88
45Ian POULTER413155.90 45Ricardo GOUVEIA34.62
46Eduardo DE LA RIVA408925.79 46Alejandro CAÑIZARES34.39
47Peter HANSON399060.82 47Maximilian KIEFFER30.73
48Francesco MOLINARI397056.94 48Pablo LARRAZÁBAL30.37
49Joakim LAGERGREN390517.77 49Clément SORDET30.37
50David LINGMERTH364665.91 50Sébastien GROS30.17
51David HOWELL355461.97 51Peter HANSON29.64
52Luke DONALD350735.48 52Tommy FLEETWOOD28.86
53Richie RAMSAY350506.43 53David HORSEY28.86
54David HORSEY346421.36 54Jordan L SMITH28.73
55Raphaël JACQUELIN340973.45 55Anthony WALL28.45
56David DRYSDALE338015.37 56Eduardo DE LA RIVA28.41
57Alex NOREN336221.58 57Robert ROCK28.01
58Robert ROCK320406.66 58Joakim LAGERGREN26.94
59Stephen GALLACHER315961.74 59Borja VIRTO26.30
60Marcel SIEM313252.36 60Nacho ELVIRA25.95
61Mike LORENZO-VERA311610.47 61Matt WALLACE24.13
62Marc WARREN311245.27 62Nino BERTASIO24.00
63Pelle EDBERG308208.07 63David DRYSDALE24.00
64Eddie PEPPERELL306045.90 64Padraig HARRINGTON23.99
65Miguel Angel JIMÉNEZ287238.80 65Johan CARLSSON22.89
66Johan CARLSSON281872.35 66Alexander KNAPPE22.51
67Nacho ELVIRA281290.42 67Sebastian SODERBERG22.36
68Mikko KORHONEN278186.04 68Damien PERRIER22.26
69Matthew SOUTHGATE273969.75 69Pelle EDBERG21.86
70Mikko ILONEN270667.86 70Marcel SIEM21.78
71Lasse JENSEN258794.54 71Mikko ILONEN21.61
72Gary STAL258169.15 72Raphaël JACQUELIN21.56
73Magnus A CARLSSON251801.64 73Mikko KORHONEN21.44
74Adrian OTAEGUI251343.25 74Alex NOREN21.39
75Grégory HAVRET251112.55 75Mike LORENZO-VERA21.27
76Craig LEE247354.77 76Christofer BLOMSTRAND20.96
77Oliver FISHER242543.41 77Paul DUNNE20.55
78Sébastien GROS241697.00 78Jeff WINTHER20.29
79Ben EVANS240103.83 79Tom MURRAY20.09
80Daniel BROOKS235733.45 80Adrian OTAEGUI20.02
81Paul DUNNE228381.31 81Lasse JENSEN19.78
82Robert DINWIDDIE206480.61 82Matthew SOUTHGATE19.53
83Alvaro QUIROS191217.90 83Callum SHINKWIN19.26
84Nino BERTASIO189801.38 84Magnus A CARLSSON19.19
85Seve BENSON177451.01 85Ben EVANS19.08
86Renato PARATORE167362.81 86Greg OWEN19.00
87Ricardo GOUVEIA167273.59 87Gary BOYD18.62
88Richard MCEVOY160686.91 88David HOWELL18.54
89Scott JAMIESON153757.69 89Eddie PEPPERELL18.53
90Borja VIRTO153313.58 90Thomas LINARD18.46
91Matt FORD152156.82 91Richie RAMSAY18.24
92Thomas BJØRN145880.19 92Duncan STEWART17.71
93Roope KAKKO142858.55 93James HEATH17.52
94Matteo MANASSERO141824.16 94Matthieu PAVON17.38
95Callum SHINKWIN139647.12 95Joachim B. HANSEN17.22
96Jeff WINTHER139235.47 96Daniel BROOKS17.19
97Edouard ESPAÑA132822.70 97Darius VAN DRIEL17.07
98Robert KARLSSON131092.25 98Romain LANGASQUE16.84
99Chris HANSON128110.20 99Robert DINWIDDIE16.78
100Clément BERARDO124578.97 100Björn ÅKESSON16.76
101Thomas LINARD116725.00 101Thomas BJØRN16.57
102Gary BOYD111515.73 102Stephen GALLACHER16.26
103Matthew NIXON109432.83 103Alvaro QUIROS15.94
104Morten Ørum MADSEN106316.59 104Richard MCEVOY15.77
105Michael HOEY103634.42 105José-Filipe LIMA15.72
106Paul LAWRIE100149.20 106Chris HANSON15.57
107Stuart MANLEY99246.23 107Ross McGOWAN15.43
108Jens FAHRBRING94543.25 108Pep ANGLES15.29
109Florian FRITSCH92094.34 109Craig LEE14.89
110Johan EDFORS90043.82 110Matteo DELPODIO14.55
111David DIXON88687.17 111Bernd RITTHAMMER14.49
112Niclas FASTH85657.04 112Oliver FISHER14.05
113Ross McGOWAN84651.12 113Clément BERARDO14.04
114Mikael LUNDBERG84552.33 114Antoine SCHWARTZ13.93
115Björn ÅKESSON83443.12 115Grégory HAVRET13.89
116Chris PAISLEY82135.93 116Gary STAL13.58
117Bernhard LANGER77817.61 117Gary KING13.20
118Tom LEWIS72078.68 118Miguel Angel JIMÉNEZ12.56
119Pablo MARTIN BENAVIDES70273.42 119Garrick PORTEOUS12.53
120Simon KHAN69658.19 120Christopher MIVIS12.47
121Bernd RITTHAMMER67510.21 121Ben STOW12.46
122Steve WEBSTER67135.11 122Matt FORD12.33
123Anders HANSEN62735.22 123Espen KOFSTAD12.28
124Edoardo MOLINARI59375.00 124Daan HUIZING12.24
125Padraig HARRINGTON58237.91 125Marc WARREN12.10
126Mark FOSTER57987.90 126Matteo MANASSERO11.18
127Rhys DAVIES56478.24 127Jens FAHRBRING10.87
128Jamie MCLEARY55740.71 128Seve BENSON10.61
129Darren CLARKE53506.34 129Renato PARATORE10.38
130Peter LAWRIE50080.00 130Steven TILEY10.35
131John PARRY49451.90 131Matthew NIXON10.15
132Niall KEARNEY45887.14 132Lorenzo GAGLI10.14
133Soren HANSEN45165.10 133Moritz LAMPERT10.00
134Scott HENRY43310.26 134Josh LOUGHREY9.80
135Richard FINCH41561.53 135Max ORRIN9.12
136Carlos PIGEM40551.01 136Jens DANTORP8.87
137Nick DOUGHERTY40365.77 137Roope KAKKO8.76
138James HEATH39350.00 138James ROBINSON8.59
139Oskar HENNINGSSON39350.00 139Stuart MANLEY8.36
140Ryan EVANS38933.82 140Andrea PAVAN8.15
141José-Filipe LIMA38699.81 141Joël STALTER8.10
142Kevin PHELAN38084.63 142Scott JAMIESON7.94
143Tom MURRAY37578.78 143Adrien SADDIER7.86
144Marco CRESPI35216.82 144Pablo MARTIN BENAVIDES7.82
145Joachim B. HANSEN34953.16 145Mads SØGAARD7.80
146Simon WAKEFIELD33720.00 146Aaron RAI7.70
147Paul MADDY33660.25 147Manuel TRAPPEL7.60
148Michael JONZON32862.59 148Johan EDFORS7.56
149Francesco LAPORTA32489.50 149Robert KARLSSON7.50
150Ricardo SANTOS32190.00 150Sam WALKER7.42
151Lukas NEMECZ29957.62 151Alexander BJÖRK7.38
152Jason BARNES29570.00 152Javier COLOMO7.33
153Jordi GARCIA PINTO29041.00 153Enrico DI NITTO7.33
154Max ORRIN28985.24 154Alessandro TADINI7.28
155Chris DOAK28710.00 155David LAW7.20
156Oliver WILSON28587.89 156Eirik Tage JOHANSEN7.14
157Damien MCGRANE26625.00 157Michael HOEY6.96
158José Manuel LARA25750.00 158Edouard DUBOIS6.94
159Matthew BALDWIN25423.69 159Rhys DAVIES6.83
160Jack SENIOR24892.21 160Chris SELFRIDGE6.79
161Andrea PAVAN24830.55 161Bernhard LANGER6.73
162Javier COLOMO24594.14 162Ricardo SANTOS6.72
163Sam HUTSBY24134.78 163Carlos PIGEM6.72
164Pep ANGLES22685.71 164Joel GIRRBACH6.60
165Simon GRIFFITHS22540.00 165Scott HENRY6.58
166Andrew MCARTHUR21592.09 166Niall TURNER6.52
167Adrien SADDIER19125.00 167Edouard ESPAÑA6.51
168Jens DANTORP18975.00 168Paul LAWRIE6.51
169Jérôme LANDO CASANOVA18200.00 169Thomas SHADBOLT6.41
170Simon THORNTON18180.00 170Simon WAKEFIELD6.27
171Cyril BOUNIOL17248.50 171Sebastian HEISELE6.06
172Alessandro TADINI16333.33 172Oliver FARR6.03
173Dominic FOOS15965.32 173Ryan EVANS5.86
174Simon DYSON14082.23 174Tapio PULKKANEN5.60
175Toby TREE13646.70 175Oskar HENNINGSSON5.52
176Pedro ORIOL13450.00 176Paul MADDY5.44
177Alexander BJÖRK11550.00 177Ruaidhri MCGEE5.33
178James ROBINSON11431.93 178Morten Ørum MADSEN5.28
179Steven BROWN10400.00 179Florian FRITSCH5.19
180Daan HUIZING10202.61 180Simon KHAN5.12
181Ben STOW9800.00 181Francesco LAPORTA5.08
182Sebastian SODERBERG9639.48 182Anton KARLSSON4.56
183Gary KING9233.44 183Dominic FOOS4.46
184Moritz LAMPERT9060.12 184Julien GUERRIER4.40
185Jordan L SMITH8750.00 185Tom LEWIS4.37
186Sandy LYLE8743.55 186David DIXON4.32
187Ian WOOSNAM8743.55 187Scott FERNANDEZ4.25
188David LAW8692.09 188John PARRY4.20
189Wil BESSELING7920.00 189Chris PAISLEY4.16
190Scott FALLON7800.00 190Darren CLARKE4.04
191Oliver FARR7600.00 191Michael JONZON4.02
192Sebastian HEISELE6450.00 192Stephen DODD4.00
193Victor RIU6150.00 193Mark F HAASTRUP4.00
194Steven JEPPESEN6093.07 194Borja ETCHART4.00
195Scott FERNANDEZ5631.28 195Martin KESKARI4.00
196Matt WALLACE5400.00 196Daniel JENNEVRET4.00
197Peter WHITEFORD5300.00 197Benjamin RUSCH4.00
198Sam WALKER5300.00 198Haydn MCCULLEN4.00
199Kenneth FERRIE5300.00 199Max LAIER4.00
200Espen KOFSTAD5220.00 200Simon GRIFFITHS3.87
201Lionel WEBER4697.20 201Jack SENIOR3.75
202Christofer BLOMSTRAND3711.11 202George MURRAY3.71
203Joel SJÖHOLM3300.00 203Daniel LØKKE3.60
204Lorenzo GAGLI3000.00 204Robin GOGER3.60
205Chris LLOYD2850.00 205Philipp MEJOW3.60
206Carlos DEL MORAL1451.50 206Eric 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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