European Ryder Cup Rankings

European Points List World Points List
PosPlayer NameCountryPoints PosPlayer NameCountryPoints
1Danny WILLETT3670694.20 1Rory MCILROY258.52
2Rory MCILROY3516317.14 2Danny WILLETT239.49
3Matthew FITZPATRICK1902086.74 3Henrik STENSON219.44
4Andy SULLIVAN1853093.55 4Justin ROSE162.74
5Rafa CABRERA BELLO1688131.74 5Sergio GARCIA157.80
6Victor DUBUISSON1641925.74 6Rafa CABRERA BELLO134.30
7Søren KJELDSEN1563793.71 7Matthew FITZPATRICK115.05
8Chris WOOD1541350.74 8Andy SULLIVAN108.99
9Henrik STENSON1469073.36 9Thorbjørn OLESEN94.48
10Thorbjørn OLESEN1448768.61 10Søren KJELDSEN93.21
11Kristoffer BROBERG1442156.93 11Lee WESTWOOD89.63
12Lee WESTWOOD1188080.60 12Thomas PIETERS87.10
13Thomas PIETERS1134918.82 13Chris WOOD81.36
14Lucas BJERREGAARD997074.75 14Graeme MCDOWELL77.65
15Joost LUITEN912098.84 15Jamie DONALDSON76.67
16Justin ROSE904475.76 16Victor DUBUISSON72.75
17Ross FISHER899190.22 17Russell KNOX70.90
18Martin KAYMER890573.50 18Joost LUITEN68.85
19Lee SLATTERY882942.66 19Lucas BJERREGAARD68.04
20Bernd WIESBERGER859024.21 20Kristoffer BROBERG67.39
21Shane LOWRY848958.15 21Lee SLATTERY66.16
22Bradley DREDGE707744.94 22Martin KAYMER65.79
23Andrew JOHNSTON685019.65 23Shane LOWRY63.18
24Richard BLAND652920.30 24Luke DONALD56.52
25Sergio GARCIA647602.87 25Bernd WIESBERGER56.15
26Benjamin HEBERT644342.30 26Ross FISHER52.84
27Rikard KARLBERG633974.17 27Freddie JACOBSON51.52
28Grégory BOURDY628263.71 28Bradley DREDGE50.55
29Jamie DONALDSON617789.37 29Andrew JOHNSTON49.30
30Tyrrell HATTON596045.34 30Francesco MOLINARI48.70
31Alexander LEVY586516.21 31David LINGMERTH46.83
32Russell KNOX580905.33 32Rikard KARLBERG45.30
33Graeme STORM560774.45 33Richard BLAND43.80
34Julien QUESNE547456.40 34Ian POULTER42.14
35Tommy FLEETWOOD512492.56 35Grégory BOURDY41.91
36James MORRISON490056.23 36Benjamin HEBERT41.31
37Maximilian KIEFFER487749.14 37Alexander LEVY37.06
38Anthony WALL482433.36 38Tyrrell HATTON35.80
39Alejandro CAÑIZARES478540.59 39Alejandro CAÑIZARES34.39
40Jorge CAMPILLO461271.72 40Ricardo GOUVEIA33.04
41Ian POULTER413155.90 41Julien QUESNE32.71
42Francesco MOLINARI380931.94 42Graeme STORM32.57
43Joakim LAGERGREN350767.77 43Jorge CAMPILLO30.76
44Romain WATTEL349392.54 44Maximilian KIEFFER30.73
45David HOWELL347676.25 45Clément SORDET30.37
46Peter HANSON339535.82 46James MORRISON29.29
47Eduardo DE LA RIVA325753.94 47Tommy FLEETWOOD28.86
48Pablo LARRAZÁBAL322078.82 48Sébastien GROS28.80
49Richie RAMSAY316106.43 49Anthony WALL28.45
50Stephen GALLACHER315961.74 50Robert ROCK26.35
51Eddie PEPPERELL306045.90 51Nicolas COLSAERTS26.12
52David DRYSDALE305015.37 52Nacho ELVIRA25.95
53Luke DONALD301939.07 53Peter HANSON25.13
54Pelle EDBERG301858.07 54Borja VIRTO ASTUDILLO24.98
55Marc WARREN300159.55 55Joakim LAGERGREN24.67
56Graeme MCDOWELL299344.60 56Matt WALLACE24.13
57Robert ROCK296906.66 57Romain WATTEL23.01
58Marcel SIEM293752.36 58Sebastian SODERBERG22.36
59Miguel Angel JIMÉNEZ287238.80 59Pelle EDBERG21.86
60Alex NOREN281950.17 60David DRYSDALE21.73
61Nicolas COLSAERTS281874.17 61Padraig HARRINGTON21.19
62Nacho ELVIRA276790.42 62David HORSEY20.81
63Matthew SOUTHGATE262309.75 63Eduardo DE LA RIVA20.76
64Mike LORENZO-VERA257910.47 64Marcel SIEM20.37
65Mikko KORHONEN252226.04 65Jeff WINTHER20.29
66David HORSEY250635.65 66Mikko ILONEN20.05
67Mikko ILONEN249217.86 67Callum SHINKWIN19.26
68Grégory HAVRET245812.55 68Ben EVANS19.08
69Ben EVANS237653.83 69Greg OWEN19.00
70Gary STAL226522.74 70Pablo LARRAZÁBAL18.74
71Sébastien GROS225422.00 71Mikko KORHONEN18.72
72Craig LEE224904.77 72David HOWELL18.54
73Oliver FISHER224278.41 73Eddie PEPPERELL18.53
74Magnus A CARLSSON206651.64 74Johan CARLSSON18.38
75Raphaël JACQUELIN205423.45 75Nino BERTASIO18.11
76Johan CARLSSON204197.35 76Christofer BLOMSTRAND18.00
77Paul DUNNE197647.98 77Matthew SOUTHGATE17.95
78Daniel BROOKS192343.45 78Tom MURRAY17.45
79Alvaro QUIROS179667.90 79Jordan L SMITH17.26
80Ricardo GOUVEIA140013.59 80Gary BOYD17.25
81Renato PARATORE139362.81 81Paul DUNNE17.09
82Borja VIRTO ASTUDILLO139113.58 82Alex NOREN17.04
83Adrian OTAEGUI137995.25 83Björn ÅKESSON16.76
84Nino BERTASIO134016.38 84Thomas LINARD16.60
85Matt FORD133281.82 85Richie RAMSAY16.29
86Edouard ESPAÑA132822.70 86Stephen GALLACHER16.26
87David LINGMERTH132767.12 87Alvaro QUIROS15.94
88Jeff WINTHER130918.07 88Joachim B. HANSEN15.86
89Roope KAKKO130258.55 89Matthieu PAVON15.79
90Callum SHINKWIN124097.12 90Romain LANGASQUE15.57
91Seve BENSON123951.01 91Darius VAN DRIEL15.48
92Scott JAMIESON121157.69 92Mike LORENZO-VERA15.45
93Thomas BJØRN119642.19 93Ross McGOWAN15.43
94Robert DINWIDDIE115080.62 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
101Lasse JENSEN92134.54 101Clément BERARDO12.83
102Robert KARLSSON90567.25 102Oliver FISHER12.69
103Paul LAWRIE88599.20 103Miguel Angel JIMÉNEZ12.56
104Michael HOEY86848.71 104Antoine SCHWARTZ12.33
105Chris HANSON85010.20 105Marc WARREN12.10
106Jens FAHRBRING84293.25 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
116Chris PAISLEY62285.93 116Max ORRIN9.12
117Johan EDFORS61243.82 117Daan HUIZING9.00
118Padraig HARRINGTON58237.91 118James ROBINSON8.59
119Tom LEWIS58078.68 119Renato PARATORE8.43
120Matteo MANASSERO57840.06 120Matthew NIXON8.41
121Rhys DAVIES56478.24 121Pablo MARTIN BENAVIDES7.82
122Anders HANSEN56335.22 122Mads SØGAARD7.80
123Jamie MCLEARY55740.71 123Bernd RITTHAMMER7.70
124Darren CLARKE53506.34 124Lorenzo GAGLI7.66
125John PARRY49451.90 125Raphaël JACQUELIN7.64
126Niall KEARNEY45887.14 126Manuel TRAPPEL7.60
127Peter LAWRIE42130.00 127Roope KAKKO7.55
128Steve WEBSTER41975.11 128Sam WALKER7.42
129Richard FINCH41561.53 129Robert DINWIDDIE7.38
130Bernd RITTHAMMER41550.21 130Javier COLOMO7.33
131Nick DOUGHERTY40365.77 131Christopher MIVIS7.20
132James HEATH39350.00 132Seve BENSON7.03
133Oskar HENNINGSSON39350.00 133Michael HOEY6.96
134Mark FOSTER38727.90 134Edouard DUBOIS6.94
135José-Filipe LIMA38699.81 135Rhys DAVIES6.83
136Kevin PHELAN38084.63 136Bernhard LANGER6.73
137Tom MURRAY37578.78 137Joel GIRRBACH6.60
138Edoardo MOLINARI37300.00 138Niall TURNER6.52
139Ryan EVANS34883.82 139Edouard ESPAÑA6.51
140Simon WAKEFIELD33720.00 140Paul LAWRIE6.51
141Paul MADDY33660.25 141Alexander KNAPPE6.31
142Ricardo SANTOS32190.00 142Scott JAMIESON6.28
143Carlos PIGEM31051.01 143Espen KOFSTAD6.28
144Soren HANSEN30068.69 144Simon WAKEFIELD6.27
145Marco CRESPI29916.82 145Aaron RAI6.20
146Jason BARNES29570.00 146Richard MCEVOY6.17
147Jordi GARCIA PINTO29041.00 147Sebastian HEISELE6.06
148Max ORRIN28985.24 148Ryan EVANS5.86
149Chris DOAK28710.00 149Stuart MANLEY5.79
150Damien MCGRANE26625.00 150Jens DANTORP5.75
151José Manuel LARA25750.00 151Adrian OTAEGUI5.62
152Andrea PAVAN24830.55 152Tapio PULKKANEN5.60
153Javier COLOMO24594.14 153Carlos PIGEM5.52
154Sam HUTSBY24134.78 154Oskar HENNINGSSON5.52
155Pep ANGLES22685.71 155James HEATH5.52
156Simon GRIFFITHS22540.00 156David LAW5.46
157Jack SENIOR22274.81 157Lasse JENSEN5.38
158Matthew BALDWIN21877.28 158Andrea PAVAN5.36
159Oliver WILSON20637.89 159Ruaidhri MCGEE5.33
160Joachim B. HANSEN19913.16 160Morten Ørum MADSEN5.28
161Adrien SADDIER19125.00 161Florian FRITSCH5.19
162Jérôme LANDO CASANOVA18200.00 162Thomas SHADBOLT5.08
163Simon THORNTON18180.00 163Enrico DI NITTO4.93
164Scott HENRY18060.26 164Joël STALTER4.50
165Cyril BOUNIOL17248.50 165Johan EDFORS4.32
166Francesco LAPORTA16589.50 166David DIXON4.32
167Alessandro TADINI16333.33 167John PARRY4.20
168Dominic FOOS15965.32 168Alexander BJÖRK4.16
169Toby TREE13646.70 169Chris SELFRIDGE4.15
170Lukas NEMECZ13157.62 170Eirik Tage JOHANSEN4.13
171Simon DYSON11464.83 171Darren CLARKE4.04
172Steven BROWN10400.00 172Scott HENRY4.03
173Daan HUIZING10202.61 173Borja ETCHART4.00
174Michael JONZON10137.59 174Mark F HAASTRUP4.00
175Ben STOW9800.00 175Martin KESKARI4.00
176Pedro ORIOL9450.00 176Daniel JENNEVRET4.00
177Gary KING9233.44 177Benjamin RUSCH4.00
178Moritz LAMPERT9060.12 178Haydn MCCULLEN4.00
179James ROBINSON8814.53 179Max LAIER4.00
180Jordan L SMITH8750.00 180Francesco LAPORTA3.87
181Sandy LYLE8743.55 181Simon GRIFFITHS3.87
182Ian WOOSNAM8743.55 182Ricardo SANTOS3.76
183Andrew MCARTHUR8692.09 183José-Filipe LIMA3.72
184David LAW8692.09 184George MURRAY3.71
185Wil BESSELING7920.00 185Robin GOGER3.60
186Scott FALLON7800.00 186Daniel LØKKE3.60
187Oliver FARR7600.00 187Eric BLOM3.60
188Sebastian HEISELE6450.00 188Philipp MEJOW3.60
189Victor RIU6150.00 189Robert KARLSSON3.56
190Steven JEPPESEN6093.07 190Mikael LUNDBERG3.51
191Sebastian SODERBERG6093.07 191Toby TREE3.51
192Scott FERNANDEZ5631.28 192Hugues JOANNES3.45
193Kenneth FERRIE5300.00 193Kevin PHELAN3.41
194Peter WHITEFORD5300.00 194Robert COLES3.24
195Espen KOFSTAD5220.00 195Damien PERRIER3.20
196Lionel WEBER4697.20 196Tom LEWIS3.16
197Simon KHAN4515.33 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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