Friday 23 June 2017

Ryder Cup: The plays who are currently in pole position

THE latest leading positions for the European and US Ryder Cup teams have been announced.

The top 5 on European points list and top 5 not already qualified on the world points list qualify on August 26. Captain Jose Maria Olazabal then adds two wild cards (capitals indicate players in qualifying positions).

EUROPE

1 MARTIN KAYMER 1,284,550, 2 RORY McILROY 1,236,326, 3 GONZALO FERNANDEZ-CASTANO 1,127,185, 4 ALVARO QUIROS 1,047,153, 5 SERGIO GARCIA 938,511, 6 Paul Lawrie 794,755, 7 Michael Hoey 735,188, 8 Joost Luiten 697,221, 9 Graeme McDowell 679,180, 10 Peter Hanson 646,533

World Points List

1 Rory McIlroy 137.52, 2 LUKE DONALD 133.21, 3 Martin Kaymer 110.29, 4 LEE WESTWOOD 98.61, 5 Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano 94.43, 6 JUSTIN ROSE 88.13, 7 Sergio Garcia 80.10, 8 SIMON DYSON 75.24, 9 GRAEME McDOWELL 70.26, 10 Alvaro Quiros 68.19

UNITED STATES

In the US, the top 8 after USPGA Championship on August 12 qualify. Captain Davis Love later adds four wild cards.

1 Steve Stricker 1,683pts, 2 Keegan Bradley 1,647, 3 Johnson Wagner 1,590, 4 Mark Wilson 1,170, 5 Jason Dufner 988, 6 Phil Mickelson 860, 7 Dustin Johnson 802, 8 Robert Garrigus 798, 9 Harrison Frazar 707, 10 David Toms 662

11 Webb Simpson 610, 12 DA Points 496, 13 Charles Howell 484, 14 Sean O'Hair 477, 15 Brandt Snedeker 447, 16 Ryan Palmer 441, 17 John Mallinger 41, 18 Kevin Chappell 407, 19 Bo Van Pelt 402, 20 Gary Woodland 396

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