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The European and US Ryder Cup teams for Gleneagles as of today

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European Ryder Cup Captain Paul McGinley is watching on anxiously as his top picks struggle at the Masters

European Ryder Cup Captain Paul McGinley is watching on anxiously as his top picks struggle at the Masters

European Ryder Cup Captain Paul McGinley is watching on anxiously as his top picks struggle at the Masters

If Ryder Cup captains Paul McGinley and Tom Watson were told they had to pick their teams in the next hour, here are the players who would qualify automatically.

European Ryder Cup points table today:

 World points list

 1. Sergio Garcia (Spain) 203.86

 2. Rory McIlroy (Northern Ireland) 157.41

 3. Ian Poulter (England) 122.96

 4. Justin Rose (England) 102.97

 5. Luke Donald (England) 100.28

 European points list

 1. Victor Dubuisson (France) 2,297,434

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 2. Jamie Donaldson (Wales) 2,165,473

 3. Thomas Bjorn (Denmark) 1,932,606

 4. Henrik Stenson (Sweden) 1,718,866

 

The top five in the world points list and the top four in the European points list qualify automatically for the team to play the United States in the Ryder Cup at Gleneagles, Scotland from September 26-28.

Captain Paul McGinley will also select three wildcard choices for his 12-man team after the Italian Open ends on August 31.

U.S. Ryder Cup points table today:

US points list

 1. Bubba Watson 6,258.984

 2. Jimmy Walker 4,459.071

 3. Dustin Johnson 3,759.812

 4. Jordan Spieth 3,437.864

 5. Patrick Reed 3,023.091

 6. Matt Kuchar 2,881.333

 7. Jason Dufner 2,668.448

 8. Phil Mickelson 2,662.862

 9. Harris English 2,646.047

The top nine in the U.S. points list qualify automatically for the team to play Europe in the Ryder Cup at Gleneagles, Scotland from September 26-28.

Captain Tom Watson will also select three wildcard choices for his 12-man team after the U.S. PGA Championship ends on August 10.


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