Who was on the USA Ryder Cup team 2021?

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US Ryder Cup team 2021

Clue

A combination of golf rankings and Captain's Picks.

Answer

The 2021 USA Ryder Cup team has been finalized. Six players qualified automatically: C Morikawa, D Johnson, B Dechambeau, B Koepka, J Thomas, and P Cantlay. Captain, Steve Stricker selected X Schauffele, T Finau, J Spieth, H English, and D Berger. This leaves one very notable big name out!

More about the 2021 US Ryder Cup team

Links take you to each individual’s pre-2021 Ryder Cup record.

Six players earned the right to represent their country at the 2021 Ryder Cup team:

With his Captains Picks, Steve Stricker included in the team:

  • Tony Finau (just missed automatic selection being 7th in the rankings)
  • Xander Schauffele (right behind Tony F, ranked 8th)
  • Jordan Spieth (ranked 9th)
  • Harris English (ranked 10th)
  • Daniel Berger (ranked 12th)
  • Scottie Scheffler (ranked 14th)

Notable exclusions include:

  • Patrick Reed (Finished ranked 11th and self proclaimed Captain America. Was his recent illness a consideration?)
  • Webb Simpson (ranked 13th putting him ahead of Scheffler.)
  • Billy Horschel (ranked 17th)
  • Phil Mickelson (ranked 20th, in reasonable form and bringing a wealth of experience.)

Who is on the 2021 European Ryder Cup team?

Ryder Cup Records: USA Team