Who was on the USA Ryder Cup team 2021?
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