How U.S. players can earn qualifying points for 2018 Ryder Cup

How U.S. players can earn qualifying points for 2018 Ryder Cup

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How U.S. players can earn qualifying points for 2018 Ryder Cup

How can U.S. players earn qualifying points for the 2018 Ryder Cup?

U.S. Ryder Cup captain Jim Furyk announced Wednesday the selection criteria for the U.S. team that will compete in the Sept. 28-30, 2018 matches at Le Golf National in Paris.

Qualifying will begin at the 2017 WGC-Mexico Championship and conclude Aug. 12, 2018, with the top eight players automatically making Furyk’s squad.

Here is how players can earn Ryder Cup points:

2017 major championships

(The Masters; U.S. Open; British Open; PGA Championship)

  • 1 point per $1,000 earned

2017 WGC events and The Players Championship

(WGC-Mexico Championship; WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play Championship; The Players Championship; WGC-Bridgestone Invitational; WGC-HSBC Champions)

  • 1 point per $2,000 earned

2018 PGA Tour events

(Beginning Jan. 1, 2018, through the PGA Championship, Aug. 12, 2018; includes the Zurich Classic of New Orleans team event and WGC events; opposite-field events will not receive points)

  • 1 point per $1,000 earned

2018 major championships

(The Masters; U.S. Open; British Open; PGA Championship)

  • 2 points per $1,000 earned for the winner
  • 1.5 points per $1,000 earned for all others to make the cut

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