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Team USA 2006

The 2006 U.S. Ryder Cup Team was chosen on the basis of points compiled by The PGA of America, which players accumulated from Jan. 9, 2005, through the 88th PGA Championship at Medinah Country Club in Medinah, Ill., which concluded Aug. 20, 2006. The top-10 finishers on the points list qualified for the 12-man team, and U.S. Captain Tom Lehman selected the two final players to complete the team on August 21, 2006.

2006 U.S. RYDER CUP TEAM
(Final - Through the PGA Championship - 8/20/06)
Captain
Tom Lehman Tom Lehman
Team Member
Ryder Cup Points
Tiger Woods Tiger Woods 4,825.000
Phil Mickelson Phil Mickelson 2,474.375
Jim Furyk Jim Furyk 2,076.000
Chad Campbell Chad Campbell 1,129.602
David Toms David Toms 1,072.250
Chris DiMarco Chris DiMarco 830.000
Vaughn Taylor Vaughn Taylor 780.833
J.J. Henry J.J. Henry 778.750
Fred Funk Zach Johnson756.477
Brett Wetterich Brett Wetterich 746.000
Stewart Cink Stewart Cink *676.894
Scott Verplank Scott Verplank * 595.667
Assistant Captains
Corey Pavin Corey Pavin
Loren Roberts Loren Roberts

* Captain's picks

U.S. Ryder Cup Qualifications

The 2006 U.S. Ryder Cup Team was chosen on the basis of points compiled by The PGA of America, which players accumulated from Jan. 9, 2005, through the 88th PGA Championship at Medinah Country Club in Medinah, Ill., which concluded Aug. 20, 2006. Points were awarded for top-10 finishes at PGA Tour co-sponsored events as follows: 2004 Regular events: 75 (1st), 45 (2nd), 40 (3rd), 35 (4th), 30 (5th), 25 (6th), 20 (7th), 15 (8th), 10 (9th), 5 (10th); 2005 Regular events: 75 (1st), 45 (2nd), 40 (3rd), 35 (4th), 30 (5th), 25 (6th), 20 (7th), 15 (8th), 10 (9th), 5 (10th); 2005 Majors: 450 (1st), 225 (2nd), 200 (3rd), 175 (4th), 150 (5th), 125 (6th), 100 (7th), 75 (8th), 50 (9th), 25 (10th); 2006 Regular events: 375 (1st), 180 (2nd), 160 (3rd), 140 (4th), 120 (5th), 100 (6th), 80 (7th), 60 (8th), 40 (9th), 20 (10th); 2006 Majors: 675 (1st), 360 (2nd), 320 (3rd), 280 (4th), 240 (5th), 200 (6th), 160 (7th), 120 (8th), 80 (9th), 40 (10th).

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