Team Info

2010 Ryder Cup

The United States Ryder Cup Team Qualifications

The 2010 United States Ryder Cup Team will be chosen on the basis of points compiled by The PGA of America. The points system will determine the top eight players for the 2010 United States Ryder Cup Team. In addition, Captain Corey Pavin, will have four selections to complete the United States team.

Points are based upon the following:

  • Prize money earned in the 2009 major championships (Masters, U.S. Open, British Open and PGA Championship): One point is awarded for every $1,000 earned, all U.S. players making the cut will earn points.
  • Prize money earned in 2010 "Official" events from Jan. 1 through Aug. 15. One point is awarded for every $1,000 earned, excluding the major championships, events played opposite major championships and events played opposite World Golf Championships; all U.S. players making the cut will earn points.
  • Prize money earned for the 2010 major championships: (Masters, U.S. Open, British Open, and the PGA Championship). Two points are awarded for every $1,000 earned; all U.S. players making the cut will earn points.
  • Prize money earned in 2010 events played opposite the major championships and opposite World Golf Championship events between Jan. 1 and the PGA Championship, Aug. 15 -- one-half point will be awarded for every $1,000 earned; all U.S. players making the cut will earn points.
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