2014 Ryder Cup Team USA Qualification Process


2014 Ryder Cup Team USA Qualification Process

The United States points system will determine the top nine players for the 2014 Ryder Cup Team, and will begin April 14 at the conclusion of the 2013 Masters.

At closer glance, the 2014 U.S. Ryder Cup points system:

•    Prize money earned in the 2013 major championships (Masters, U.S. Open, Open Championship, 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 2014 PGA Tour events, beginning Oct. 7, 2013, at the Frys.com Open through the 2014 PGA Championship, ending Aug. 10, 2014. 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 2014 major championships: (Masters, U.S. Open, Open Championship, 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 2014 events played opposite the major championships and opposite World Golf Championships between Jan. 1 and the 2014 PGA Championship - one-half point will be awarded for every $1,000 earned; all U.S. players making the cut will earn points.

•    Team USA captain Tom Watson will complete the team with three Captain’s selections in September 2014.