Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson and Bryson DeChambeau announced as American Ryder Cup captain’s picks
American Ryder Cup captain Jim Furyk has made his three captain's picks and they are: Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson and Bryson DeChambeau. Watch the press conference if you missed it live:
Eight players, led by Ryder Cup points leader and PGA Champion Brooks Koepka, have already automatically qualified for the Ryder Cup. Dustin Johnson, Justin Thomas, Patrick Reed, Bubba Watson, Jordan Spieth, Rickie Fowler and Webb Simpson also qualified on points after finishing in the top eight in the standings.
Furyk will announce the 12th and final roster spot for the U.S. Ryder Cup team after the BMW Championship on Sept. 9.
The American players with the most Ryder Cup experience who are currently on the team are Dustin Johnson, Bubba Watson and Rickie Fowler, who have each competed in the event three times.
Europe's eight automatic qualifiers are also set: Francesco Molinari, Justin Rose, Tyrrell Hatton, Tommy Fleetwood, Jon Rahm, Rory McIlroy, Alex Noren and Thorbjørn Olesen. European captain Thomas Bjørn is announcing his picks on Wednesday.
The 2018 Ryder Cup is September 28-30 at Le Golf National outside Paris.