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Ryder Cup Rules, Format, Team Rosters and Info for 2021 Tournament at Whistling Straits

David Kaestle
2021 Ryder Cup Info.
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The Ryder Cup is coming back in 2021, and with this unique event, many fans have questions about the format, teams and rules that go into the tournament.

Let's take a look at all the info you need to know about the 2021 Ryder Cup.

Where is the Ryder Cup in 2021?

The 2021 Ryder Cup will be played at Whistling Straits in Kohler, Wisconsin

When is the 2021 Ryder Cup?

The 2021 Ryder Cup will take place from September 21-26, 2021.

Who Plays in the Ryder Cup?

The Ryder Cup is a tournament in which teams from the United States and Europe face-off in a five-day tournament.

How Many Players Are on a Ryder Cup Team?

Each Ryder Cup team consists of 12 players. The Eurpoean team is made up of the first four players from the European Points List, then the leading five European players from the World Points List and finalized with three wild card picks.

The U.S. team is comprised of the top six in points rankings and then six captain's picks.

What is the Ryder Cup Format?

The first two days of the event each have one four-match session of four-ball and one four-match session of foursomes. The final day has 12 singles matches.

Ryder Cup Scoring

Each match win is worth one point, a draw is worth 1/2 a point. To win the Ryder Cup you must be the first team to 14 1/2 points. If both teams earn 14 points, the winning team of the previous Ryder Cup retains the trophy.

2021 U.S. Ryder Cup Team

The 2021 United States Ryder Cup team roster is as follows:
Daniel Berger
Harris English
Tony Finau
Xander Schauffele
Scottie Scheffler
Jordan Spieth

2021 European Ryder Cup Team

Five of the six players for the 2021 Ryder Cup European team have been set:
Jon Rahm
Paul Casey
Rory McIlroy
Viktor Hovland
Tommy Fleetwood


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