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The Eight Players Who Qualified for Europe’s Ryder Cup Team

With the Made in Demark tournament officially in the books, Europe’s eight automatic qualifiers for the Ryder Cup have been confirmed.

Tommy Fleetwood, Justin Rose, and Rory McIlroy
Tommy Fleetwood, Justin Rose, and Rory McIlroy line up for a photocall at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship at Abu Dhabi GC on Jan. 16, 2018 in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images

The four players who qualified through the European Points List are Francesco Molinari, Justin Rose, Tyrrell Hatton and Tommy Fleetwood.

Those qualifying via the World Points List are Jon Rahm, Rory McIlroy, Alex Noren, and Thorbjorn Olesen.

Captain Thomas Bjorn will have the opportunity to add four wildcard picks to his team this coming Wednesday (Sep. 5), with the captain facing a tough decision.

Those reported to be in the running include Rafa Cabrera-Bello, Paul Casey, Thomas Pieters, Ian Poulter, Russell Knox, Eddie Pepperell and Matt Wallace.

Bjorn will make the announcement live at 2pm (BST) on RyderCup.com or Ryder Cup’s YouTube channel.

Jeff Smith

Jeff is a writer and content producer for Pro Golf Weekly. He is working on a book, documenting the 2017 and 2018 seasons on the major golf tours.

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