The upcoming Ryder Cup 2020 competition will be the 43rd edition of the event. It will take place from September 25 to September 27, 2020, at the Straits Course at Whistling Straits, Haven, Wisconsin.
Because of certain circumstances, there have been changes in the event schedules. The pandemic and outbreak has pushed the event organizers to postpone many events, including Ryder Cup.
As a result, the upcoming Ryder Cup will take place only five days after the final round of the US Open. For those who haven’t known, the US Open schedule itself has also changed.
But it won’t change the format of the Ryder Cup itself. There will be three days of matches that you will want to follow to root your favorite teams. In the Day 1 and Day 2, we will be witnessing the foursome matches and four ball matches. Meanwhile, Day 3 will focus on the 12 singles matches.
There will be 28 points in total in the competition. Therefore, at least 14 1/2 should be attained by the competing team to be the winner. Meanwhile, 14 points are necessary for the defending champion to retain the cup.
Ryder Cup 2020 is definitely one of the top golf events that you don’t want to miss at all cost. Some folks said that it is the third-biggest event, but some even consider this as the primary. Either way, the Whistling Straits will turn the world to the place when the event takes place. And you will want to be a part of them.
European team qualification comes with few changes. The earning of points start from September 2019 with the BMW PGA Championship and ending with the BMW PGA Championship in September 2020. so, there are still a few months until we see the moment of truth.
The Total World Points earned in the Official World Golf Ranking events have been running for a while now. The later events multiplier is by 1.5 points.
While the professionals are competing to reserve the spots for the upcoming event, the three picks from European team captains will take place in the week after the final qualifying event. So, it is still too early to predict the captain’s choice.
On the European side, folks are paying attention to Graeme McDowell. Although he has been the Ryder Cup veteran, the achievements are hard not to notice.the 40-year-old golfer won Saudi International, making him as the 8th qualifier at the point.
The participation of the team members will come from the top four players in the European points, and the top five in the world points.
So, it is crucial to know the importance of the points in those two categories. Th European Ryder Cup standings will be based on these two lists: 1) European Points List, 2) World Points list.
There will be four players who will be from the European Points List. Meanwhile, there are five players from the World Points List. The three wild card picks will be the honor for the team captain. And it will happen weeks after the real qualifications.
Here are the current standings for team Europe:
Players in bold would make the team as it stands.
1.Tommy Fleetwood (3,927.41)
- Jon Rahm (3,747.5)
- Rory McIlroy (2,679.44)
- Victor Perez (2,669.95)
- Matt Fitzpatrick (2,197.41)
- Bernd Wiesberger (2,174.32)
- Tyrrell Hatton (2,123.37)
- Danny Willett (1,961.42)
- Lee Westwood (1,873.34)
- Marcus Kinhult (1688.22)