Ryder Cup update: Final nine set for Team USA
By Bernie D'Amato under Ryder Cup


Team USA is technically the underdog in the upcoming Ryder Cup, but I’ll take my chances with the nine players who automatically qualified at the conclusion of the PGA Championship.

Here are the players who are on the team. Captain Tom Watson will pick three additional players in early September to fill out the 12-man roster:

Bubba Watson

Rickie Fowler

Jim Furyk

Jimmy Walker

Phil Mickelson

Matt Kuchar

Jordan Spieth

Patrick Reed

Zach Johnson

Here are the next eleven players in the standings:

Jason Dufner

Ryan Moore

Brendon Todd

Keegan Bradley

Chris Kirk

Webb Simpson

Harris English

Kevin Na

Ryan Palmer

Matt Every

Brandt Snedeker

Full Team USA Points Standings.

The Ryder Cup will be played September 26-28 at Gleneagles Golf Club in Perthshire, Scotland.

–Bernie D’Amato