The 2018 USA Ryder Cup team is set and looks seriously strong

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USA Ryder Cup Team 2018 – Le Golf National

Jim Furyk’s USA Ryder Cup team is now complete following his final wild card picks.

USPGA Champion and two-time US Open winner Brooks Koepka will be one of the headline acts on the USA team after qualifying in 1st position in the points standings.

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He will be joined by other big names like world number two Dustin Johnson, world number four Justin Thomas, Masters champion Patrick Reed and three-time major winner Jordan Spieth.

Furyk then named Bryson DeChambeau, Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson as his first three wildcards. Tony Finau was his final wildcard selection.

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The eight qualifiers for the USA Ryder Cup team in order of points:

Brooks Koepka

Ryder Cup appearances: 1

Dustin Johnson

Ryder Cup appearances: 3

Justin Thomas

Ryder Cup appearances: Rookie

Patrick Reed

Ryder Cup appearances: 2

Bubba Watson

Ryder Cup appearances: 3

Jordan Spieth

Ryder Cup appearances: 2

Rickie Fowler

Ryder Cup appearances: 3

Webb Simpson

Ryder Cup appearances: 2

Wildcards:

Bryson DeChambeau

Ryder Cup appearances: Rookie

Tiger Woods

Ryder Cup appearances: 7

Phil Mickelson

Ryder Cup appearances: 11

Tony Finau

Ryder Cup appearances: Rookie

The American had previously only announced three vice captains – Davis Love III, Steve Stricker and Tiger Woods – and Woods was removed as one after being picked as a player.

Furyk named David Duval, Zach Johnson and Matt Kuchar as his remaining vice captains.

Team USA will be looking to keep the Ryder Cup trophy on their side of the Atlantic after winning 17-11 at Hazeltine two years ago.

They haven’t won a Ryder Cup on European soil for 25 years, however.

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