Graeme McDowell claims win in rain-delayed OHL Classic

...The victory assures McDowell will be in the Masters next year, along with the PGA Championship and The Players Championship. Ranking points from those events will come in handy during qualifying in 2016 for the Ryder Cup and for the Olympics.

Michaux: Feherty will be stage, not at course during 2016 Masters

...well enough on the European Tour to compete in the 1991 Ryder Cup and the 1992 Masters. He even finished top-10 three times...with his network switch."The Open Championship, the Ryder Cup, the Olympics ? I'm really looking forward to it...

2016 Masters Field: Russell Knox joins the string of 2016 Masters rookies

...him, including the possibility to pick up his European Tour membership in order to potentially qualify for the European Ryder Cup team. "I won on the Web.com a few years back and I didn't celebrate enough because it came very quickly to me...

Graeme McDowell bypasses year-end top-50 race with win in Mexico

...veteran who no longer has to worry about filling his April itinerary is Graeme McDowell. The former U.S. Open champ and Ryder Cup hero shook off his worst season in a decade by winning the OHL Classic at Mayakoba with a lasered 5-iron to 2 feet...

Patrick Reed's golf season is far from over

...would play in a Presidents Cup or Ryder Cup. This was his 21st consecutive team...out in 2016. He is No. 5 in the Ryder Cup standings, mainly on the strength...looking forward to next year's Ryder Cup, as well, and I hope that I don't...

Justin Thomas 'finally' wins on PGA Tour at age 22

...to 34 events to play on two tours."The main incentive for keeping European Tour membership is being eligible for the Ryder Cup.Ian Poulter thought he was about to lose his membership when he fell out of the top 50 and was no longer eligible for...

Graeme McDowell plans to play early PGA Tour events in 2105

...the winning point for Europe in the Ryder Cup and nearly won the Race to Dubai...He wants more majors, more big Ryder Cup moments.He is enjoying the work...staying sharp. I want to be on the Ryder Cup team. My main priority is getting...

Royal Portrush to play host to 2019 British Open

...Tour membership, and perhaps his chances of playing the Ryder Cup next year.And he owes it all to former PGA champion...membership.Only tour members can play for Europe in the Ryder Cup.It was too late to enter the Hong Kong Open, and all...

Ferguson: Short PGA Tour off-season can be valuable to some

...tournaments entirely. Remember, he was a strong voice on that Ryder Cup Task Force that chose to ignore the fall tournaments and not award Ryder Cup points until January. His logic was reasonable. It was...

Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson might not be on 2016 Ryder Cup team

...America has altered its approach to the Ryder Cup with the tournament returning to...the European stranglehold on the Ryder Cup.Woods is ranked 299th in the world...We're all getting older."The 2016 Ryder Cup is Sept. 30 to Oct. 2 at Hazeltine...