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List of European Ryder Cup golfers

This is a complete list of golfers who have played against the United States in the Ryder Cup for the following teams:

156 golfers have been in the final teams. In addition the list below includes Miguel Ángel Martín who qualified for the European 1997 Ryder Cup team but withdrew due to injury. Seven of the golfers in the final teams were never chosen to play in any matches so that only 149 of these golfers have actually played in the Ryder Cup.

Contents

PlayersEdit

Player Editions
  Jimmy Adams 1947, 1949, 1951, 1953
  Percy Alliss 1929^, 1933, 1935, 1937
  Peter Alliss 1953, 1957, 1959, 1961, 1963, 1965, 1967, 1969
  Laurie Ayton, Jnr 1949^
  Peter Baker 1993
  Seve Ballesteros 1979, 1983, 1985, 1987, 1989, 1991, 1993, 1995
  Harry Bannerman 1971
  Brian Barnes 1969, 1971, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1979
  Maurice Bembridge 1969, 1971, 1973, 1975
  Thomas Bjørn 1997, 2002, 2014
  Aubrey Boomer 1927, 1929
  Ken Bousfield 1949, 1951, 1955^, 1957, 1959, 1961
  Hugh Boyle 1967
  Harry Bradshaw 1953, 1955, 1957
  Gordon Brand, Jnr 1987, 1989
  Gordon J. Brand 1983
  Paul Broadhurst 1991
  Eric Brown 1953, 1955, 1957, 1959
  Ken Brown 1977, 1979, 1983, 1985, 1987
  Stewart Burns 1929^
  Dick Burton 1935, 1937, 1949
  Jack Busson 1935
  Peter Butler 1965, 1969, 1971, 1973
  Rafael Cabrera-Bello 2016
  José Maria Cañizares 1981, 1983, 1985, 1989
  Paul Casey 2004, 2006, 2008, 2018
  Alex Caygill 1969
  Clive Clark 1973
  Howard Clark 1977, 1981, 1985, 1987, 1989, 1995
  Darren Clarke 1997, 1999, 2002, 2004, 2006
  Neil Coles 1961, 1963, 1965, 1967, 1969, 1971, 1973, 1977
  Nicolas Colsaerts 2012
  Andrew Coltart 1999
  Archie Compston 1927, 1929, 1931
  Henry Cotton 1929, 1937, 1947
  Bill Cox 1935, 1937
  Allan Dailey 1933^
  Fred Daly 1947, 1949, 1951, 1953
  Eamonn Darcy 1975, 1977, 1981, 1987
  Bill Davies 1931, 1933
  Peter Dawson 1977
  Luke Donald 2004, 2006, 2010, 2012
  Jamie Donaldson 2014
  Norman Drew 1959
  Victor Dubuisson 2014
  George Duncan 1927, 1929, 1931
  Syd Easterbrook 1931, 1933
  Nick Faldo 1977, 1979, 1981, 1983, 1985, 1987, 1989, 1991, 1993, 1995, 1997
  John Fallon 1955
  Niclas Fasth 2002
  Max Faulkner 1947, 1949, 1951, 1953, 1957
  David Feherty 1991
  Ross Fisher 2010
  Matthew Fitzpatrick 2016
  Tommy Fleetwood 2018
  Pierre Fulke 2002
  George Gadd 1927^
  Bernard Gallacher 1969, 1971, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1979, 1981, 1983
  Stephen Gallacher 2014
  Sergio García 1999, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2018
  John Garner 1971, 1973^
  Antonio Garrido 1979
  Ignacio Garrido 1997
  David Gilford 1991, 1995
  Eric Green 1947^
  Malcolm Gregson 1967
  Joakim Haeggman 1993
  Tom Haliburton 1961, 1963
  Søren Hansen 2008
  Peter Hanson 2010, 2012
  Jack Hargreaves 1951^
  Pádraig Harrington 1999, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010
  Tyrrell Hatton 2018
  Arthur Havers 1927, 1931, 1933
  Jimmy Hitchcock 1965
  Bert Hodson 1931
  Reg Horne 1947^
  Tommy Horton 1975, 1977
  David Howell 2004, 2006
  Brian Huggett 1963, 1967, 1969, 1971, 1973, 1975
  Bernard Hunt 1953, 1957, 1959, 1961, 1963, 1965, 1967, 1969
  Geoffrey Hunt 1963
  Guy Hunt 1975
  Tony Jacklin 1967, 1969, 1971, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1979
  John Jacobs 1955
  Mark James 1977, 1979, 1981, 1989, 1991, 1993, 1995
  Ted Jarman 1935
  Miguel Ángel Jiménez 1999, 2004, 2008, 2010
  Per-Ulrik Johansson 1995, 1997
  Herbert Jolly 1927, 1931+
  Robert Karlsson 2006, 2008
  Martin Kaymer 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016
  Michael King 1979
  Sam King 1937, 1947, 1949
  Arthur Lacey 1933, 1937
  Barry Lane 1993
  Bernhard Langer 1981, 1983, 1985, 1987, 1989, 1991, 1993, 1995, 1997, 2002
  Paul Lawrie 1999, 2012
  Arthur Lees 1947, 1949, 1951, 1955
  Thomas Levet 2004
  Sandy Lyle 1979, 1981, 1983, 1985, 1987
  Miguel Ángel Martín 1997+
  Jimmy Martin 1965
  Graeme McDowell 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014
  Paul McGinley 2002, 2004, 2006
  Rory McIlroy 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2018
  Peter Mills 1957, 1959^
  Abe Mitchell 1927+, 1929, 1931, 1933
  Ralph Moffitt 1961
  Edoardo Molinari 2010
  Francesco Molinari 2010, 2012, 2018
  Colin Montgomerie 1991, 1993, 1995, 1997, 1999, 2002, 2004, 2006
  Alex Norén 2018
  Christy O'Connor Jnr 1975, 1989
  Christy O'Connor Snr 1955, 1957, 1959, 1961, 1963, 1965, 1967, 1969, 1971, 1973
  John O'Leary 1975
  José María Olazábal 1987, 1989, 1991, 1993, 1995+, 1997, 1999, 2006
  Thorbjørn Olesen 2018
  Peter Oosterhuis 1971, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1979, 1981
  Alf Padgham 1933, 1935, 1937
  John Panton 1951, 1953, 1961
  Jesper Parnevik 1997, 1999, 2002
  Alf Perry 1933, 1935, 1937
  Thomas Pieters 2016
  Manuel Piñero 1981, 1985
  Lionel Platts 1965
  Eddie Polland 1973
  Ian Poulter 2004, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2018
  Phillip Price 2002
  Ronan Rafferty 1989
  Jon Rahm 2018
  Ted Ray 1927
  Dai Rees 1937, 1947, 1949, 1951, 1953, 1955, 1957, 1959, 1961
  Steven Richardson 1991
  José Rivero 1985, 1987
  Fred Robson 1927, 1929, 1931
  Costantino Rocca 1993, 1995, 1997
  Justin Rose 2008, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2018
  Jarmo Sandelin 1999
  Syd Scott 1955
  Des Smyth 1979, 1981
  Henrik Stenson 2006, 2008, 2014, 2016, 2018
  Andy Sullivan 2016
  Dave Thomas 1959, 1963, 1965, 1967
  Sam Torrance 1981, 1983, 1985, 1987, 1989, 1991, 1993, 1995
  Peter Townsend 1969, 1971
  Jean van de Velde 1999
  Brian Waites 1983
  Philip Walton 1995
  Charlie Ward 1947, 1949, 1951
  Paul Way 1983, 1985
  Harry Weetman 1951, 1953, 1955, 1957, 1959, 1961, 1963
  Lee Westwood 1997, 1999, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016
  Charles Whitcombe 1927, 1929, 1931, 1933, 1935, 1937
  Ernest Whitcombe 1929, 1931, 1935
  Reg Whitcombe 1935
  George Will 1963, 1965, 1967
  Danny Willett 2016
  Oliver Wilson 2008
  Chris Wood 2016
  Norman Wood 1975
  Ian Woosnam 1983, 1985, 1987, 1989, 1991, 1993, 1995, 1997

^ In the final team but did not play in any matches.

+ Selected or qualified for the team but withdrew and was replaced. Abe Mitchell (in 1927) was ill and was replaced by Herbert Jolly; Herbert Jolly (in 1931) withdrew due to lack of form and was replaced by Arthur Havers; José María Olazábal (in 1995) withdrew due to injury and was replaced by Ian Woosnam; and Miguel Ángel Martín (in 1997) withdrew due to injury and was replaced by José María Olazábal.

Playing recordEdit

Source: [1]

O = Overall, S = Singles matches, Fs = Foursome matches, Fb = Fourball matches
W = Matches won, L = Matches lost, H = Matches halved

Cty Player First
year
Last
year
Ryder
Cups
Matches Points Winning
percentage
O
W
O
L
O
H
S
W
S
L
S
H
Fs
W
Fs
L
Fs
H
Fb
W
Fb
L
Fb
H
SCO  Jimmy Adams 1947 1953 4 7 2 28.57% 2 5 0 1 2 0 1 3 0 0 0 0
ENG  Percy Alliss 1929 1937 4 6 3.5 58.33% 3 2 1 2 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
ENG  Peter Alliss 1953 1969 8 30 12.5 41.67% 10 15 5 5 4 3 4 6 1 1 5 1
SCO  Laurie Ayton, Jnr 1949 1949 1 0
ENG  Peter Baker 1993 1993 1 4 3 75.00% 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0
SPA  Seve Ballesteros 1979 1995 8 37 22.5 60.81% 20 12 5 2 4 2 10 3 1 8 5 2
SCO  Harry Bannerman 1971 1971 1 5 2.5 50.00% 2 2 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 0
SCO  Brian Barnes 1969 1979 6 25 10.5 42.00% 10 14 1 5 5 0 2 4 0 3 5 1
ENG  Maurice Bembridge 1969 1975 4 16 6.5 40.63% 5 8 3 1 3 1 3 5 0 1 0 2
DEN  Thomas Bjørn 1997 2014 3 9 4 44.44% 3 4 2 1 1 1 0 2 0 2 1 1
JER  Aubrey Boomer 1927 1929 2 4 2 50.00% 2 2 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
ENG  Ken Bousfield 1949 1961 6 10 5 50.00% 5 5 0 2 2 0 3 3 0 0 0 0
IRL  Hugh Boyle 1967 1967 1 3 0 0.00% 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0
IRL  Harry Bradshaw 1953 1957 3 5 2.5 50.00% 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0
ENG  Gordon J. Brand 1983 1983 1 1 0 0.00% 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
SCO  Gordon Brand, Jnr 1987 1989 2 7 2.5 35.71% 2 4 1 0 1 1 0 2 0 2 1 0
ENG  Paul Broadhurst 1991 1991 1 2 2 100.00% 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
SCO  Eric Brown 1953 1959 4 8 4 50.00% 4 4 0 4 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0
SCO  Ken Brown 1977 1987 5 13 4 30.77% 4 9 0 2 2 0 1 4 0 1 3 0
SCO  Stewart Burns 1929 1929 1 0
ENG  Dick Burton 1935 1949 3 5 2 40.00% 2 3 0 0 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
ENG  Jack Busson 1935 1935 1 2 0 0.00% 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
ENG  Peter Butler 1965 1973 4 14 4 28.57% 3 9 2 2 3 0 1 4 0 0 2 2
SPA  Rafael Cabrera-Bello 2016 2016 1 3 2.5 83.33% 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
SPA  José Maria Cañizares 1981 1989 4 11 6 54.55% 5 4 2 2 1 1 2 1 0 1 2 1
ENG  Paul Casey 2004 2018 4 12 6.5 54.17% 4 3 5 1 1 2 1 1 0 2 1 3
ENG  Alex Caygill 1969 1969 1 1 0.5 50.00% 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
ENG  Clive Clark 1973 1973 1 1 0 0.00% 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
ENG  Howard Clark 1977 1995 6 15 7.5 50.00% 7 7 1 4 2 0 0 4 0 3 1 1
NIR  Darren Clarke 1997 2006 5 20 11.5 57.50% 10 7 3 1 2 2 3 3 0 6 2 1
ENG  Neil Coles 1961 1977 8 40 15.5 38.75% 12 21 7 5 6 4 4 8 1 3 7 2
BEL  Nicolas Colsaerts 2012 2012 1 4 1 25.00% 1 3 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0
SCO  Andrew Coltart 1999 1999 1 1 0 0.00% 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
ENG  Archie Compston 1927 1931 3 6 1.5 25.00% 1 4 1 1 2 0 0 2 1 0 0 0
ENG  Henry Cotton 1929 1947 3 6 2 33.33% 2 4 0 2 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 0
ENG  Bill Cox 1935 1937 2 3 0.5 16.67% 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0
SCO  Allan Dailey 1933 1933 1 0
NIR  Fred Daly 1947 1953 4 8 3.5 43.75% 3 4 1 1 2 1 2 2 0 0 0 0
IRL  Eamonn Darcy 1975 1987 4 11 2 18.18% 1 8 2 1 3 0 0 1 1 0 4 1
ENG  Bill Davies 1931 1933 2 4 2 50.00% 2 2 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
ENG  Peter Dawson 1977 1977 1 3 1 33.33% 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0
ENG  Luke Donald 2004 2012 4 15 10.5 70.00% 10 4 1 3 1 0 6 2 0 1 1 1
WAL  Jamie Donaldson 2014 2014 1 4 3 75.00% 3 1 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0
NIR  Norman Drew 1959 1959 1 1 0.5 50.00% 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
FRA  Victor Dubuisson 2014 2014 1 3 2.5 83.33% 2 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0
SCO  George Duncan 1927 1931 3 5 2 40.00% 2 3 0 2 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0
ENG  Syd Easterbrook 1931 1933 2 3 2 66.67% 2 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
ENG  Nick Faldo 1977 1997 11 46 25 54.35% 23 19 4 6 4 1 10 6 2 7 9 1
SCO  John Fallon 1955 1955 1 1 1 100.00% 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
SWE  Niclas Fasth 2002 2002 1 3 0.5 16.67% 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0
ENG  Max Faulkner 1947 1957 5 8 1 12.50% 1 7 0 0 4 0 1 3 0 0 0 0
NIR  David Feherty 1991 1991 1 3 1.5 50.00% 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
ENG  Ross Fisher 2010 2010 1 4 2 50.00% 2 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 0
ENG  Matthew Fitzpatrick 2016 2016 1 2 0 0.00% 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
ENG  Tommy Fleetwood 2018 2018 1 5 4 80.00% 4 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 2 0 0
SWE  Pierre Fulke 2002 2002 1 2 0.5 25.00% 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
ENG  George Gadd 1927 1927 1 0
SCO  Bernard Gallacher 1969 1983 8 31 15.5 50.00% 13 13 5 4 3 4 5 6 0 4 4 1
SCO  Stephen Gallacher 2014 2014 1 2 0 0.00% 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
SPA  Sergio García 1999 2018 9 41 25.5 62.20% 22 12 7 4 4 1 10 4 3 8 4 3
ENG  John Garner 1971 1973 2 1 0 0.00% 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
SPA  Antonio Garrido 1979 1979 1 5 1 20.00% 1 4 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 2 0
SPA  Ignacio Garrido 1997 1997 1 4 1.5 37.50% 0 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 1
ENG  David Gilford 1991 1995 2 7 3.5 50.00% 3 3 1 1 0 1 1 2 0 1 1 0
ENG  Eric Green 1947 1947 1 0
ENG  Malcolm Gregson 1967 1967 1 4 0 0.00% 0 4 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 0
SWE  Joakim Haeggman 1993 1993 1 2 1 50.00% 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
SCO  Tom Haliburton 1961 1963 2 6 0 0.00% 0 6 0 0 2 0 0 3 0 0 1 0
DEN  Søren Hansen 2008 2008 1 3 0.5 16.67% 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
SWE  Peter Hanson 2010 2012 2 5 1 20.00% 1 4 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 1 1 0
ENG  Jack Hargreaves 1951 1951 1 0
IRL  Pádraig Harrington 1999 2010 6 25 10.5 42.00% 9 13 3 3 3 0 3 4 3 3 6 0
ENG  Tyrrell Hatton 2018 2018 1 3 1 33.33% 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0
ENG  Arthur Havers 1927 1933 3 6 3 50.00% 3 3 0 2 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0
ENG  Jimmy Hitchcock 1965 1965 1 3 0 0.00% 0 3 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
WAL  Bert Hodson 1931 1931 1 1 0 0.00% 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
ENG  Reg Horne 1947 1947 1 0
ENG  Tommy Horton 1975 1977 2 8 1.5 18.75% 1 6 1 1 1 1 0 2 0 0 3 0
ENG  David Howell 2004 2006 2 5 3.5 70.00% 3 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 0
WAL  Brian Huggett 1963 1975 6 25 12 48.00% 9 10 6 3 3 1 5 3 2 1 4 3
ENG  Bernard Hunt 1953 1969 8 28 9 32.14% 6 16 6 4 3 3 1 9 1 1 4 2
ENG  Geoffrey Hunt 1963 1963 1 3 0 0.00% 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0
ENG  Guy Hunt 1975 1975 1 3 0.5 16.67% 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
ENG  Tony Jacklin 1967 1979 7 35 17 48.57% 13 14 8 2 8 1 8 1 4 3 5 3
ENG  John Jacobs 1955 1955 1 2 2 100.00% 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
ENG  Mark James 1977 1995 7 24 8.5 35.42% 8 15 1 2 4 1 1 7 0 5 4 0
ENG  Ted Jarman 1935 1935 1 1 0 0.00% 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
SPA  Miguel Ángel Jiménez 1999 2010 4 15 5.5 36.67% 4 8 3 1 3 0 0 4 2 3 1 1
SWE  Per-Ulrik Johansson 1995 1997 2 5 3 60.00% 3 2 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 0
GUE  Herbert Jolly 1927 1927 1 2 0 0.00% 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
SWE  Robert Karlsson 2006 2008 2 7 3 42.86% 1 2 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 3
GER  Martin Kaymer 2010 2016 4 14 6.5 46.43% 5 6 3 3 1 0 0 1 2 2 4 1
ENG  Michael King 1979 1979 1 1 0 0.00% 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
ENG  Sam King 1937 1949 3 5 1.5 30.00% 1 3 1 1 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0
ENG  Arthur Lacey 1933 1937 2 3 0 0.00% 0 3 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
ENG  Barry Lane 1993 1993 1 3 0 0.00% 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0
GER  Bernhard Langer 1981 2002 10 42 24 57.14% 21 15 6 4 3 3 11 6 1 6 6 2
SCO  Paul Lawrie 1999 2012 2 8 4.5 56.25% 4 3 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 1 2 1
ENG  Arthur Lees 1947 1955 4 8 4 50.00% 4 4 0 2 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 0
FRA  Thomas Levet 2004 2004 1 3 1 33.33% 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
SCO  Sandy Lyle 1979 1987 5 18 8 44.44% 7 9 2 1 4 0 3 3 1 3 2 1
NIR  Graeme McDowell 2008 2014 4 15 9 60.00% 8 5 2 3 1 0 4 2 1 1 2 1
IRL  Paul McGinley 2002 2006 3 9 4.5 50.00% 2 2 5 1 0 2 1 2 1 0 0 2
NIR  Rory McIlroy 2010 2018 5 24 13 54.17% 11 9 4 2 2 1 5 4 1 4 3 2
IRL  Jimmy Martin 1965 1965 1 1 0 0.00% 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
ENG  Peter Mills 1957 1959 2 1 1 100.00% 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
ENG  Abe Mitchell 1929 1933 3 6 4 66.67% 4 2 0 1 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
ENG  Ralph Moffitt 1961 1961 1 1 0 0.00% 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
ITA  Edoardo Molinari 2010 2010 1 3 1 33.33% 0 1 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1
ITA  Francesco Molinari 2010 2018 3 11 6 54.55% 5 4 2 1 1 1 2 2 0 2 1 1
SCO  Colin Montgomerie 1991 2006 8 36 23.5 65.28% 20 9 7 6 0 2 8 3 3 6 6 2
SWE  Alex Norén 2018 2018 1 3 2 66.67% 2 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
IRL  Christy O'Connor Snr 1955 1973 10 36 13 36.11% 11 21 4 2 10 2 6 6 1 3 5 1
IRL  Christy O'Connor Jnr 1975 1989 2 4 1 25.00% 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0
SPA  José María Olazábal 1987 2006 7 31 20.5 66.13% 18 8 5 2 4 1 7 2 1 9 2 3
IRL  John O'Leary 1975 1975 1 4 0 0.00% 0 4 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 0
DEN  Thorbjørn Olesen 2018 2018 1 2 1 50.00% 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
ENG  Peter Oosterhuis 1971 1981 6 28 15.5 55.36% 14 11 3 6 2 1 3 6 1 5 3 1
ENG  Alf Padgham 1933 1937 3 6 0 0.00% 0 6 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0
SCO  John Panton 1951 1961 3 5 0 0.00% 0 5 0 0 1 0 0 4 0 0 0 0
SWE  Jesper Parnevik 1997 2002 3 11 6 54.55% 4 3 4 0 2 1 2 0 2 2 1 1
ENG  Alf Perry 1933 1937 3 4 0.5 12.50% 0 3 1 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0
BEL  Thomas Pieters 2016 2016 1 5 4 80.00% 4 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0
SPA  Manuel Piñero 1981 1985 2 9 6 66.67% 6 3 0 2 0 0 2 2 0 2 1 0
ENG  Lionel Platts 1965 1965 1 5 2 40.00% 1 2 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
NIR  Eddie Polland 1973 1973 1 2 0 0.00% 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0
ENG  Ian Poulter 2004 2018 6 22 15 68.18% 14 6 2 5 0 1 5 2 0 4 4 1
WAL  Phillip Price 2002 2002 1 2 1 50.00% 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
NIR  Ronan Rafferty 1989 1989 1 3 1 33.33% 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
SPA  Jon Rahm 2018 2018 1 3 1 33.33% 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
JER  Ted Ray 1927 1927 1 2 0 0.00% 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
WAL  Dai Rees 1937 1961 9 18 7.5 41.67% 7 10 1 5 5 0 2 5 1 0 0 0
ENG  Steven Richardson 1991 1991 1 4 2 50.00% 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 0
SPA  José Rivero 1985 1987 2 5 2 40.00% 2 3 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 1 0 0
ENG  Fred Robson 1927 1931 3 6 2 33.33% 2 4 0 0 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 0
ITA  Costantino Rocca 1993 1997 3 11 6 54.55% 6 5 0 1 2 0 3 1 0 2 2 0
ENG  Justin Rose 2008 2018 5 23 14 60.87% 13 8 2 2 2 1 7 2 1 4 4 0
SWE  Jarmo Sandelin 1999 1999 1 1 0 0.00% 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
ENG  Syd Scott 1955 1955 1 2 0 0.00% 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
IRL  Des Smyth 1979 1981 2 7 2 28.57% 2 5 0 0 2 0 1 2 0 1 1 0
SWE  Henrik Stenson 2006 2018 5 19 11 57.89% 10 7 2 3 2 0 4 3 1 3 2 1
ENG  Andy Sullivan 2016 2016 1 2 0 0.00% 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
WAL  Dave Thomas 1959 1967 4 18 5.5 30.56% 3 10 5 0 4 1 3 2 2 0 4 2
SCO  Sam Torrance 1981 1995 8 28 10 35.71% 7 15 6 2 3 3 3 7 0 2 5 3
ENG  Peter Townsend 1969 1971 2 11 3 27.27% 3 8 0 0 3 0 2 2 0 1 3 0
FRA  Jean van de Velde 1999 1999 1 1 0 0.00% 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
ENG  Brian Waites 1983 1983 1 4 1 25.00% 1 3 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0
IRL  Philip Walton 1995 1995 1 2 1 50.00% 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
ENG  Charlie Ward 1947 1951 3 6 1 16.67% 1 5 0 0 3 0 1 2 0 0 0 0
ENG  Paul Way 1983 1985 2 9 6.5 72.22% 6 2 1 2 0 0 1 2 0 3 0 1
ENG  Harry Weetman 1951 1963 7 15 3 20.00% 2 11 2 2 6 0 0 4 2 0 1 0
ENG  Lee Westwood 1997 2016 10 44 23 52.27% 20 18 6 3 7 0 9 5 4 8 6 2
ENG  Charles Whitcombe 1927 1937 6 9 5 55.56% 3 2 4 1 2 1 2 0 3 0 0 0
ENG  Ernest Whitcombe 1929 1935 3 6 1.5 25.00% 1 4 1 0 2 1 1 2 0 0 0 0
ENG  Reg Whitcombe 1935 1935 1 1 0 0.00% 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
SCO  George Will 1963 1967 3 15 3 20.00% 2 11 2 0 3 1 2 3 1 0 5 0
ENG  Danny Willett 2016 2016 1 3 0 0.00% 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
ENG  Oliver Wilson 2008 2008 1 2 1 50.00% 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
ENG  Chris Wood 2016 2016 1 2 1 50.00% 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
SCO  Norman Wood 1975 1975 1 3 1 33.33% 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0
WAL  Ian Woosnam 1983 1997 8 31 16.5 53.23% 14 12 5 0 6 2 4 3 2 10 3 1

In this table the appearances includes players who were in the final team but were not selected for any matches. It does not include those who were initially selected or who qualified but were later replaced. Thus Mitchell (1927), Jolly (1931), Olazábal (1995) and Martín (1997) are excluded.

Record European point winnersEdit

Rank Name Record
(W–L–H)
Points Winning
percentage
1   Sergio García 22–12–7 25.5 62.20%
2   Nick Faldo 23–19–4 25 54.35%
3   Bernhard Langer 21–15–6 24 57.14%
4   Colin Montgomerie 20–9–7 23.5 65.28%
5   Lee Westwood 20–18–6 23 52.27%
6   Seve Ballasteros 20–12–5 22.5 60.81%
7   José María Olazábal 18–8–5 20.5 66.13%
8   Tony Jacklin 13–14–8 17 48.57%
9   Ian Woosnam 14–12–5 16.5 53.23%
10   Peter Oosterhuis 14–11–3 15.5 55.36%
  Bernard Gallacher 13–13–5 15.5 50.00%
  Neil Coles 12–21–7 15.5 38.75%

European country recordsEdit

Country Appearances Events Players Year range Most capped player (#)
  England 74 20 28 19792018 Nick Faldo (10)
Lee Westwood (10)
  Spain 40 20 11 19792018 Sergio García (9)
  Scotland 35 16 10 19792014 Sam Torrance (8)
Colin Montgomerie (8)
  Sweden 19 12 10 19932018 Henrik Stenson (5)
  Northern Ireland 16 13 5 19892018 Darren Clarke (5)
Rory McIlroy (5)
  Ireland 15 11 6 19792010 Pádraig Harrington (6)
  Germany 14 14 2 19812016 Bernhard Langer (10)
  Wales 10 10 3 19832014 Ian Woosnam (8)
  Italy 7 6 3 19932018 Costantino Rocca (3)
Francesco Molinari (3)
  Denmark 5 5 3 19972018 Thomas Bjørn (3)
  France 3 3 3 19992014 Jean van de Velde (1)
Thomas Levet (1)
Victor Dubuisson (1)
  Belgium 2 2 2 20122016 Nicolas Colsaerts (1)
Thomas Pieters (1)

This table excludes José María Olazábal (in 1995) and Miguel Ángel Martín (in 1997) who withdrew due to injury and were replaced in the team. Martín never played in a Ryder Cup team. Faldo played in 11 Ryder Cups but made his debut in 1977 for Great Britain and Ireland.

In the 20 contests from 1979 to 2018 there have been 150 appearances by players from Great Britain and Ireland (an average of 7.5) and 90 by those from Continental Europe (an average of 4.5).

Family relationshipsEdit

The following European Ryder Cup players are or have been related:[2]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2014 Ryder Cup Media and Players' Guide". Archived from the original on October 6, 2014. Retrieved September 30, 2014.
  2. ^ "PGA Media Guide 2012" (PDF). P.G.A. p. 74. Retrieved 22 July 2012.
  3. ^ "Brian Barnes to Play First Professional Tournament for Ten Years at 2012 Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship". English Golf News. Archived from the original on 20 April 2013. Retrieved 22 July 2012.
  4. ^ "Lee Westwood's wife Laurae Westwood". playerwives.com. Retrieved 22 July 2012.
  5. ^ "Johansson celebrates with course record". dawn.com. Retrieved 5 November 2013.

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