Tony Finau moves to automatic position in U.S. Ryder Cup standings


Tony Finau might not have ended the drought of his Sunday win at Riviera, but his playoff loss and second place finish at the Genesis Invitational were good enough to automatically place him in the Ryder’s points standings. American Cup.

Finau, who made his Ryder Cup debut in 2018, went from No.11 to No.6 while edging Collin Morikawa in the top six. Although Finau hasn’t won since the 2016 Puerto Rico Open, he has 10 finalists around the world since that win, including in each of his last three consecutive events.

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Genesis winner Max Homa also took a huge leap forward, climbing 20 spots to No.14, as did Sam Burns, who placed third at Riviera and is now No.31 in points. Meanwhile, Tiger Woods, who provided little optimism about his health and potential return to the TBEN booth on Sunday in Los Angeles, dropped another spot, to No.24.

Here’s a look at the current U.S. Ryder Cup photo:

  • 1. Dustin Johnson

  • 2. Bryson DeChambeau

  • 3. Brooks Koepka

  • 4. Xander Sc Chaudele

  • 5. Justin Thomas

  • 6. Tony Finau

  • 7. Collin Morikawa

  • 8. Patrick Reed

  • 9. Daniel Berger

  • 10. Webb Simpson

  • 11. Patrick Cantlay

  • 12. English Harris

  • 13. Matt Wolff

  • 14. Max Homa

  • 15. Kevin Kisner

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The six best players after the BMW Championship will be part of the American team. Six captain’s choices will be made after the circuit championship.


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