Fitzpatrick and MacIntire join the European team for the Ryder Cup


The Englishman Matt Fitzpatrick and the Scotsman Robert MacIntire have achieved their points classification this Sunday to be part of the European Ryder Cup team, winning the last two places, after Rory McIlroy, Jon Rahm, Tyrrell Hatton and Viktor already achieved it. Hovland.

Following the completion of the Omega European Masters held in Switzerland, the English and Scottish golfers have certified their presence in the Ryder Cup. The former, through the world ranking list, while the left-hander qualified through the continental points list.

The European team for the Ryder Cup, which will be held in Italy for the first time since 1927 from September 29 to October 1, will be completed with the six picks for captain, Luke Donald. This will announce his selections this Monday, at 3:00 p.m. Spanish peninsular time.

“These six players have been outstanding performers during the qualifying period and I am delighted to officially welcome each and every one of them to the 2023 squad,” Donald said of these six players in a statement published by the Ryder Cup.

McIlroy and Rahm were the first players to confirm their places for the tournament. It will be the third Ryder Cup for the Spaniard and number three in the world, after getting his second victory in a Major in Augusta in April. While the Norwegian Hovland and the English Hatton managed to be part of the European team before the last qualifying event.