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When is the Ryder Cup 2021, where is it taking place, which players have qualified for competition?

GOLF fans don’t have to wait too much longer as the 2021 Ryder Cup is just a drive away – with both teams confirmed.

The coronavirus pandemic delayed the world-famous tournament by a year but golf’s very own grudge match USA vs Europe is back.

The 2021 Ryder Cup will. be played at Whistling Straits in Wisconsin

The world’s best players will convene to participate as Europe look to retain the title they won back in 2018.

Here’s all you need to know ahead of its highly aniticpated return.

Ryder Cup 2021: When is it?

  • The delayed Ryder Cup will be played across the final weekend in September from September 24 to 26.
  • It was originally supposed to be played between September 25 to 27 in 2020 but the coronavirus pandemic halted those plans.
  • This year’s Ryder Cup will be the first played since September 2018, when Europe beat USA.

Ryder Cup 2021: Where is it taking place?

  • The 2021 Ryder Cup will be played at Whistling Straits in Haven, Wisconsin in the U.S.
  • Whistling Straits hasn’t hosted a major tournament since the 2015 PGA Championship.
  • The 2018 Ryder Cup was hosted at the Albatros Course of Le Golf National in Guyancourt, Paris.
Rory McIlroy has already qualified for Europe

Who is playing in the Ryder Cup for USA and Europe?

Both teams have now been named for Whistling Straits.

There is NO Tiger Woods no Phil Mickelson for captain Steve Stricker’s Team USA.

Meanwhile skipper Padrig Harrington has drafted in some in-form debutants for Europe, while Francesco Molinari and Justin Rose are the big names to miss out.

Debut players*

Team USA confirmed players

  • Collin Morikawa*
  • Dustin Johnson
  • Bryson DeChambeau
  • Brooks Koepka
  • Justin Thomas
  • Xander Schaufelle*
  • Patrick Cantlay*
  • Jordan Spieth
  • Tony Finau
  • Harris English*
  • Scottie Scheffler*
  • Daniel Berger*

Team Europe confirmed players

  • Jon Rahm
  • Rory McIlroy
  • Tyrrell Hatton
  • Tommy Fleetwood
  • Viktor Hovland*
  • Matt Fitzpatrick
  • Lee Westwood
  • Paul Casey
  • Shane Lowry*
  • Sergio Garcia
  • Ian Poulter
  • Bernd Weisberger*

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