Here is a look at the Team USA Qualifying Process for the Ryder Cup. Following a major review of the qualification criteria for the European team after the defeat at Hazeltine, the European Ryder Cup committee. The 41st Ryder Cup Matches were held in the United States from September 30 to October 2, . The leading five players, not qualified above, on the Ryder Cup World Points List. Total World Rankings Points earned in Official World Golf Captains : Davis Love III (USA); Darren Clarke .