September 5, 2018 / 2:01 PM / in 2 months

Golf-Profiles of players named on Europe Ryder Cup team

    LONDON, Sept 5 (Reuters) - Brief profiles of the 12 players
confirmed on the Europe team for the Ryder Cup against the
United States to be played in Paris from Sept 28-30.
            
    
    Francesco Molinari (Italy) 
    Age: 35 
    World ranking: 6
    Previous Ryder Cups: 2 (2010, 2012)
    Record: 0-3-2 (wins, losses, halves)
    
    Justin Rose (England)
    Age: 38
    World ranking: 4
    Previous Ryder Cups: 4 (2008, 2012, 2014, 2016)
    Record: 11-6-2 (wins, losses, halves)
    
    Jon Rahm (Spain)
    Age: 23
    World ranking: 5
    Previous Ryder Cups: First appearance
    
    Rory McIlroy (Northern Ireland)
    Age: 29
    World ranking: 8
    Previous Ryder Cups: 4 (2010, 2012, 2014, 2016)
    Record: 9-6-4
    
    Tommy Fleetwood (England)
    Age: 27
    World ranking: 12
    Previous Ryder Cups: First appearance
    
    Alex Noren (Sweden)
    Age: 36
    World ranking: 15
    Previous Ryder Cups: First appearance
    
    Tyrrell Hatton (England)
    Age: 26
    World ranking: 25
    Previous Ryder Cups: First appearance
    
    Thorbjorn Olesen (Denmark)
    Age: 28
    World ranking: 40
    Previous Ryder Cups: First appearance
    
    Ian Poulter (England)
    Age: 42
    World ranking: 33
    Previous Ryder Cups: 5 (2004, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014)
    Record: 12-4-2
    
    Sergio Garcia (Spain)
    Age: 38
    World ranking: 30
    Previous Ryder Cups: 8 (1999, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2012,
2014, 2016)
    Record: 18-20-7
    
    Paul Casey (England)
    Age: 41
    World ranking: 16
    Previous Ryder Cups: 3 (2004, 2006, 2008
    Record: 3-2-4
    
    Henrik Stenson (Sweden)
    Age: 42
    World ranking: 22
    Previous Ryder Cups: 4 (2006, 2008, 2014, 2016)
    Record: 5-4-2

 (Reporting by Martyn Herman; Editing by Ken Ferris)
  
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