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Last Updated: 31/08/10 3:04pm

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The 2010 Ryder Cup is just around the corner and the race to secure qualification for both the European and American teams has now finished.

The Celtic Manor resort in Wales will host the eagerly-anticipated match, with Colin Montgomerie captaining Europe and Corey Pavin skippering the US team.

Montgomerie will lead a European side desperate to put the record straight after their surprise defeat at Valhalla in 2008.

Don't forget you'll be able to watch all the action as Europe try to win back the trophy live and exclusively on Sky Sports HD.

The contest gets underway on October 1 and it promises to be a fantastic three days of competition.

In the meantime, you can check out who has qualified for both the European and American sides.

EUROPEAN QUALIFICATION CRITERIA:

(a) The leading four players on the Ryder Cup World Points List as of Sunday, August 29, 2010 at the conclusion of the Johnnie Walker Championship at Gleneagles.

(b) The leading five players, not otherwise qualified (having selected the four players from the Ryder Cup World Points List) from the Ryder Cup European Points List as of Sunday, August 29, 2010 at the conclusion of the Johnnie Walker Championship at Gleneagles.

(c) The captain, Colin Montgomerie, selects the remaining three players on Sunday August 29, 2010 following the conclusion of the Johnnie Walker Championship at Gleneagles.

RYDER CUP WORLD POINTS LIST: (Last updated Aug 29)

PositionPlayer NamePoints
1LEE WESTWOOD422.01
2RORY MCILROY316.95
3MARTIN KAYMER285.42
4GRAEME MCDOWELL249.35
5Edoardo Molinari248.41
6Luke Donald231.16
7Ian Poulter211.24
8Padraig Harrington204.97
9Justin Rose195.74
10Francesco Molinari181.91

RYDER CUP EUROPEAN POINTS LIST: (Last updated Aug 29)

PositionPlayer NamePoints
1Lee Westwood3,446,137.87
2Martin Kaymer2,638,282.58
3Rory McIlroy2,368,205.11
4Graeme McDowell2,307,041.47
5IAN POULTER2,238,874.06
6ROSS FISHER1,732,537.57
7FRANCESCO MOLINARI1,700,408.54
8MIGUEL ANGEL JIMENEZ1,642,436.14
9PETER HANSON1,599,952.41
10Edoardo Molinari1,542,828.32

US QUALIFICATION CRITERIA:

The 2010 United States Ryder Cup Team is chosen on the basis of points compiled by The PGA of America. The points system will determine the top eight players for the 2010 United States Ryder Cup Team with the final qualifying event concluding on Sunday, August 15, 2010.

In addition, captain Corey Pavin, will have four selections to complete the United States team.

US RYDER CUP POINTS LIST: (Last updated Aug 15)

PositionPlayer NamePoints
1PHIL MICKELSON6095
2HUNTER MAHAN4095
3BUBBA WATSON3894
4JIM FURYK3763
5STEVE STRICKER3697
6DUSTIN JOHNSON3573
7JEFF OVERTON3533
8MATT KUCHAR3415
9Anthony Kim3274
10Lucas Glover3052
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