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These 10 European Tour members simply earned PGA Tour playing cards

Adrian Meronk hits a drive at the DP World Tour Championship.

Adrian Meronk is headed to the PGA Tour.

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Whereas Adrian Meronk‘s 12 months wasn’t sufficient to earn him a spot on the Ryder Cup workforce, he’ll be capable of show European captain Luke Donald fallacious from the PGA Tour.

Meronk was considered one of 10 DP World Tour professionals who punched their tickets to the PGA Tour Sunday on the DP World Tour Championship.

As a part of the expanded strategic alliance between the 2 excursions, for the primary time ever this season, the highest 10 finishers within the DP World Tour’s Race to Dubai standings not in any other case exempt, have been awarded PGA Tour playing cards.

After a T32 end in Dubai this week, Meronk locked up the No. 4 spot within the order of benefit however would be the high participant within the new exemption class. The highest finishers within the Race to Dubai have been Rory McIlroy, Nicolai Hojgaard and Jon Rahm who all have already got PGA Tour standing for subsequent season and don’t rely towards the brand new playing cards allotted.

Hojgaard secured his PGA Tour card as a Particular Momentary Member and gathered the requisite variety of non-member FedEx Cup factors. Min Woo Lee, who completed tenth within the Race to Dubai, additionally secured his card through Particular Momentary Membership and doesn’t rely towards the ten playing cards.

And whereas Hojgaard, who received the DP World Tour Championship by two photographs over Viktor Hovland, Tommy Fleetwood and Matt Wallace, already had his PGA Tour standing secured, his twin brother Rasmus wasn’t as lucky.

Nicolai Hojgaard raises the DP World Tour Championship trophy.

Nicolai Hojgaard wins DP World Tour Championship as brother Rasmus misses PGA Tour card


Jack Hirsh

Rasmus entered the ultimate occasion of the DP World Tour season sixteenth within the season-long standings however watched as Matthieu Pavon birdied his last 4 holes to rocket up the leaderboard and bump Rasmus out of a PGA Tour card.

Pavon ended up ending fifteenth within the standings, nabbing the eighth PGA Tour card whereas Rasmus was 18th and simply 27 factors in need of the final of the ten PGA Tour playing cards.

Listed below are every of the ten DP World Tour gamers who simply earned their PGA Tour playing cards.

DP World Tour PGA Tour card earners

(Race to Dubai rating)

(4) Adrian Meronk

(5) Ryan Fox

(7) Victor Perez

(9) Thorbjorn Olesen

(11) Alexander Bjork

(12) Sami Valimaki

(13) Robert MacIntyre

(15) Matthieu Pavon

(16) Jorge Campillo

(17) Ryo Hisatune

Jack Hirsh

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Jack Hirsh is an assistant editor at GOLF. A Pennsylvania native, Jack is a 2020 graduate of Penn State College, incomes levels in broadcast journalism and political science. He was captain of his highschool golf workforce and lately returned to this system to function head coach. Jack additionally nonetheless *tries* to stay aggressive in native amateurs. Earlier than becoming a member of GOLF, Jack spent two years working at a TV station in Bend, Oregon, primarily as a Multimedia Journalist/reporter, but in addition producing, anchoring and even presenting the climate. He could be reached at jack.hirsh@golf.com.





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