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Jordan Spieth, Tony Finau, Harris English, Daniel Berger, Xander Schauffele and Scottie Scheffler Added to 2021 American Ryder Cup Team

American captain Steve Stricker adds veterans Jordan Spieth and Tony Finau plus four rookies to the 2021 team that will take on Team Europe at Whistling Straits.
Steve Stricker at the 2012 Ryder Cup.

American Ryder Cup captain Steve Stricker (above at Medinah in 2012) announced his captain's picks for the 2021 team.

Daniel Berger, Harris English, Tony Finau, Xander Schauffele, Scottie Scheffler and Jordan Spieth are Ryder Cup Captain Steve Stricker's wildcard picks for the 2021 American team that will face off against the reigning champion European team at Whistling Straits, Sept. 24-26.

Those six join the six who have already qualified for the team. Here's the updated American roster with Ryder Cup years in parentheses:

2021 American Ryder Cup roster

1. Collin Morikawa (Rookie)

2. Dustin Johnson (2010, 2012, 2016, 2018, 2021)

3. Bryson DeChambeau (2018)

4. Brooks Koepka (2016, 2018, 2021)

5. Justin Thomas (2018, 2021)

6. Patrick Cantlay (Rookie)

7. Tony Finau (2018, 2021)

8. Xander Schauffele (Rookie)

9. Jordan Spieth (2014, 2016, 2018, 2021)

10. Harris English (Rookie)

11. Scottie Scheffler (Rookie)

12. Daniel Berger (Rookie)

The European team currently holds the cup after its 17-1/2 to 10-1/2 win in 2018 at Le Golf National. Here's more on this year's Ryder Cup, including the format, schedule and how to watch.

European captain Padraig Harrington will announce his captain's picks Sunday after the final round of the BMW at Wentworth. Paul Casey, Tommy Fleetwood, Viktor Hovland, Rory McIlroy and Jon Rahm have automatically qualified for the team.