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Sergio Garcia, Ian Poulter and Shane Lowry Added to 2021 Ryder Cup Team

Captain Padraig Harrington skips Justin Rose to take rookie Shane Lowry, veteran Sergio Garcia and Ryder Cup wildman Ian Poulter.
Shane Lowery, Ian Poulter and Sergio Garcia are the 2021 European Team captain's picks.

From left, Shane Lowery, Ian Poulter (with 2012 Ryder Cup) and Sergio Garcia are the 2021 Ryder Cup wildcard picks for the European Team.

VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — Sergio Garcia, Ian Poulter and Shane Lowry were picked by European captain Padraig Harrington on Sunday to fill out the team for the Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits.

Harrington had previously indicated Garcia and Poulter, who have a combined 15 appearances in the Ryder Cup, were in line to be selected.

Lowry got the nod ahead of Justin Rose and will be one of three rookies in the team, along with Bernd Wiesberger and Viktor Hovland.

Wiesberger, Lee Westwood, Matt Fitzpatrick and Tyrrell Hatton secured the final automatic qualifying places for Europe following the BMW PGA Championship on Sunday. They joined Jon Rahm, Rory McIlroy, Tommy Fleetwood, Hovland and Paul Casey in the team for the Sept. 24-26 event.