Francesco Molinari is all but assured of a place on Europe’s Ryder Cup team as Tiger Woods’ Open showing could help him secure a place for the US
- The Open was crucial for Francesco Molinari ahead of this year’s Ryder Cup
- Molinari is in a comfortable position now and should make it to Paris
- Brooks Koepka is in pole position for the US after defending the US Open
- Tiger Woods could well be considered after his superb outing at Carnoustie
By DEREK LAWRENSON FOR THE DAILY MAIL
Europe will try to win back the Ryder Cup in September after losing to the Americans at Hazeltine National Golf Club in 2016.
Team Europe captain Thomas Bjorn and Team USA captain Jim Furyk will finalise their respective teams in early September.
Here, Sportsmail‘s golf correspondent Derek Lawrenson assesses the current state following a dramatic Open Championship at Carnoustie.
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