Harris English says one of his strengths is to "find common ground with every single person." Photo: Sarah Stier, Getty Images
ATLANTA, GEORGIA | On paper, Harris English’s golf résumé over the last year speaks for itself. He’s ranked No. 11 in the world, the ninth highest ranked American on a stacked global leaderboard. He’s won twice on the PGA Tour in 2021, in playoffs at Kapalua in the Tournament of Champions and at TPC River Highlands in the Travelers Championship. He finished third and fourth in the two U.S. Opens staged this season and made the cut in every major he played.
In years past, English would already be automatically qualified to compete in his first Ryder Cup at No. 10 in the U.S. rankings, but this month’s match at Whistling Straits gives U.S. captain Steve Stricker six wild-card picks that he’ll make on Sept. 8. So while his odds for getting a good phone call next week look good, the 32-year-old English still has some campaigning to do at the Tour Championship at East Lake.
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