All the Different Types of Golf Balls Used by the Players at Ryder Cup 2020

Published 09/24/2021, 12:30 PM EDT
PARIS, FRANCE – OCTOBER 16: A detailed view as a Ryder Cup golf ball is pictured on the tee during the Ryder Cup 2018 Year to Go event at Le Golf National on October 16, 2017 in Paris, France. (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)


The Ryder Cup 2020 is all set to begin at the Whistling Straits in Wisconsin. Displaying a phenomenal outing between the United States and Team Europe, the Ryder Cup is a professional men’s biennial golf tournament. Players from both teams compete against each other for three days in foursomes, four-ball, and singles formats. 

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Going into this year’s clash, Team Europe is the defending champion of this event. They triumphed in the 2018 edition of the tournament, held in France. However, United States holds the bragging rights with 26 overall victories, to Europe’s 14. Nevertheless, this year’s visitors have been putting in commendable performances of late. 

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That being said, the home team is favorites for victory as the American audience promises its significant support through an electrifying atmosphere. 

Which golf balls are players using in the upcoming Ryder Cup?

Even with all the support and backing from fans, the players need the right equipment, especially the right golf balls. Notably, most of the players from both sides are using the Titleist golf balls for the event, while a few others are going in with TaylorMade, Callaway, Srixon, and Bridgestone. 

LOUISVILLE, KY – OCTOBER 03: An official Ryder Cup Logo ball on the tee at Valhalla Golf Club venue for the 2008 Ryder Cup Matches, on October 3, 2007 in Louisville, Kentucky (Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images)

Around 15 players will be using Titleist Pro V1 Max out of the 24 players on the field. Meanwhile, only four players from Team USA and five players from Team Europe will opt for different balls. 

Star-studded lineup

Here is the list of all the players with the golf balls they use:

Team USA 

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  1. Daniel Berger – Pro V1
  2. Patrick Cantlay – Pro V1x
  3. Bryson DeChambeau – Bridgestone Tour BX
  4. Harris English – Pro V1
  5. Tony Finau – Pro V1
  6. Dustin Johnson – TP5x
  7. Brooks Koepka – Pro V1x
  8. Collin Morikawa – TP5
  9. Xander Schauffele – Chromsoft X 
  10. Scottie Scheffler – Pro V1
  11. Jordan Spieth – Pro V1x
  12. Justin Thomas – Pro V1x

Team Europe 

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  1. Rory McIlroy – TP5x
  2. Jon Rahm – Chromsoft x
  3. Paul Casey – Pro V1
  4. Matt Fitzpatrick – Pro V1x
  5. Tyrrell Hatton – Pro V1x
  6. Tommy Fleetwood – TP5x
  7. Viktor Hovland – Pro V1
  8. Lee Westwood – Pro V1x
  9. Bernd Wiesberger – Pro V1x
  10. Sergio Garcia – TP5x
  11. Ian Poulter – Pro V1x
  12. Shane Lowry – Srixon Z star

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The 2020 Ryder Cup will kick-start on September 24th at the Whistling Straits links course. Stakes will be high as Team Europe will look to defend the title, with Team USA aiming to make American great again. Who will get their hands on the cup? 

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Amey Kulkarni

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Amey Kulkarni is a Golf writer at EssentiallySports. He is currently pursuing his Bachelor’s degree in mass media. Before joining EssentiallySports he used to write articles on Golf and Cricket on his personal blog cricgolf.

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