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Finau continues to climb U.S. Ryder Cup standings

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With a top-10 finish in his return from injury, Tony Finau continued to make progress as he looks to qualify for the Ryder Cup for the first time.

Finau tied for 10th at the Masters despite a gruesome ankle injury, and after taking two weeks off to heal he picked up right where he left off, finishing sixth alongside teammate Daniel Summerhays at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans. After pocketing another $172,800 for his efforts, Finau jumped from 17th to 13th in the latest U.S. Ryder Cup standings.

The biggest moves this week were reserved for the winners at TPC Louisiana, as Billy Horschel went from 54th to 19th and Scott Piercy jumped from 56th to 21st.

The top eight players after the PGA Championship will all qualify automatically, with captain Jim Furyk rounding out the roster with four selections. Here's a look at the latest U.S. standings, where the top 12 remain unchanged from last week:

1. Patrick Reed

2. Justin Thomas

3. Dustin Johnson

4. Jordan Spieth

5. Bubba Watson

6. Rickie Fowler

7. Brooks Koepka

8. Phil Mickelson

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9. Matt Kuchar

10. Brian Harman

11. Kevin Kisner

12. Gary Woodland


On the European side, the top four from both the European Points and World Points lists will qualify automatically and will be joined by four picks from captain Thomas Bjorn. Here's a look at the latest standings:

European Points

1. Tyrrell Hatton

2. Justin Rose

3. Jon Rahm

4. Ross Fisher

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5. Matthew Fitzpatrick

World Points

1. Rory McIlroy

2. Tommy Fleetwood

3. Sergio Garcia

4. Alex Noren

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5. Ian Poulter