30 Aug '16, 5pm

Theoretically, Russell Knox COULD play on the U.S. Ryder Cup team (But it's complicated)

Russell Knox's Ryder Cup snub could leave a sour taste in the Scotsman's mouth, and rightfully so: the 31 year old would have automatically qualified had he been a member of the European Tour in 2015. Instead Knox, who's seventh in the FedEx Cup and the 20th ranked player in the world, will be watching the Hazeltine proceedings from the sidelines in favor of Thomas Pieters (41st in the world), Lee Westwood (46th) and Martin Kaymer (50th). Knox could use this omission as incentive to make the 2018 European team. Or Knox could go a more drastic, yet totally plausible, route: He could switch to the American side. GALLERY: Biggest Ryder Cup Snubs Knox, who possesses dual citizenship in Scotland and the United States, could theoretically be eligible for the red, white and blue. Under the PGA of America's guidelines regarding a player's nationality qualification: -- A competitor...

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