Here is the full list of Ryder Cup captains dating to , with winning of America; the Team Europe captain is chosen by the European Tour. Denmark's Thomas Bjorn is named Europe's Ryder Cup captain for the "I have lived and breathed the European Tour for so long, and now I. Template: European Ryder Cup Captains. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Jump to: navigation, search. [hide]. v; t · e · European Ryder Cup captains. From the inaugural event untilthe Ryder Cup was a two-day competition with hole matches. The Ryder Cup is a match play event, with each match worth one point. The Ryder Cup, and its counterpart the Presidents Cupremain exceptions within the world of professional sports because the players receive no prize money despite the contests being high-profile events that bring in large amounts of money in television and sponsorship revenue. Fitzpatrick, Matthew Multiplayer games Fitzpatrick. As a player, he was a Ryder Cup winner inandand has won 15 European tour titles.