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Money Players
Alan Shipnuck
September 20, 1999
Since so many Ryder Cup players think they should be paid for their services, we decided to put a price on the value of this year's competitors to their teams, The players are listed in order of qualification and with their Ryder Cup records.
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September 20, 1999

Money Players

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Jean Van de Velde
0-0
$$$
The U.S. strategy: Get him to 18. His putting, though, is no joke

Jeff Maggert
4-3
$$$
The Invisible Man was one of only three U.S. winners in Spain

Padraig Harrington
0-0
$$
He thinks the Dunhill and World cups have prepared him for this

Tom Lehman
3-2-2
$$$$$
He has never been on a winner, and this could be his last chance

Andrew Coltart
0-0
$$
A basket case during qualifying, he's a nice guy who'll finish last

Steve Pate
0-1-1
$$$$$
Excellent choice, Ben. Pate's fearless, funny and a clutch putter

Jesper Parnevik
1-1-2
$$$$$
Forget the gamesmanship. You don't want to get in his head

Ben Crenshaw
3-8-1
$$$$
Will his young studs forgive him for ratting them out at Medinah?

Mark James
8-15-1
$$$
The team liked the way he stood up to Faldo...but seven rookies?

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