All that meant was avoiding a phone call from the captain, Steve Stricker, after the Tour Championship to inform him of being a pick.
Because of the pandemic that delayed the Ryder Cup one year until September 24-26, qualifying began the day Tiger Woods won the 2019 Masters.
It ended 28 months later with six players assured a spot at Whistling Straits, and the real drama still a week away.
Collin Morikawa, who won two majors during the qualifying process, topped the list.
He was followed by Dustin Johnson, Bryson DeChambeau, Brooks Koepka and Justin Thomas, all of whom had mathematically locked up their spots.
All six of the automatic qualifiers are ranked in the world’s top-10.
Tony Finau was in the sixth spot until he was surpassed by Cantlay on Sunday.
Cantlay and Morikawa will be making their Ryder Cup debuts.
The US team has six captain’s…