Tyrrell Hatton thinks his Ryder Cup future is much from sure after his transfer to LIV Golf however believes his fellow defector Jon Rahm will tee off for the European crew towards the U.S. in 2025.
Englishman Hatton has performed in three Ryder Cups and partnered Spaniard Rahm to win two matches in Rome final yr, serving to Europe reclaim the trophy.
The world quantity 15 joined the Saudi Arabia-backed LIV circuit final month, signing as much as be a part of an enlargement crew captained by Masters champion Rahm, however the transfer might derail his hopes of enjoying within the biennial crew competitors once more.
Ryder Cup stalwarts Sergio Garcia, Ian Poulter and Lee Westwood had been ineligible this yr after becoming a member of LIV and resigning from the Europe-based DP World Tour.
While Rahm’s swap prompted Rory McIlroy to say the DP World Tour should change its eligibility guidelines, Hatton mentioned the Spaniard was a particular case.
“Jon’s in a different position to me – you can’t really imagine the European Ryder Cup team without Jon,” Hatton informed London’s Daily Telegraph.
“It’s nice to hear your team mates say nice things about you and your contribution but when you talk about the Ryder Cup ‘certainties’ or whatever, I don’t feel that I’m up there in that bracket with those guys.
“I’m sorry, I’m just not and can’t rely on my reputation,” added Hatton, who received six occasions on the European tour and picked up his sole win on the PGA Tour in 2020.
The subsequent Ryder Cup takes place at Bethpage Black in Farmingdale, New York.
Talks over a possible merger between LIV Golf and the PGA Tour have been ongoing since a framework settlement final June, though a Dec. 31 date to rubber-stamp the deal was missed.