In case you haven't noticed or heard him, Reed relishes playing for the US of A. He was 3-0-1 in his first Ryder Cup two years ago at Gleneagles, one of the few bright spots in a losing effort.
Here are the eight American players who have earned their spots.
Following are the nine automatic qualifiers for Team Europe.
European Ryder Cup Team
The all-important picks.
U.S. Captain Davis Love and European Captain Darren Clarke will round out their squads with picks. Clarke's three picks will be named tomorrow (Tuesday, August 30). Love will name three picks on September 16 and one more on September 25.
The 2016 Ryder Cup will be played September 30 to October 2 at Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska, Minnesota.