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After making himself unavailable to qualify for the 2016 Ryder Cup through not being a member of the European Tour, Casey rejoined the tour in late 2017 with aspirations of making the European team for the 2018 match at Le Golf National.
He scored two points out of a possible three and, ahead of the tournament, said he had 'no issues' with 2010 Ryder Cup captain Colin Montgomerie, who famously overlooked the then world No. Casey won the Valspar Championship in 2018, his first PGA Tour win in nine years. team by a dominant margin of 17.5 to 10.5 at Le Golf National outside of Paris, France.
The victory was especially emotional and gratifying as Casey's wife Pollyanna had given birth to the couple's first child two weeks prior to the event.
Casey sparked controversy in November 2004, when in an interview for the Sunday Times newspaper he reportedly said, of the US Ryder Cup team, "Oh, we properly hate them. Several leading American golfers, including Fred Funk and Davis Love III, publicly dismissed the controversy surrounding Casey as tabloid mischief.
Casey later apologised, saying the remarks were taken out of context and using the word "hate" was an error.
He joined the PGA Tour shortly afterwards as a Special Temporary Member and his membership of the 2004 European Ryder Cup Team qualified him for membership of the US based tour for the 2005 season. In 2006, Casey won the HSBC World Match Play Championship at Wentworth, beating Shaun Micheel 10 and 8 in a record victory for the final.
However he continues to play mainly in Europe, and was the leader of the European Tour Order of Merit in 2006, until Pádraig Harrington overtook him in the final event. Casey has featured in the top 10 of the Official World Golf Ranking and was the highest ranked Englishman for a time. Casey became the only player in Ryder Cup history to win a foursome match with a hole-in-one on Saturday, 23 September 2006, in Ireland.Two weeks later he equalled his 2004 performance by finishing tied for 6th place in the 2015 Masters.