The season’s first major is finally here.
The PGA Championship begins Thursday at TPC Harding Park.
Tiger Woods is in the field along with the world’s top rankings golfers including Justin Thomas, Jon Rahm, Brooks Koepka, Rory McIlroy and Bryson DeChambeau.
The PGA of America announced John Daly and Vijay Singh withdrew Monday due to health concerns and an injury, respectively. Francesco Molinari and Padraig Harrington also withdrew from the PGA Championship due to concerns over traveling to the United States amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Harding Park will be the first TPC course to host a major championship and the fourth municipal course to host. This year also marks the first time San Francisco has hosted a PGA Championship.
The PGA Championship field is broken down below according to each player’s ranking in the Golfweek/Sagarin and in the Official World Golf Ranking.
For the 2019-20 season, the average ranking of the winner heading into the week in which they won PGA Tour event has been 70.9 in the Golfweek/Sagarins and 98.48 in the OWGR.
PlayerGolfweek/SagarinOWGR Rory McIlroy13 Jon Rahm22 Justin Thomas31 Patrick Cantlay410 Xander Schauffele511 Daniel Berger620 Bryson DeChambeau77 Tiger Woods815 Collin Morikawa912 Harris English10123 Matt Fitzpatrick1118 Abraham Ancer1223 Webb Simpson134 Gary Woodland1421 Hideki Matsuyama1527 Tyrrell Hatton1614 Sungjae Im1725 Adam Hadwin1860 Tony Finau1917 Patrick Reed208 Viktor Hovland2131 Billy Horschel2340 Dustin Johnson245 Adam Scott259 Mark Hubbard26142 Louis Oosthuizen2724 Joel Dahmen2869 Tommy Fleetwood2913 Kevin Na3030 Talor Gooch31144 Matt Kuchar3222 Sergio Garcia3341 Corey Conners3565 Jordan Spieth3662 Ian Poulter3757 Carlos Ortiz38136 Brendon Todd3948 Cameron Tringale41176 Scottie Scheffler4259 Matt Jones4388 Brian Harman44138 Brooks Koepka456 Marc Leishman4619 Cameron Champ4877 Matthias Schwab4979 Ryan Palmer5146 Richy Werenski54127 Joaquin Niemann5568 Zach Johnson56210 J.T. Poston5766 Rory Sabbatini5889 Chez Reavie5936 Rickie Fowler6032 Max Homa6170 Brendan Steele62104 Jason Day6342 Doc Redman65131 Nick Taylor66100 Paul Casey6728 Bud Cauley69135 Christiaan Bezuidenhout7047 Dylan Frittelli71102 Adam Long7373 Lanto Griffin7686 Phil Mickelson7749 Harold Varner III78125 Matthew Wolff8053 Henrik Stenson8133 Keegan Bradley8275 Joost Luiten84101 Denny McCarthy85195 Marcus Kinhult86108 Lucas Glover8780 Byeong Hun An8956 Shane Lowry9026 Kevin Kisner9234 Justin Rose9616 Jason Dufner99277 Brian Stuard100140 Brandt Snedeker10264 Danny Lee104103 Tyler Duncan105167 Robert MacIntyre10781 Jim Furyk10894 Sebastián Muñoz10998 Steve Stricker110515 Troy Merritt111119 Matt Wallace11443 Luke List117122 Xinjun Zhang118120 Erik van Rooyen11944 Russell Henley120181 Kevin Streelman12445 Tom Hoge126137 Bubba Watson12763 Scott Piercy128115 Mike Lorenzo-Vera13082 Kurt
By: Lance Ringler
Title: PGA Championship field, by the rankings
Sourced From: golfweek.usatoday.com/2020/08/05/pga-championship-field-by-the-rankings/
Published Date: Wed, 05 Aug 2020 13:00:41 +0000