By The Numbers: 2017 PGA Championship Field

The world’s best players will be teeing it up in Charlotte, North Carolina this week for the season’s last major, the PGA Championship. Jimmy Walker will defend his maiden major title at Quail Hollow, where world-class players will have on final shot for major glory.


 
The favorites to lift the Wannamker Trophy come Sunday evening, include a trio of players who already own three wins on the season, including world No. 1 Dustin Johnson, three-time major champion Jordan Spieth, and Japanese superstar Hideki Matsuyama, who picked up his third at Firestone last weekend.

Rory McIlory may be winless on the season, but he enters Quail with perhaps the most impressive resume of them all, with two wins on the course (2010 and 2015 Wells Fargo), and two PGA Championship titles.

With just two tournament weeks remaining before the FedEx Cup Playoffs begin, the PGA Championship will also play an important role in setting the fields for The Northern Trust (Top 125) and Dell Technologies Championship (Top 100), the first two playoff events.


At-a-Glance

Event: PGA Championship
Dates: August 10-13, 2017
Where: Quail Hollow Club – Charlotte, NC
Distance: Par 72, 7,442 Yards
Defending Champ: Jimmy Walker
Trophy: Wannamaker Trophy
Purse: $10,500,000
Winning Share: $1,890,000
FedEx Cup Points: 600


FedEx Top 10

All 10 of the top 10 in the current FedExCup rankings will be in the field.

  • Hideki Matsuyama (1)
  • Jordan Spieth (2)
  • Dustin Johnson (3)
  • Justin Thomas (4)
  • Jon Rahm (5)
  • Rickie Fowler (6)
  • Brooks Koepka (7)
  • Daniel Berger (8)
  • Kevin Kisner (9)
  • Brian Harman (10)

World Top 10

All 10 of the top 10 in the Official World Golf Ranking will be in the field.

  • Dustin Johnson (1)
  • Jordan Spieth (2)
  • Hideki Matsuyama (3)
  • Rory McIlroy (4)
  • Sergio Garcia (5)
  • Jon Rahm (6)
  • Jason Day (7)
  • Henrik Stenson (8)
  • Alex Noren (9)
  • Rickie Fowler (10)

Former PGA Champions

There are 13 former PGA Championship winners in the field this week.

  • Jimmy Walker (2016)
  • Jason Day (2015)
  • Rory McIlroy (2012, 2014)
  • Jason Dufner (2013)
  • Keegan Bradley (2011)
  • Y.E. Yang (2009)
  • Padraig Harrington (2008)
  • Phil Mickelson (2005)
  • Vijay Singh (1998, 2004)
  • Shaun Micheel (2003)
  • Rich Beem (2002)
  • Davis Love III (1997)
  • John Daly (1991)

Last 5 Masters Winners

All five of the 5 most recent winners at Augusta are in the field.

  • Sergio Garcia (2017)
  • Danny Willett (2016)
  • Jordan Spieth (2015)
  • Bubba Watson (2014)
  • Adam Scott (2013)

Last 5 U.S. Open Winners

Four of the 5 most recent winners at the U.S. Open are in the field (Martin Kaymer withdrew).

  • Brooks Koepka (2017)
  • Dustin Johnson (2016)
  • Jordan Spieth (2015)
  • Justin Rose (2013)

Last 5 British Open Winners

All five of the 5 most recent winners at the British Open are in the field.

  • Jordan Spieth (2017)
  • Henrik Stenson (2016)
  • Zach Johnson (2015)
  • Rory McIlroy (2014)
  • Phil Mickelson (2013)

10 PGA Tour Wins

There are 9 players in the field with at least 10 PGA Tour wins.

  • Phil Mickelson (42)
  • Davis Love III (21)
  • Dustin Johnson (15)
  • Rory McIlroy (13)
  • Adam Scott (13)
  • Zach Johnson (12)
  • Jordan Spieth (11)
  • Jason Day (10)
  • Sergio Garcia (10)

Full PGA Championship Field

Byeong Hun An 
Alex Beach 
Rich Beem 
Rich Berberian, Jr. 
Daniel Berger 
Thomas Bjørn 
Jonas Blixt 
Keegan Bradley 
Jamie Broce 
Scott Brown 
Wesley Bryan 
Rafa Cabrera Bello 
Patrick Cantlay 
Paul Casey 
Bud Cauley 
Kevin Chappell 
Paul Claxton 
Nicolas Colsaerts 
John Daly 
Jason Day 
Stuart Deane 
Bryson DeChambeau 
Graham DeLaet 
Matt Dobyns 
Luke Donald 
Jason Dufner 
Ernie Els 
Tony Finau 
Ross Fisher 
Matthew Fitzpatrick 
Tommy Fleetwood 
Rickie Fowler 
Ryan Fox 
Dylan Frittelli 
Jim Furyk 
Sergio Garcia 
Lucas Glover 
Branden Grace 
Greg Gregory 
Cody Gribble 
Emiliano Grillo 
Bill Haas 
Adam Hadwin 
James Hahn 
Jaysen Hansen 
Brian Harman 
Padraig Harrington 
Tyrrell Hatton 
Scott Hebert 
Scott Hend 
Russell Henley 
Jim Herman 
Charley Hoffman 
J.B. Holmes 
Billy Horschel 
Charles Howell III 
Mackenzie Hughes 
Yuta Ikeda 
Thongchai Jaidee 
Dustin Johnson 
Zach Johnson 
Andrew Johnston 
Marc Leishman 
Alexander Levy 
Hao Tong Li 
David Lingmerth 
Luke List 
Davis Love III 
Jamie Lovemark 
Shane Lowry 
Joost Luiten 
Hideki Matsuyama 
Graeme McDowell 
William McGirt 
Rory McIlroy 
David McNabb 
Shaun Micheel 
Phil Mickelson 
Francesco Molinari 
Chris Moody 
Ryan Moore 
Grayson Murray 
David Muttitt 
Kevin Na 
Alex Noren 
Sean O’Hair 
Thorbjørn Olesen 
Louis Oosthuizen 
Rod Pampling 
Pat Perez 
Rod Perry 
Thomas Pieters 
Kenny Pigman 
D.A. Points 
Ian Poulter 
Jon Rahm 
Adam Rainaud 
Patrick Reed 
Patrick Rodgers 
Justin Rose 
Xander Schauffele 
Charl Schwartzel 
Adam Scott 
Webb Simpson 
Vijay Singh 
Mike Small 
Cameron Smith 
Jordan L Smith 
Brian Smock 
Brandt Snedeker 
Young-han Song 
Jordan Spieth 
Kyle Stanley 
Brendan Steele 
Henrik Stenson 
Richard Sterne 
Brandon Stone 
Robert Streb 
Steve Stricker 
Andy Sullivan 
Daniel Summerhays 
Hudson Swafford 
Hideto Tanihara 
Justin Thomas 


Staff

This post was produced by a Pro Golf Weekly staff member.



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