By The Numbers: The Northern Trust Field

Despite the fact that many golf fans consider the PGA Championship to signify the end of the season, the PGA Tour season marches on with the big-money FedExCup playoffs, starting this week at The Northern Trust at Glen Oaks Club.


 
The tournament, formerly called The Barclay’s, will feature the top 125 players in the final FedExCup standings, with Patrick Reed defending his fifth career title, and seeking his first one of the season.

The field in Old Westbury, New York will feature all the big names including world No. 1 Dustin Johnson, three-time major champion Jordan Spieth, Japanese superstar Hideki Matsutama, and rookie phenom Jon Rahm.

As we do each week, let’s take a look at the field, by the numbers.


FedEx Top 10

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

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

World Top 10

Nine of the top 10 in the Official World Golf Ranking will be in the field. Sergio Garcia (5) chose to sit out.

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

Former FedExCup Champions

There are 5 former FedExCup champions in the field this week. Former champ Brandt Snedeker (2012) is out with an injury.

  • Rory McIlroy (2016)
  • Jordan Spieth (2015)
  • Billy Horschel (2014)
  • Henrik Stenson (2013)
  • Bill Haas (2011)

Multiple Major Champions

There are five players in the field with multiple major championship titles.

  • Phil Mickelson (5)
  • Rory McIlroy (4)
  • Jordan Spieth (3)
  • Zach Johnson (2)
  • Bubba Watson (2)

10 PGA Tour Wins

There are seven players in the field with at least 10 PGA Tour wins. Adam Scott (12 wins) is not in the field due to birth of child. Garcia (10) chose not to play this week.

  • Phil Mickelson (42)
  • Dustin Johnson (15)
  • Rory McIlroy (13)
  • Zach Johnson (12)
  • Jordan Spieth (11)
  • Jason Day (10)

PGA Tour Rookies

A record twelve rookies qualified for the playoffs this year. But only 11 will be in the field, as Dominic Bozzelli (115) is out with an injury.

  • Wesley Bryan (27)
  • Xander Schauffele (33)
  • Mackenzie Hughes (34)
  • Ollie Schniederjans (39)
  • Grayson Murray (69)
  • Patrick Cantlay (78)
  • C.T. Pan (86)
  • Cody Gribble (89)
  • J.J. Spaun (91)
  • Ryan Blaum (105)
  • Richy Werenski (108)

Full Field

Sorted by FedExCup Rank

POSNAMEPoints
1Hideki Matsuyama2869
2Justin Thomas2689
3Jordan Spieth2671
4Dustin Johnson2466
5Rickie Fowler1832
6Jon Rahm1754
7Brooks Koepka1736
8Daniel Berger1623
9Kevin Kisner1612
10Brian Harman1557
11Charley Hoffman1498
12Pat Perez1461
13Adam Hadwin1347
14Marc Leishman1324
15Matt Kuchar1260
16Brendan Steele1226
17Kyle Stanley1204
18Paul Casey1135
19Russell Henley1129
20Jason Dufner1126
21Charles Howell III1102
23Henrik Stenson1079
24Billy Horschel1068
25Webb Simpson1058
26Gary Woodland1052
27Wesley Bryan1046
28Tony Finau1024
29Jhonattan Vegas1023
30Kevin Chappell1015
31Francesco Molinari1010
32Justin Rose996
33Xander Schauffele988
34Mackenzie Hughes974
35Louis Oosthuizen956
36Bill Haas946
37Hudson Swafford921
38Patrick Reed896
39Ollie Schniederjans882
40Cameron Smith847
41Si Woo Kim839
42Zach Johnson839
43Bryson DeChambeau836
44Rory McIlroy803
45Sung Kang798
46Keegan Bradley794
47Jamie Lovemark787
48Ian Poulter760
49Jason Day756
50Luke List741
51Phil Mickelson734
52Charl Schwartzel727
53James Hahn711
54Sean O'Hair707
55Lucas Glover706
56Danny Lee697
57Martin Laird676
58Kelly Kraft672
59Ryan Moore671
60Russell Knox669
61Anirban Lahiri667
62Bud Cauley666
63Chez Reavie666
65Scott Brown646
67Graham DeLaet640
68Patrick Rodgers639
69Grayson Murray638
70Rod Pampling630
71Chris Stroud627
72Kevin Tway619
73Chad Campbell616
74Rafa Cabrera Bello615
75Kevin Na584
76Stewart Cink583
77Jonas Blixt578
78Patrick Cantlay578
79Robert Streb577
80Morgan Hoffmann565
81Jim Herman553
82J.B. Holmes543
83Kevin Streelman541
84Nick Taylor532
86C.T. Pan527
87Patton Kizzire519
88Emiliano Grillo518
89Cody Gribble514
90Branden Grace510
91J.J. Spaun510
92Whee Kim505
93William McGirt499
94Jason Kokrak490
95Michael Kim483
96Byeong Hun An468
97Chris Kirk467
98Camilo Villegas464
99Robert Garrigus448
100Seung-Yul Noh446
101Jimmy Walker439
102Scott Stallings438
103David Lingmerth437
104D.A. Points435
105Ryan Blaum434
106Brian Gay426
107Luke Donald424
108Richy Werenski423
109Brandon Hagy419
110Steve Stricker410
111Derek Fathauer408
112Tyrone Van Aswegen407
113Bubba Watson397
114Harris English397
116Geoff Ogilvy390
117Nick Watney386
118Martin Flores383
119John Huh382
120Blayne Barber381
121Ben Martin378
122Rory Sabbatini375
123Harold Varner III375
124Vaughn Taylor369
125J.J. Henry365

Credit: Getty Images, PGA Tour Media


Jeff Smith

Jeff is a Producer for Pro Golf Weekly. He is producing a digital documentary on the 2016-17 PGA Tour season.



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