Hot 25: Ranking The CJ Cup Field

The 2017-18 PGA Tour season continues its three-tournament Asian Swing with The CJ Cup at Nine Bridges – the first Korean event in Tour history.

Last week at the CIMB Classic in Malaysia – the first leg of the Asian series, Pat Perez won for the second time in less than 12 months.

Headlining the $9.25M Korean event are superstars Justin Thomas and Jason Day. Other big names in the field at Jeju Island include Perez, Xander Schauffele, Marc Leishman, Paul Casey, Patrick Reed,and Keegan Bradley.
 
As we’ll be doing each week, here are the hottest 25 players in the field based on recent performance.


THE SKINNY

Tournament: The CJ Cup at Nine Bridges
Golf Course: Nine Bridges GC
Where: Jeju Island, Korea
Distance: 7,221 Yards, Par 70
Purse: $9,250,000
Winner: $1,665,000
Defending Champion: New Event


HOW WE RANK

The point rankings are based on each player’s six most recent tournaments. Players are awarded +/- points for a Win, 2nd, 3rd, Top 10, Top 20, Top 30, Top 50, and MC. Points are scaled based on the type of event (opposite field, regular, playoff/wgc, major).


THE CJ CUP: PGW’S HOT 25

PGW OWGRPLAYERLAST 6TOTAL
14Justin Thomas17, 2, 47, 1, 6, 1 40.25
216Marc Leishman24, 1, 3, MC, 13, 4119.75
329Xander Schauffele3, 1, 20, 53, 17, MC18.83
423Patrick Reed13, 65, 6, 20, 2, 3616.08
520Pat Perez16, 12, 6, 34, 28, 6915.25
69Jason Day17, 4, 25, 6, 9, 2411.67
714Paul Casey7, 5, 33, 4, 5, 1311.08
845Tony Finau2, 7, 7, 65, 54, 4410.33
997Chez Reavie13, 12, 61, 10, 37, 226.00
1064Keegan Bradley2, MC, 27, 35, 43, 425.67
1172Kevin Na44, 37, 53, 6, 29, 45.33
12107Ollie Schniederjans23, 17, 66, MC, MC, 25.17
1385Lucas Glover7, 30, 12, 30, 40, 285.08
1482Hudson Swafford54, 40, 13, 43, NC, 104.33
1549Gary Woodland28, 19, 27, 18, MC, 224.00
1665Anirban Lahiri10, 9, 56, MC, 28, 754.00
1731Charl Schwartzel27, 25, 29, 48, 24, 123.83
1827Daniel Berger15, 33, 61, 33, MC, 173.50
1953Kyle Stanley21, 20, 47, 25, 25, MC3.08
2054Ian Poulter58, 11, 40, 23, 66, 222.75
2121Rafael Cabrera Bello10, 33, 18, MC, MC, 722.75
22105Bud Cauley67, 7, 27, 47, MC, 422.42
2350Adam Hadwin51, 23, 40, 13, MC, MC1.92
2425Adam ScottMC, 61, 13, 22, 35, MC1.83
2595Grayson Murray69, 9, 51, 25, 62, MC1.67

PGW Staff

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